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Spooks: Smoke and Mirrors (S2EP10 BBC One 11 Aug 2003, Bruce Payne)



Smoke and Mirrors: Tom ignores Harry’s demands to end his relationship with CIA officer Christine Dale. Christine hands Tom a secure communication which she has accidentally received from high up in the CIA. It says that an American assassin has come to the UK for a hit and that the CIA are going to take him out, without informing Five or any of the security services. Tom can’t tell Harry what he knows so enlists Danny and Zoe to help him. However things start to go wrong and tonight’s episode is all ‘Smoke and Mirrors’ will the truth be uncovered before something goes terribly wrong? Has Tom gone bad?

Regular Cast: Matthew Macfadyen (Tom Quinn), Keeley Hawes (Zoe Reynolds), David Oyelowo (Danny Hunter), Peter Firth (Harry Pearce), Shauna MacDonald (Sam Buxton)

Guest Cast: Megan Dodds (Christine Dale), Hugh Simon (Malcolm), Nicola Walker (Ruth Evershed), Bruce Payne, Tomas Arana, Mac McDonald, Samantha Coughlan, Elizabeth Chambers

Writer: Howard Brenton / Director: Sam Miller

Airdate: 11 Aug 2003 on BBC One

Series: Spooks Season 2 Episode 10

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.