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Spooks: Project Friendly Fire (S3EP1 BBC One 11 Oct 2004, Matthew Macfadyen)



Project Friendly Fire: Tom Quinn has disappeared after shooting his boss Harry Pearce. He also stands accused of assassinating the Chief of Defence Staff. Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee Oliver Mace uses this a pretext to launch a punitive investigation of MI5. Zoe, Danny and the team must prove Tom innocent and save the service from government takeover.

Regular Cast: Peter Firth (Harry Pearce), David Oyelowo (Danny Hunter), Rupert Penry-Jones (Adam Carter), Shauna MacDonald (Sam Buxton), Nicola Walker (Ruth Evershed)

Guest Cast: Matthew Macfadyen (Tom Quinn), Keeley Hawes (Zoe Reynolds), Hugh Simon (Malcolm Wynn-Jones), Rory Macgregor (Colin Wells), Megan Dodds (Christine Dale), Tim McInnerny (Oliver Mace), Michael Culver, Fiona Carew, Tristan Hickey, Tomas Arana, Frances Tomelty, Sam Spruell

Writer: Howard Brenton / Director: Jonny Campbell

Airdate: 11 Oct 2004 on BBC One

Series: Spooks Season 3 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.