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Season 41, Episode 24 Page Eight

First Aired: November 6, 2011

David Hare wrote and directed "Page Eight," about an aging MI5 intelligence analyst (Bill Nighy) who discovers information about a possible international scandal in a top-secret file that his best friend and boss (Michael Gambon) shares with him. At the same time, his suspicions are aroused by a beautiful neighbor (Rachel Weisz) and the over-eager would-be suitor (Tom Hughes) pursuing her; and struggles to repair his relationship with his daughter (Felicity Jones).

Guest Cast

Bill Nighy Johnny Worricker
Ralph Fiennes Alec Beasley
Saskia Reeves Anthea Catcheside
Michael Gambon Benedict Baron
Larry David Laurence
Alice Krige Emma Baron
Judy Davis Jill Tankard
Bruce Myers Joseph Pierpan
Rachel Weisz Nancy Pierpan
Ewen Bremner Rollo Maverley
Jay Benedict Master of the College
Felicity Jones Julianne Worricker

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  • Premiered: January 10, 1971
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • User Rating:4.52 out of 5 (809 ratings)
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