Agent Sonya: The Soviet spy who came in from the Cotswolds

She was a top Soviet spy and a colonel in the Red Army, who had plotted to kill Hitler and sent secrets from the British atomic bomb programme to Stalin. So how did Agent Sonya - or Mrs Burton to her neighbours - evade MI5 for so long?


Ben Macintyre, associate editor and columnist, The Times, and author of Agent Sonya: Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy.

Rosa Ellis, interactive journalist, The Times and The Sunday Times.

Host: David Aaronovitch.

"Merfolk Music Box" by Komiku is licensed under CC0 1.0 (looped from original)

"Melancholic Ending" by Soft and Furious is licensed under CC0 1.0


See for privacy and opt-out information.