Jason Isaacs[Mark Brydon]
"The great joy is working out who's got what on their agenda."
Sharon Gless[Lynne Warner]
"She's the most powerful American in the show, because the President listens to her and does what she recommends."
Ben Daniels[Nicholas Brocklehurst]
"What is so intriguing about my character is that you never know whether he's a goodie or a baddie. That's fantastic to perform."
Neil Pearson[Phil Lonsdale]
"Top-quality drama can add to the debate or ensure it continues. That can only be healthy."
Lennie James[Luke Gardner]
"The State Within demands a certain intelligence from its audience. It doesn't wash over you - it asks for commitment."
Eva Birthistle[Jane Lavery]
"The subject matter is hugely topical. It deals with a lot of issues - like terrorism and the special relationship."
Genevieve O'Reilly[Caroline Hanley]
"All the characters are wonderfully complex, and there are so many contradictions within each of them."
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