Edit source History Talk (0) This is a list of every episode of Spooks arranged in alphabetical order by episode name. [14] These episodes introduced Ros Myers (Hermione Norris). In the final episode of Series two, music from the film score Spy Game was used—composed by Harry Gregson-Williams. All; Available now (6) Next on (0) Back up to: Spooks. The ninth series aired between September and November 2010. Spooks returned for a ninth series on Monday 20 September 2010 for an eight-episode run. Spanning 10 series that aired on BBC One between 2002 and 2011, plus a spin-off feature film in 2015, Spooks followed a team of MI5 agents operating out … Only a 2.0 soundtrack was included. The availability and iconic status of certain London landmarks made them popular locations throughout production. The storyline involves a terrorist bombing central London, something that, in reality, took place on 7 July, two months prior to the airing but after the filming was already complete. And now we faced the final curtain. He later takes over Tom's position as Section Chief after the latter jeopardised an important operation. The climactic scene was a showdown between Harry and Lucas on top of a tower block in London. "Gas and Oil (Part 2)" was broadcast on 18 September 2006 on BBC One; the rest of the series (apart from the finale) would usually rebroadcast on BBC One seven days after the BBC Three broadcast. Simon Abkarian plays the Iranian Special Consul liaising with the various governments. According to The Guardian newspaper, the day the first episode aired, "The similarities were sufficient to cause head of drama Jane Tranter and new BBC One controller Peter Fincham to agonise over whether to drop the episodes. There must be one among the more than 16.000 series. As Parliament and the Royal Family are evacuated, the nuclear threat to London is eliminated when Ros and Lucas are able to turn Connie James and elude an FSB kill squad. Tom Quinn and his team of MI5 experts hunt an extremely dangerous pro-life terrorist. Episode 2. The series ends with Harry looking out over the London skyline at night. Based from the consolidated ratings from the seventh series for BBC One. "[13] The episodes eventually aired unedited, although before both instalments of the two-parter the BBC One continuity announcer warned viewers that they featured scenes of terrorist bombing in London which some viewers might find disturbing. Based from the consolidated ratings from the second series for BBC One, with the exception of the sixth episode which are not available. "Nest of Angels" was broadcast on 9 June 2003 on BBC One; the rest of the series (apart from the finale) would usually rebroadcast on BBC One seven days after the BBC Three broadcast. This autumn’s series – the tenth – will be its last, the broadcaster confirmed yesterday. Series seven of Spooks began airing on 27 October 2008 for an eight-episode run. Based from the consolidated ratings from the fourth series for BBC One. Official data for the consolidated viewing figures for that week was not made available on the BARB website, only overnight ratings data would be available. I think the reason Spooks gets stronger with every episode is because it doesn't rely on the explosions and gun-battles that 24 does to make an impact. 6 / 6 Harry is ... All episodes of Series 10 Homepage. Share This page is a full, ordered list of every episode of Spooks, which has (to date) run for more than 80 episodes over nine series from 13 May 2002 to the present day. [24], New cast members in this series include Sophia Myles and Max Brown as MI5 officers and Simon Russell Beale as the Home Secretary. There was also a less frequent use of the soundtrack composed by Jennie Muskett. Audio commentaries, "behind the scenes" featurettes, deleted scenes and DVD ROM content, including PDF scripts, wallpapers and image gallery. During the course of the series, Lucas North's loyalty is continually called into question, for the most part because of his ongoing relationship with CIA agent Sarah Caulfield, who is connected to Nightingale. She is replaced by Adam's wife, Fiona (Olga Sosnovska). The ninth series aired between September and November 2010. There may be good reason for Malik to act the way he is when MI-5 learn the the French authorities have shot and killed a Nazim Malik in Paris and that the British may have held an innocent man in custody. "I Spy Apocalypse" was rebroadcast on BBC One two weeks after its original BBC Three broadcast, on 7 July 2003. Since there have been a lot of episodes – too many to list on one page – the episodes have been sorted by series and arranged by episode number. From its debut until its finale on 23 October 2011, 86 episodes were aired across ten complete series. [23] The opening episode of series 8 drew in 6 million viewers a 25% share of audience numbers between 9 pm and 10 pm. [7], With the success of the first series, a second, longer series of ten episodes was commissioned and subsequently aired in 2003. Category page. Watch full episodes of Spooks and get the latest breaking news, exclusive videos and pictures, episode recaps and much more at TVGuide.com Revealing the truth about Adam Carter after his death, explaining the true details of his childhood, the extraordinary responsibilities he took on as a teenager, and how he nearly betrayed his country but never betrayed the people he loved. Detailed MI5 personnel files of eight of the show's main characters: Adam Carter, Danny Hunter, Zoe Reynolds, Tom Quinn, Ruth Evershed, Harry Pearce, Zafar Younis and Malcolm Wynn-Jones, presented through a compilation of transcripts, reports and forms. [78], Exact figure: 7.491666667, calculated from. A caption reveals that a 10th series would be shown in 2011. Select all. Gas and Oil (1) New Allegiances; ... Everything seen from Spooks? This same location was later used as Thames House in Torchwood: Children of Earth. How Many Episodes Of "Spooks" Have You Seen? Outtakes, cast interviews and commentaries, featurettes, including PDF scripts. Spooks Series 10 Episodes Episode guide. Spooks responded with an inspired burst of hyperactivity and plots-within-plots, and even a micro-cameo from Matthew Macfadyen as Tom Quinn, the original head of Section D. Up to now this hadn't been the finest of seasons, partly because the death of Richard Armitage's Lucas North at the end of Series 9 left a void which was never successfully filled. A trademark style, coupled with the series' popularity, attracted a large number of high-profile guest stars. (2002-2011) The missions of MI-5, the UK's domestic intelligence organization. The following week Spooks assumed a 9 pm Thursday slot, a break from the Monday 9 pm slot the previous series had traditionally occupied. [8] The series averaged 7.1 million viewers. Production on the six-episode[26] series reportedly began during March 2011,[27] with Lara Pulver joining the series as an "ambitious, hungry" new spook "determined to make her mark". Watch Spooks episodes, get episode information, recaps and more. Based from the consolidated ratings from the fifth series for BBC One. In it, elements within the British Government, MI6 and the UK press conspire in an attempt to overthrow the Parliament and the Prime Minister. [20] Peter Firth returns as Harry Pearce, along with Alex Lanipekun as Ben Kaplan, Hugh Simon as Malcolm Wynn-Jones, Miranda Raison as Jo Portman and Gemma Jones as Connie James. Welcome to the Spooks guide at TV.com.Take a trip into the world of deception and espionage that is MI5. Based from the consolidated ratings from the final series for BBC One. Her character is replaced by Jo Portman (played by Miranda Raison), a new arrival at MI5 who was recruited by Adam in a previous episode. 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The episode concludes with Harry, conscious but with his mouth taped shut, in the boot of a car being zipped up in a body bag by Viktor Sarkisian, head of the FSB's London station. Harry's Game – Feature, Top Ten Spooks Moments. Read Vicky Frost's episode seven blog. While defusing the bomb, Connie is killed by its conventional explosives. Episodes were originally aired with no credits on BBC One, a choice made to maintain an atmosphere of the anonymity of real-life spies and the drama of each episode. [5], The second episode gained notoriety for the violent killing of character Helen Flynn (Lisa Faulkner), which drew the largest number of complaints to the Broadcasting Standards Commission in 2002. With Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, Nicola Walker, Rupert Penry-Jones. Agni Scott as his wife, Matthew Marsh as the CIA station chief, and Robert Glenister as the British Home Secretary, all have recurring roles throughout the series. Spooks: The Greater Good (known as MI-5 in some countries) is a 2015 British spy film, continuing from the 2002–2011 British television spy series Spooks.Jonathan Brackley and Sam Vincent wrote the script, with Bharat