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Turn: Washington's Spies: Season 1 - Preview

Turn: Washington's Spies

Preview by Jack Foley

ADAPTED from the 2007 novel based on the true story of four childhood friends who formed a spy ring that affected the Revolutionary War, comes a brand new TV period drama in the form of Turn: Washington’s Spies.

Witness the birth of The Culper Ring, historically remembered as George Washington’s spies, and the men that changed the course of history in America’s fight for independence. Join the battlefront when Turn: Washington’s Spies: Season 1 comes to DVD on April 20, 2015, courtesy of Entertainment One.

Turn: Washington’s Spies: Season 1 is the fast paced period thriller about America’s first spies, featuring an explosive cast including; Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot, King Kong) as American farmer Abe Woodhall; Seth Numrich (Private Romeo, How To Kill A Mockingbird) as a member of the Washington Army, Ben Tallmadge; Kevin McNally (Pirates Of The Caribbean Saga, Downton Abbey) as Judge Richard Woodhull; Daniel Henshall (The Babadook, The Snowtown Murders) as American thrill-seeker Caleb Brewster; Heather Lind (Boardwalk Empire, A Single Shot) as one of Abe’s closest friends, Anna Strong; Meegan Warner (Portend, A Place To Call Home) as Abe’s wife Mary Woodhull; Burn Gorman (The Dark Knight Rises, Game Of Thrones) as Major Hewlett; and Samuel Roukin (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, Bright Star) as Lieutenant John Graves Simcoe.

In this action-packed spy thriller based on Alexander Rose’s critically acclaimed novel Washington’s Spies, Abe Woodhull (Bell) is a New York farmer tired of living under the tyranny of British rule.

Fearing for the future nation his son will come to inherit, Abe decides to band together with a group of likeminded men to infiltrate the British ranks and shatter their grip on the New World. Facing peril at every turn and with his nation’s fate hanging in the balance, Abe will come to learn that freedom comes at a price.

Turn: Washington’s Spies – Season One is available on DVD from April 20, 2015, courtesy of Entertainment One.

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