Mother Spy

A drama documentary which tells the story and explores the dilemmas of Janet Chisholm, one of the most unlikely spies in the history of espionage.

She was a British Embassy wife and mother in Moscow and was persuaded to use her young children and their trips to the park as cover in handling the Cold War's most influential informant at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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A drama documentary which tells the story and explores the dilemmas of Janet Chisholm, one of the most unlikely spies in the history of espionage.

She was a British Embassy wife and mother in Moscow and was persuaded to use her young children and their trips to the park as cover in handling the Cold War's most influential informant at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis.