SS-GB: BBC’s intriguing Adaptation of Len Deighton’s alternate history novel

Sam Riley, SS-GB

Produced by Sid Gentle Films Ltd, SS-GB has been adapted from Len Deighton’s intriguing, alternate history novel of the same name by one of the UK’s most successful writing partnerships – BAFTA Award winners Neal Purvis and Robert Wade (SPECTRE, Skyfall, and Casino Royale).

Set in Nazi-occupied London, the five-part thriller is based on the premise that the Germans won the Battle of Britain.

Acclaimed British actor Sam Riley plays Douglas Archer and actress Kate Bosworth plays Barbara Barga, the leads in SS-GB. Other names starring in the drama include Jason Flemyng, James Cosmo, Aneurin Barnard and Maeve Dermody as well as German actors Rainer Bock and Lars Eidinger.

Sally Woodward Gentle, Lee Morris, Neal Purvis and Robert Wade are Executive Producers on SS-GB for Sid Gentle Films Ltd. The ambitious series is produced by Patrick Schweitzer and directed by multi award-winning director Philipp Kadelbach.

SS-GB is a complex thriller focusing on British Detective Douglas Archer. Forced to work under the brutal SS in occupied London, Archer is determined to continue to do his job in the service of his country, but against impossible odds.