Six-part BBC series (November 1983), adapted from the novel of the same name by
Tom Keene and Brian Haynes. Based on a true story.
Early starring for Oscar-nominated Tom Wilkinson (Michael Clayton). Also featuring:
The British trawler Caistor has disappeared in the Barents Sea.
Martin Taylor, son of the Chief Engineer, waits for news in the ship's
home port with Suzy, an old schoolfriend.
Now the official search has
been abandoned, a private expedition to Norway is being organised by
Tom Silvers, brother of one of the crew, but both British and Soviet
Intelligence are determined to suppress public anxiety. As the official
inquiry is announced, a lifebuoy is found by a Norwegian fisherman.
Two DVDS, from TV.