She was the first female Director General of Britain’s MI-5, the Security Intelligence service, and is portrayed by Dame Judy Dench in the Bond thrillers. Today, Stella Rimington writes best-selling espionage tales of her own. She weighs in on the day’s headlines, and how often truth meets fiction in the spy world.


  • Stella Rimington Former Director General of British Security Service MI5; and author of "Illegal Action" (Knopf)

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