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Spooks: The Special (1) (S4EP1 BBC One 12 Sep 2005, Nigel Terry)



The Special (1): When a devastating bomb explodes in central London, causing multiple deaths, a terrorist group with a hatred for human life claim responsibility. With their leader facing extradition, the bombers announce that crippling attacks will be launched at ten hour intervals until he is released.

Regular Cast: Peter Firth (Harry Pearce), Rupert Penry-Jones (Adam Carter), Nicola Walker (Ruth Evershed), Anna Chancellor (Juliet Shaw), Raza Jaffrey (Zafar Younis), Hugh Simon (Malcolm Wynn-Jones)

Guest Cast: Rory Macgregor (Colin Wells), Olga Sosnovska (Fiona Carter), William Armstrong, Martine McCutcheon, Nigel Terry, Corey Johnson, Andrew Tiernan, Ania Sowinski, Michelle Bonnard, Peter Brooke, Stuart Sinclair Blyth, Gerald Lepkowski, Aneirin Hughes, Caroline Paterson, John Chancer, Gregory Finnegan, James Dicker, Lorraine Stanley

Writer: Ben Richards / Director: Antonia Bird

Airdate: 12 Sep 2005 on BBC One

Series: Spooks Season 4 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.