Penry Jones and Tim McInnerny join the cast of Spooks as a new series
starts filming for BBC ONE
and stylish" (The Express)
"Splendid spy stuff" (Financial
"Spooks is total commitment TV"
award-winning, top-rating Spooks is back – as topical and
timely as ever – for a new season of dynamic, cutting edge
drama this autumn on BBC ONE.
Connolly, writing in The Times, said: "The BBC's drama output
is back on form. The most recent success has been Spooks. Last night's
series finale was spectacular. This was an hour of relentlessly
exciting and beautifully constructed television and quite possibly
the best hour of television I have seen this year."
crack team of spies Tom (Matthew Macfadyen), Zoe
(Keeley Hawes) and Danny (David Oyelowo)
has long guarded its hard-earned reputation for infiltrating and
thwarting the machinations of arms smugglers, international terrorists
and drug dealers.
their own secret and compelling world was itself rocked to the core
and their personal allegiances under threat of extinction when Tom's
erratic behaviour caused his closest partners to doubt him at the
end of the last series.
third series opens at the exact moment the last episode ended. Tom
has sensationally disappeared, Harry (Peter Firth)
is critically injured and the team is in disarray.
it treachery? Will they ever see Tom again? And how will they begin
to discover the truth?
Adam Carter (Rupert Penry Jones) is recruited by
Harry from MI6 and his casual confidence galvanises the group into
also features return appearances from Megan Dodds,
Nicola Walker and Shauna MacDonald,
as well as a new character, Oliver Mace (Tim McInnerny).
in the opening episode Frances Tomelty features
in a Machiavellian cameo role.
and created by David Wolstencroft, Spooks is also written by Howard
Brenton, Rupert Walters, Ben Richards and Elizabeth Anne Wheal.
is currently filming in London for transmission later this year.
producer is Andrew Woodhead and executive producers are Simon Crawford
Collins, Jane Featherstone for Kudos and BBC Head of Drama Commissioning
is a Kudos production for BBC ONE.
- a major new six-part drama for BBC ONE from Kudos, the team behind
Spooks are back in a sensational second series of BBC ONE's hit
series one press pack (07.05.02)
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