Kim Philby

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‘I did not let Kim Philby go. He gave me the slip’: what an MI6 spy told me over lunch
A new TV series highlights the part played by the UK intelligence service’s Nicholas Elliott in unmasking the 1960s Cambridge spy ring – events he recalled years later over lunch at his club

William Keegan

31, Dec, 2022 @3:00 PM

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MI5 missed early chance to expose Soviet agent Kim Philby, files reveal
British intelligence viewed Flora Solomon as ‘inconsequential’ in 1951 but her evidence later ‘clinched’ case against Philby

Caroline Davies

11, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Bruce Page obituary
Leading light of the Sunday Times Insight team whose quest for truth exposed the thalidomide scandal

Peter Kellner

01, Apr, 2022 @2:41 PM

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Charlotte Philby: ‘We visited Kim in Moscow’
The spy novelist, whose latest book tells the story of her grandfather Kim Philby and the Soviet agent Edith Tudor-Hart, talks about the perils of writing about family, and why female spies get overlooked

Stephanie Merritt

19, Mar, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Love and Deception: Philby in Beirut by James Hanning review – the spy who loved, maybe
A fascinating new biography from the perspective of Philby’s third wife sheds new light on a well-worn story of secrecy and betrayal

John Banville

18, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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A Splinter of Ice review – Graham Greene and Kim Philby clink glasses
Ben Brown’s new play imagining the author’s Moscow meeting with his former MI6 colleague fails to truly chill

Susannah Clapp

25, Apr, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Graham Greene’s showdown with Soviet spy Kim Philby: A Splinter of Ice review
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A meeting between the writer and the double agent, once colleagues at MI6, is strong on friendship and betrayal – but takes us no closer to the heart of either man

Arifa Akbar

15, Apr, 2021 @10:59 PM

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Kim Philby: new revelations about spy emerge in secret files
UK government launched campaign to block memoirs being published fearing damaging disclosures

Owen Bowcott and Caroline Davies

30, Dec, 2020 @6:01 AM

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George Blake exemplified the desolation, waste and treachery of the cold war | Stephen Dorril
The intelligence officer turned KGB agent who has died at 98 never belonged to Kim Philby’s elite traitors’ club

Stephen Dorril

27, Dec, 2020 @7:15 AM

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Alan Williams obituary
Thriller writer and journalist who relished the excitement and drama of the cold war

Michael Barber

15, May, 2020 @7:47 PM

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The best recent crime and thrillers – review roundup
American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson; The Most Difficult Thing by Charlotte Philby; The Chain by Adrian McKinty; The Poison Garden by Alex Marwood; The Reunion by Guillaume Musso and The Lady in the Car With Glasses and a Gun by Sébastien Japrisot

Laura Wilson

19, Jul, 2019 @10:58 AM

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A thriller of spies and betrayal: by Kim Philby’s granddaughter
Charlotte Philby’s novel examines a parent’s path into a ‘dark world’

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and Media Correspondent

16, Sep, 2018 @5:00 AM

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