Nalluri directing. The title is a popular colloquialism for spies, and the series follows the work 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. All; Available now (86) Next on (0) Series 10 View episodes. BBC Three airings included a brief credit sequence following the trailer and before the Kudos and BBC logos. In 2005, the video game The Grid (a promotion for Spooks series 3) was nominated for a Webby Award under the category of Best Game. [citation needed]. These elements agree that for Britain to survive the threats posed by modern-day terrorism, democracy had to be replaced with rule by committee. At the end of the series, Section D does not appear to have made much progress in tackling Nightingale, and Ros Myers is killed in an explosion along with the new Home Secretary Andrew Lawrence. Edit. It debuted on BBC One on 13 May 2002. In the first episode, central character Adam Carter (portrayed by Rupert Penry-Jones) dies in a car explosion set by terrorists, and the character Ros Myers (played by Hermione Norris) returns to the show as a deep-cover agent in Moscow. Starring Matthew Macfadyen, Keeley Hawes, David Oyelowo, Jenny Agutter, and Peter Firth, the initial series of six one-hour episodes premiered 13 May 2002. Created by David Wolstencroft. The tracks used are "Beirut, a War Zone" and "Operation Dinner Out". The entire 86 episodes were made available free-to-view on the BBC iPlayer in April 2020, during the Coronavirus 'stay-at-home' period. This provoked an angry reaction from many viewers who jammed BBC phone switchboards with complaints, despite the show airing after the 9 pm watershed. The music for series one to four and theme tune was composed by Jennie Muskett. Series seven through nine have eight episodes each. [15], The sixth series was commissioned by Jane Tranter, Head of Drama Commissioning at the BBC, by the time series 5 was announced. Exterior shots of Thames House,[46] the headquarters of MI5 were used in many episodes to establish the location of scenes. Spooks series 10 episode 6 review: series finale; ... near global catastrophe and of course many, many deaths, Spooks really is over. Harry manages to thwart the plot and decides to leave the service to live a normal life with Ruth Evershed. The individual episodes have no official titles, though there are internal working titles. Spoiler alert: This weekly blog is for those who have been watching Spooks series eight. (125 points per hour) * Add a series, marathon, or film to your seen list. Kit Harington and Jennifer Ehle star as new characters in leading roles. So much of Spooks has aged remarkably well – not least its choice of subjects that have remained terrifyingly evergreen – that it is easy to forget that this opening season of 6 episodes sees them still searching for that house style. This series's storylines include a fake home-grown Al-Qaeda cell that plans an attack on London; the British government selling nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia; and the US administration selling arms to African dictators. Tense drama series about the different challenges faced by the British Security Service as they work against the clock to safeguard the nation. BBC One's groundbreaking spy thriller kicked off in 2002 - and actress Nicola Walker, who played Ruth Evershed in 57 episodes between 2003 and 2011, doesn't think we'll see its like again. Spooks Episodes Episode guide. Series 1–8 have been released on DVD by Contender Home Entertainment with its successor Entertainment One then taking over; series 9 was released by Universal Playback. The only character other than Harry who has been in the programme since its inception, Malcolm Wynn-Jones, departs stating simply that he is "too old". * Add a series, marathon, or film to your watch list. Credited wholly or partly on five of the eight episodes, new head writers Jonathan Brackley and Sam Vincent write Spooks sharper and smarter. Spy drama Spooks is being axed by the BBC. Spooks (known as MI-5 in some countries) is a British television spy drama series that originally aired on BBC One from 13 May 2002 to 23 October 2011, consisting of 10 series. Season 1. Hearing a car alarm and screams from the ground many seconds later, Harry turns around to find Lucas no longer on the roof. However, it has struggled for popularity in some areas, notably the United States; two of the three channels to have broadcast Spooks in the US pulled the show during the fourth series due to low viewing figures.