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'SS-GB' Wartime Drama: From Sam Riley To Kate Bosworth – Where You've Seen These Familiar Faces Before

’SS-GB’ debuted last night, with the BBC’s brand new wartime thriller boasting a pretty stellar cast in its big-budget adaptation of Len Deighton’s bestselling novel. 

Led by stars Sam Riley and Kate Bosworth, the line-up includes lots of familiar faces… let us help you out a little… 

Sam Riley

BBC

Plays: Douglas Archer
Where you’ve seen that face before: ‘Control’ as Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis, ‘Brighton rock’ as Pinkie, and film ‘Maleficent’. 

Kate Bosworth

BBC

Plays: Barbara Barga
Where you’ve seen that face before: ‘The Horse Whisperer’, ‘Blue Crush’, ‘Wonderland’, ‘Beyond the Sea’, ‘Superman Returns’, ‘Straw Dogs’, ‘Still Alice’

Lars Eidinger

BBC

Plays: Dr Oskar Huth
Where you’ve seen that face before: ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’, ‘Personal Shopper’ (with Kristen Stewart), forthcoming ‘Matilda’

Rainer Bock

BBC

Plays: Fritz Kellermann
Where you’ve seen that face before: ‘Inglourious Basterds’, ‘War Horse’, ‘The Book Thief’, ‘A Most Wanted Man’

James Cosmo

BBC

Plays: Harry Woods
Where you’ve seen that face before: ‘Highlander’, ‘Braveheart’, ‘Troy’, ‘Trainspotting’. TV series include ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Sons of Anarchy’. Oh, and the most recent series of ‘Celebrity Big Brother’. 

Maeve Darmody

BBC

Plays: Sylvia Manning
Where you’ve seen that face before: ‘And Then There Were None’, ‘Ripper Street’, ‘Marcella’

Jason Flemyng

BBC

Plays: George Mayhew
Where you’ve seen that face before: ‘Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels’, ‘Snatch’, ‘Rob Roy’, ‘The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen’, ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’. Also ‘The Missing’ Series 1

Aneurin Barnard

BBC

Plays: PC Jimmy Dunn
Where you’ve seen that face before: Films ‘Hunky Dory’, ‘Ironclad’. TV includes ‘Cilla’, ‘The White Queen’ and last year’s ‘War and Peace’

Catch up with ‘SS-GB’ on BBCiPlayer. It continues next Sunday. 

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