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Spooks: Episode 1 (S9EP1 BBC One 20 Sep 2010, Simon Russell-Beale)



Spooks: Episode 1

Episode 1: Reeling after the explosion at the hotel, Section D are left considering the sacrifices they make as spies. But they are soon back in action, tracking Somalian AQ terrorist Abib on a boat from Tangier. When it becomes clear that the boat is carrying a lethal load, the team fear it is headed to Plymouth for the launch of the newest addition to the Royal Navy’s fleet. But is the real target elsewhere, and is it too late to find the UK source of the plan? Lucas’s own faith is challenged when he is visited by an unwelcome ghost from his past.

Regular Cast: Peter Firth (Harry Pearce), Richard Armitage (Lucas North), Nicola Walker (Ruth Evershed), Shazad Latif (Tarq Masood), Max Brown (Dimitri Levendis), Iain Glen (Vaughn Edwards)

Guest Cast: Sophia Myles (Beth Bailey), Simon Russell-Beale (Home Secretary), Robert Glenister, George Georgiou, Peter Bankole, Jon Ivay, Patrick Regis, Sandeep Garcha, David Hounslow, Rashmika Torchia

Writers: Jonathan Brackley, Sam Vincent / Director: Paul Whittington

Airdate: 20 Sep 2010 on BBC One

Series: Spooks Season 9 Episode 1

Show Info: The cases of a group of MI5 officers based at the service’s Thames House headquarters, in a highly secure suite of offices known as The Grid.