Based on Jennie Rooney’s novel, Red Joan tells the story of Joan (Judi Dench) an elderly woman unexpectedly arrested for espionage. Flashbacks to her time at university in Cambridge reveal the story of how an undergraduate in Natural Sciences managed to become one of the Soviet Union’s most influential spies.
Co-production with Trademark Films
Producer: David Parfitt
Co-Producers: Ivan Mactaggart, Alice Dawson
Book: Jennie Rooney
Writer: Lindsay Shapero
Director: Trevor Nunn