I was glad to find that there was no need to hide behind a cushion at any point during Spies of Warsaw (BBC Four).
This yarn of émigrés and rather black-looking blueprints never became too visually brutal, nor was the love interest between David Tennant (as Lt Col Jean-François Mercier, a French spy) and the pleasing Janet Montgomery (as Anna Skarbek, a lawyer with the League of Nations) too embarrassing for intergenerational shared viewing, even when things got steamy on a steam train.
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And Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid likened their relationship to an 'arranged marriage' during an appearance on Alan Carr: Chatty Man - although the brunette teasingly declared there wasn't enough alcohol available to make her sleep with her co-host.
If you're stuck in a style rut of one LBD after another, then a red hot dress is just the thing you need to inject a bit of colour into your wardrobe!In the hurry of the action the interior life of Mercier and Anna Skarbek scarcely had a chance to be explored, but the playing of the minor characters in particular (the driver, the housekeeper) was convincingly understated.And thankfully there was no gratingly anachronistic Downton-speak.It figures in several of his works, with a bullet-hole in the mirror above table 14, and it had a bit part last night, although the holed frosted-glass advertisement for bière was not the Belle Époque mirror that imagination or the real Bofinger suggested.Nor was it clear why his book The Spies of Warsaw lost the “the”.No doubt, though, some railway gricer will point out that locomotives with the wheel configuration 4-6-0 never ran between Warsaw and Budapest in the Thirties.The action began in 1937, four years before the birth of Alan Furst, the American author of the book behind the drama.So with that in mind, steal Susanna's style by shopping the options we've rounded up for you in the edit below.Phase Eight is one of her favourite labels, or this Yumi dress at Debenhams will do the trick!The ongoing malaise in the European financial-services sector is making it incumbent on banks to boost profitability if they are to regain the trust of the capital markets and present an attractive opportunity to investors.Banking leaders are struggling to find sustainable solutions that would enable their institutions to produce returns close to or greater than their cost of equity.