The Ambassador

(289)7.519982 SeasonsTV-NRSubtitles and Closed Captions

This taut, political drama centers on Harriet Smith (Academy Award-nominee Pauline Collins), Britain's newly appointed ambassador to Ireland, as she navigates her way through the difficulties of her demanding, sometimes life-threatening professional career and her equally tumultuous personal life. "The Ambassador" originally aired on the BBC.

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1. Innocent Passage

The new British Ambassador to the Republic of Ireland, Harriet Smith, arrives in Dublin to discover that the Irish government is accusing the British of sinking one of their ships in the Irish Sea. Smith partners with MI6 agent John Stone to uncover the truth. "The Ambassador" originally aired on the BBC.

TV-NRSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 49 minutes Release date: January 4, 1998
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2. Refuge

Ambassador Smith gives the battered British wife of a Saudi diplomat refuge in the embassy after he beats her up and attempts to kidnap their son. The decision may have major repercussion for the Irish government, which is trying to win the release of Irish nurses who were arrested in Saudi Arabia for drinking. "The Ambassador" originally aired on the BBC.

TV-NRSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 49 minutes Release date: January 11, 1998
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3. Nine Tenths of the Law

When a young British girl is arrested for drug smuggling, Ambassador Smith discovers that the girl works at the same bar as her 19-year-old son, Nate. Smith and MI6 Agent John Stone investigate illegal activity at the bar but their inquiry is disrupted by a bomb threat at the embassy. "The Ambassador" originally aired on the BBC.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 49 minutes Release date: January 18, 1998
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4. A Cluster of Betrayals

Ambassador Smith's assistant is held hostage by a distraught man brandishing a canister of nuclear waste in protest of the number of children he says are dying from nuclear waste pollution of the Irish Sea by British facilities. "The Ambassador" originally aired on the BBC.

TV-NRSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 49 minutes Release date: January 25, 1998
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5. Trade

A young rent boy is found dead in a Dublin hotel room after having sex with a visiting politician from Northern Ireland. MI6 Agent John Stone is tasked with covering up the scandalous incident. "The Ambassador" originally aired on the BBC.

TV-NRSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 49 minutes Release date: February 1, 1998
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6. Playing God

In the season finale, Ambassador Smith learns that she may be the target of an assassination plot but refuses to compromise her official engagements. Meanwhile, she is faced with another dilemma when a former MI6 officer dying of cancer reveals his intentions to publish a memoir which could reveal sensitive government information. "The Ambassador" originally aired on the BBC.

TV-NRSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 49 minutes Release date: February 8, 1998
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