MI-5 8 Seasons 2002
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1. Episode 1 An MI5 source passes on information that 20 bombs have gone astray between Ireland and the UK. Within minutes a car bomb explodes, instantly killing a female doctor and fatally injuring her daughter as they set off on the school run. On discovering the doctor and her husband are family planning doctors, MI5 begin looking at the possibility of a pro-life terrorist.
2. Episode 2 Danny and his team bug a house belonging to Robert Osborne (Kevin McNally), the owner of an Essex waste management company who MI5 suspect to be involved in provoking escalating race riots across the country.The operation is called off when it becomes obvious Osborne has too many security counter-measures in his house.At his own home,Tom is under extra pressure because he's finding it increasingly difficult to keep his job secret from Ellie.
3. Episode 3 Working undercover, Zoe attends a function at the State Consulate of Turkey. Whilst still inside, the building is dramatically stormed by heavily armed Kurdish freedom fighters. Led by the beautiful Leyla Ahmed (Katie Jones), the terrorists demand the release of fellow paramilitaries back home.The Kurds use the threat of violence to impose a siege and, for now, they're in control.
4. Episode 4 Storming the State Consulate of Turkey (episode three) leaves Tom wounded and his girlfriend, Ellie, unable to accept any more of his lies.Tom is forced to reveal his real role to her and Maisie, but at work a more serious situation appears to be gathering momentum.
5. Episode 5 It's a media scramble when ex-MP Hampton Wilder (Tim Pigott-Smith) is released from prison, having served a sentence for embezzlement. He is swiftly driven away in a car, accompanied by Danny: Wilder has requested an urgent meeting with MI5.
6. Episode 6 The Grid is taken by immense surprise when a known Irish splinter group leader, Patrick McCann (Lorcan Cranitch), walks into a safe house, armed with a grenade and demands to talk to someone about Asabiyah. He has crucial information on the Middle-Eastern terrorist group and will only talk to someone high-ranking, who has prior knowledge of its existence. An emergency meeting is called, at which Tom offers to meet McCann. Harry, however, has doubts and is deeply suspicious of McCann's motivation. A vote is called, and it's agreed that Tom will meet McCann - no wires, no back-up, as requested.
|Supporting actors||Nicola Walker, Rupert Penry-Jones, Miranda Raison, Hermione Norris, Rory MacGregor, David Oyelowo, Richard Armitage, Raza Jaffrey, Keeley Hawes, Shauna Macdonald, Matthew Macfadyen, Shazad Latif, Gemma Jones, Robert Glenister, Anna Chancellor, James Dicker, Max Brown, Simon Russell Beale|
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This show takes a more realistic approach to the world of espionage - exploring the difficulties that spies have in maintaining healthy personal relationships when the nature of their job requires them to lie on a regular basis.
Well I'm on episode 3, season 2, so something keeps me watching and it has to be the entertainment of pretty good suspense. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Lynn Romaine
A friend told me about this show, and I can't believe I'd never heard about it. I guess my clients were to busy telling me about the stupid reality shows they were watching. Read morePublished 1 month ago by P. Pantea
This is a review of all 10 seasons, as I assume that anyone considering watching Season One will be sufficiently impressed to move on to other seasons. Read morePublished 2 months ago by ocarolan
I began watching MI5 about 6 months ago and have been going through the seasons one by one (I am in Season 5). Read morePublished 3 months ago by V. J. Verdolini
MI-5 was an eye opener. The no holds barred looked at what happens to protect society is amazing. Also, the acting is very realistic. This series will hook you. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Struan
Watched it out-of-order. Both this leading man and his replacement are fine. Whole cast is excellent. Same actors appear in most roles, which gives a fine sense of continuity. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jan Cambria