Is The Bletchley Circle based on a true story?

Is The Bletchley Circle based on a true story?

Although parts of the show are fictionalised, the codebreaking Bletchley Park centre and the 9,000 women who worked there during World War II, deciphering Nazi messages, is real. The characters, therefore, are thought to be based on some of the women who actually worked there.

Was The Bletchley Circle Cancelled?

After two short seasons, ITV’s women-led 1950s-set codebreakers drama has been cancelled. The series starred Anna Maxwell Martin, Rachel Stirling, Sophie Rundle and Julie Graham as former WWII Bletchley Park codebreakers, using their considerable nous in post-war civilian life to solve crimes.

Who were the code breakers at Bletchley Park?

The GC&CS team of codebreakers included Alan Turing, Gordon Welchman, Hugh Alexander, Bill Tutte, and Stuart Milner-Barry. The nature of the work at Bletchley remained secret until many years after the war.

Where is Bletchley Circle filmed?

The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco is produced by Omnifilm Entertainment and World Productions for BritBox, with Kew Media as the international distributor. Filming began in March 2018 and takes place principally in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Is there a season 3 of The Bletchley Circle?

The programme was not renewed for a third series. However, in 2018, a spinoff series titled The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco was announced by ITV and BritBox.

How many seasons did The Bletchley Circle have?


The Bletchley Circle
No. of series 2
No. of episodes 7 (list of episodes)
Executive producer Simon Heath

Is there a season 3 of Bletchley Circle?

Where was The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco filmed?

Vancouver, British Columbia

Is there a new series of the Bletchley Circle?

However, in 2018, a spinoff series titled The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco was announced by ITV and BritBox. Susan Gray, Millie, Lucy, and Jean worked together at Bletchley Park to decipher German military codes for the British military, during World War II.

Who are Jean and Millie from the Bletchley Circle?

A spin-off of the miniseries The Bletchley Circle, the new series follows Millie ( Rachael Stirling) and Jean ( Julie Graham) as they travel to San Francisco and continue to use their code-breaking skills to solve murders. The series is produced by Canada’s Omnifilm Entertainment, in association with United Kingdom’s World Productions.

How many episodes are in The Haunting of Bletchley Park?

This series is made up of two 2-part stories totalling four episodes. Former Bletchley Park colleague Alice Merren ( Hattie Morahan) is awaiting trial for the murder of a distinguished scientist ( Paul McGann ). Despite the overwhelming evidence of Alice’s guilt, Jean is determined to prove Alice is innocent and reassembles the women to prove it.

What is Bletchley Park based on?

The premise of the series is based on the women who worked at Bletchley Park during World War II, who for the most part did not continue in intelligence work, and under the rules of the Official Secrets Act 1939 in the UK never shared the nature of their contributions to crucial aspects of the Allies’ victory.

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