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Spooks: Episode 5 (S9EP5 BBC One 18 Oct 2010, Paul Freeman)

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Episode 5: The American president is on his way to London to chair top secret peace talks between Israel and Palestine, under the guise of his first state visit. Beth and Dimitri must keep their wits about them as undercover Home Office representatives, tasked with keeping the delegates apart until the talks. When a plot to kill the President is uncovered, they must also track down the assailant. The hotel is put in lockdown as a precaution, but are they locking the threat out? Or in?

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), Laila Rouass (Maya Lahan), Mounir Margoum, Akin Gazi, Paul Freeman, Maya Lubinsky, Joseph Long, Georgina Rich, Rob Heanley

Writers: Jonathan Brackley, Oliver Brown, Sam Vincent / Director: Julian Holmes

Airdate: 18 Oct 2010 on BBC One

Series: Spooks Season 9 Episode 5

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.