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Maureen Ryan

An Unappreciated Gem Returns

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.10.2014 | TV

Sunday evening will see the return of a well-made period drama that features resourceful women in search of personal and professional satisfaction, a ...

Actor Ed Stoppard On Codebreaker -- A Film Bio of Alan Turing

Sean Martinfield | Posted 09.16.2013 | Entertainment
Sean Martinfield

Codebreaker, a 2011 docudrama originally broadcast in the UK as Britain's Greatest Codebreaker, was a mind-bending entry in the recent Frameline37 film festival at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco.

Fresh Takes On Crime And Punishment In Two Smart Miniseries

Maureen Ryan | Posted 06.18.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

The brisk period drama "Bletchley Circle" is about the effort to apprehend a criminal, but the atmospheric "Rectify" takes place at the opposite end of the criminal-justice process: It's about what happens when man convicted of murder re-enters society.

Canadian Claims To Have Cracked 'Unbreakable' WWII Pigeon Code

Posted 12.17.2012 | World

Last November, a 74-year-old Brit cleaning his chimney came across an encrypted World War II message strapped to the remains of a dead pigeon. After w...

Mission Accomplished: World War II Carrier Pigeon's Coded Secret Message Finally Received

Posted 11.02.2012 | World

A retired probation officer in England cleaning out his chimney recently was startled to sweep up a 70-year-old secret amid the soot: the skeleton of ...

Spy Kids: U.K. Starts Secret Agent Apprentice Program

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.18.2012 | World

LONDON — How's this for a job title – secret agent's apprentice? The British government is recruiting teenage apprentice spies and codebr...