Hut 33

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0106 LASTOh Brother Where Art Thou?2007073020080923
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The Bletchley Park codebreakers grapple with the complexities of religion. Stars Robert Bathurst. From July 2007.

The Bletchley Park code-breakers grapple with the complexities of religion.

Archie is looking forward to seeing his brother who is back on leave, but conflicts of faith threaten to intervene.

Gordon is worried about the afterlife and discovers Minka has a religious past, whilst Joshua's idea of faith is confused.

0206 LASTYankee Diddle2008062520090618
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The Bletchley Park codebreakers' attempt to fleece a wealthy American backfires. Stars Robert Bathurst. From June 2008.

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The Bletchley Park code breakers' attempt to fleece a wealthy American backfires.

An American visitor is joining Hut 33.

He seems to be very wealthy and very gullible, which presents Charles with an irresistible chance to fleece him.

Not only does he have more money than sense, but he also happens to be Roosevelt's nephew.

0301Know Thyne Enemy2009101420120529 (BBC7)
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Bletchley Park codebreaker Gordon gets carried away trying to think like a German. Stars Robert Bathurst. From October 2009.

Bletchley Park codebreaker Gordon gets carried away trying to think like a German.

It's 1942, the war is not going well and the codebreakers of Bletchley Park are under even more pressure than before.

Hut 33, the worst performing hut, resorts to desperate measures to improve results.

Archie, Gordon and Charles try to think like Germans to help them predict the letter combinations on the Enigma machine.

Unfortunately their experiment in psychological warfare goes very badly awry.

0302Big Machine2009102120120605 (BBC7)
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Can Gordon's new computing invention help the Bletchley Park codebreakers? Stars Robert Bathurst. From October 2009.

Gordon invents a new form of computing device to help break codes.

0303Back To Your Post2009102820120612 (BBC7)
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With everything German under suspicion, the codebreakers tackle censoring letters. Stars Robert Bathurst. From October 2009.

Sitcom by James Cary, set in Bletchley Park in 1941. Three code-breakers are forced to share a draughty wooden hut as they try to break German ciphers. Unfortunately, they hate each other.

Everything German is under suspicion in 1942 and Bletchley Park is no exception. Charles has German relatives and is threatened with internment. Will Archie help his colleague and can Charles avoid Minka's attentions, now she knows there is a true German in their midst?

Charles....Robert Bathurst

Archie....Tom Goodman-hill

Minka....Olivia Colman

Gordon....Fergus Craig

Joshua....Alex MacQueen

Mrs Best....Lill Roughley

Judge....Alex Lowe.

Everything German is under suspicion in 1942 and Bletchley Park is no exception.

Charles has German relatives and is threatened with internment.

Will Archie help his colleague and can Charles avoid Minka's attentions, now she knows there is a true German in their midst?

0304Spitfire Poker2009110420120619 (BBC7)
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The Bletchley Park codebreakers try to help raise money for the town's spitfire fund. Stars Robert Bathurst. From November 2009.

The Bletchley Park codebreakers try help raise money for the town's spitfire fund. Stars Robert Bathurst. From November 2009.

The codebreakers of Bletchley Park are in the doghouse again, so to make amends they help raise money for the town's Spitfire fund.

Unfortunately Charles promptly loses the money in a card game, trying to impress an old school chum, so the hut must try to win it back somehow.

Archie can't believe Charles is so desperate to curry favour with a former prefect and Minka has trouble understanding the rules of gentlemen's clubs.

0305Unlucky For Some2009111120120626 (BBC7)
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Can the Bletchley codebreakers remain rational as they move into spooky Hut 13? Stars Robert Bathurst. From November 2009.

Gordon is convinced that Hut 33's recent run of luck is thanks to his lucky mascot, Mr Pickles.

But Archie is determined to prove that it's all down to natural intelligence and decides to put an end to Gordon's childish superstitions.

At which point their luck promptly runs out; none of the codes make even the slightest sense.

They are forced to move into Hut 13 - although a mystery surrounds the whereabouts of the former inhabitants.

Perhaps the rumours about the Devil's Equation are true after all.

0306 LASTEntente Cordiale2009111820120703 (BBC7)
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Can the wartime codebreakers improve Anglo-French relations with a little derring-do? Stars Robert Bathurst. From November 2009.

French resistance operative Marie-Anne is looking for brave, resourceful and courageous men to help her on an intelligence mission over France.

Instead she meets the occupants of Hut 33.

Archie, Gordon and Charles are all keen to impress their new lady friend, while Minka takes an irrational dislike to a fellow resistance fighter.

Could things get any worse? With Joshua in charge of supplies and his brother Neville flying the plane, the answer is yes.