Summer of Rockets - S01 (2019)

Samuel, a Russian-born Jewish inventor who specialises in the development of hearing aids, is tasked with a secret mission by MI5 to use his technological expertise to contribute to western Cold War efforts. Following the tensions of the space race and the first hydrogen bomb test, Samuel's efforts factor in to the emergence of the modern world.
  • Release
  • 2019
  • Duration
  • 60m
  • Quality
  • HD
  • Toby Stephens
    Samuel Petrukhin
    Toby Stephens
  • Keeley Hawes
    Kathleen Shaw
    Keeley Hawes
  • Linus Roache
    Richard Shaw
    Linus Roache
  • Mark Bonnar
    Field
    Mark Bonnar
  • Lucy Cohu
    Miriam Petrukhin
    Lucy Cohu
  • Claire Bloom
    Aunt Mary
    Claire Bloom
May 22, 2019

During the tumultuous summer of 1958, Samuel prepares to launch his new invention, which is attracting some suspicious followers, before meeting the mysterious Kathleen.

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Stephen Poliakoff

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    May 29, 2019

    The secret service tasks Samuel with spying on the Shaws in exchange for an order of his invention, and Hannah discovers that Kathleen has a tragic family secret.

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    Stephen Poliakoff

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      June 5, 2019

      Samuel spies on his new friends while his relationship with Kathleen intensifies. Hannah and Kathleen investigate Anthony’s disappearance.

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        June 12, 2019

        Kathleen visits the boarding house in search of Anthony, but has no luck. Armstrong explains to Samuel that they have reason to believe that people connected with the Shaw family could be enemies of the state. Not knowing who to believe, Samuel confronts Mr Field.

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          June 19, 2019

          After the shooting, Field places the Petruhkin home and factory under protection. Samuel makes his own plans and goes into hiding where he meets Kathleen in secret.

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          Stephen Poliakoff

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            June 26, 2019

            Samuel learns the truth about the Shaws and the MI5 men. His is invited to an extraordinary secret meeting, while Hannah becomes increasingly worried about her father’s safety.

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            Stephen Poliakoff

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