The Ravelled Thread was a British television show that originally aired
from December 1979 to February 1980. The series was produced by Southern
Television for the ITV Network and written by John Lucarotti. Actor
Robert James plays a Britain named Silas Trumble who's accused of
committing a crime of conspiracy. Robert is forced to prove his
innocense and uncovers a plot that could cause the Britains to join the
American Civil War of 1864 between North and South.