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Episode 6

Spooks, Series 9 Episode 6 of 8

Relations between the CIA and MI5 are stretched after an American drone is hacked in Afghanistan whilst in British care, leading to the loss of American lives. Beecher - head of the CIA in London - arrives on the Grid to oversee installation of the US's advanced cybersecurity system, 'Cybershell', to prevent any future disasters.

Lucas, out in the field, is tasked with protecting and delivering to the Grid Daniella Ortiz, the young ex-hacker turned White House cryptographer who holds the installation codes. When the Grid is hacked and locked down, the Team are plunged into a nightmare. Will they escape and prevent the theft of all CIA and MI5 intelligence? Will Lucas be able to protect Ortiz when the hackers decide to cut out the middle man?

58 minutes

Last on

Mon 1 Nov 2010 01:35
BBC One except Northern Ireland, Scotland

Credits

Role Contributor
Harry PearcePeter Firth
Lucas NorthRichard Armitage
Ruth EvershedNicola Walker
Tariq MasoodShazad Latif
Beth BaileySophia Myles
Dimitri LevendisMax Brown
Home SecretarySimon Russell Beale
Vaughn EdwardsIain Glen
Maya LahanLaila Rouass
Danielle OrtizFiona Glascott
Alton BeecherColin Salmon
Malcolm Wynn-JonesHugh Simon
DirectorJulian Holmes
ProducerLachlan MacKinnon
WriterJonathan Brackley
Chief HackerAlec Utgoff
BanketikUriel Emil
WriterSam Vincent