Dan Snow's History Hit Interview

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Appearance on Dan Snow's History Hit podcast to discuss the Cambridge Spy Ring and the Soviet agent, John Cairncross.

Period4 Jul 2019

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleThe Cambridge Spies with Dr Chris Smith
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletHistoryHit / ACast
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size33 mins
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionDr Chris Smith has written a fascinating new book about John Cairncross, one of the famous five Cambridge spies who infiltrated high positions in the British intelligence service and reported back to Russia. Kim Philby, the most famous of the spies, was almost in charge of MI6 before his associate was detected, and intelligence officers grew suspicious.
    PersonsChris Smith