From The Macho Sophisticate: TURN: The New Un-James Bond Spy Series On AMC


Espionage has actually been around for centuries, and I’ve gotten hooked on a new show that tells the story of the first spy ring in America.

TURN introduces us to four colonists who bravely assisted in the fight against the occupying British forces. Cabbage farmer Abraham Woodhull (Jamie Bell), tavern keeper Anna Strong (Heather Lind), and patriot militiamen Ben Talmadge (Seth Numrich) and Caleb Brewster (Daniel Henshall) make up a ring of spies in New York. Fed up with the British solders boarding in their houses and enforcing the crown’s oppressive regulations, the four spies take action to thwart the loyalist cause.

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