Picks and Pans Review: Blade on the Feather

updated 11/26/1984 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/26/1984 AT 01:00 AM EST

PBS (Wednesday, Nov. 21, 9 p.m. ET)

A superb cast, topped by Donald (Barchester Chronicles) Pleasence and Tom (Reuben, Reuben) Conti, leads you through a strange maze of a story about British spies who are oh-so-very civilized but oh-so-very tedious. The end has a neat twist—if you're still awake to see it.

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