Virgin of the Secret Service - Netflix

Virgin of the Secret Service is a series set in the early 1900s that follows the adventures of Captain Robert Virgin, an officer working for the British Secret Service who is dispatched to different parts of the world to battle with enemies of the British Empire.

Armed only with intelligence, ingenuity, physical strength and abundant charm, Virgin faces every sort of peril as he defends King and Country – from industrial espionage to anarchist bomb plots, assassination attempts to kidnapping. Only one thing is guaranteed: he will encounter danger wherever he goes!

Virgin of the Secret Service - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1968-03-28

Virgin of the Secret Service - Alexander Doré - Netflix

Alexander Joseph Doré (28 August 1923 – 16 April 2002) was a British actor, television director and screenwriter perhaps best known for his appearance as the First Spy in the 1968 film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. He also co-starred in the 1968 TV series Virgin of the Secret Service (as villain Karl Von Brauner) as well as playing Bertram Bright in Bright's Boffins (1970-1972). Doré's other screen appearances include At the Stroke of Nine (1957), Tales from Dickens (1958), ITV Television Playhouse (1958), Emergency-Ward 10 (1960), Dixon of Dock Green (1964), Casino Royale (1967), ITV Playhouse (1968), and A Very Peculiar Practice (1986). His credits as a screenwriter include Jungle Street (1961) and The Wind of Change (1961), while his directing credits include Hé... mag ik mijn echtgenote terug? (1975), Boem-Boem (1982) and Privé Voor Twee (1988) for Dutch television. He directed the plays See How They Run at London's Vaudeville Theatre, The Sunday Man at the Morosco Theatre on Broadway in 1964, and the world premiere of We Who Are About To... (with Anton Rodgers) in 1968 at the Hampstead Theatre Club. In 1988 he directed the Dutch-language version of the play Never Judge a Book by its Cover which undertook a successful fifty-city tour of Holland and Belgium.

Virgin of the Secret Service - Selected filmography - Netflix

At the Stroke of Nine (1957) - Carter The Ugly Duckling (1959) - Shop Customer Casino Royale (1967) - Extra (uncredited) Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) - First Spy Ik ben Joep Meloen (1981) - Dronken man

Virgin of the Secret Service - References - Netflix