Main content

Episode 1

Episode 1 of 6

Drama series. A troubled war veteran, PS David Budd, is assigned to protect a controversial politician who may be the target of a terror plot.

After distinguishing himself by courageously neutralising a terrorist threat, troubled war veteran Police Sergeant David Budd of the Metropolitan Police's Royalty and Specialist Protection Branch (RaSP) is assigned as a principal protection officer to the home secretary, the Rt Hon Julia Montague MP.

Julia is a controversial politician intent on pushing a new counterterrorism bill through Parliament which would give the security service enhanced surveillance powers. Her political ambitions make Julia a high-profile target. Dedicated to his job but concealing deep resentment of politicians following his traumas in Helmand, David's divided loyalties might make him Julia's greatest threat.

3 months left to watch

59 minutes

Audio described

Last on

Sun 26 Aug 2018 21:00

More episodes

Previous

You are at the first episode

See all episodes from Bodyguard

Credits

Role Contributor
David Richard Madden
Julia Keeley Hawes
Vicky Sophie Rundle
Craddock Pippa Haywood
Rob Paul Ready
Roger Nicholas Gleaves
Andy Tom Brooke
Mike Vincent Franklin
Luke Matt Stokoe
Charlie Matthew Stagg
Ella Bella Padden
Subject Faraz Ayub
Guard Olwen May
Passenger Linda Hargreaves
OFC Renee Castle
BTP Joanna Burnett
Nadia Anjli Mohindra
SCO19 Harry Capehorn
SCO19 Peter Basham
Expo Victoria Grove
Kim Claire-Louise Cordwell
Tom Richard Riddell
Chanel Stephanie Hyam
Tahir Shubham Saraf
Receptionist Wendy Albiston
Reporter Natalie Dew
Reporter Andrew Marr
Reporter Nick Robinson
Reporter Frank Gardner
Reporter Martha Kearney
Reporter Mishal Husain
Reporter Laura Kuenssberg
Reporter Sophie Raworth
Reporter Vicki Young
Reporter Justin Webb
Reporter John Humphrys
Composer Ruth Barrett
Director Thomas Vincent
Producer Eric Coulter
Producer Priscilla Parish
Writer Jed Mercurio
Production Company World Productions Limited

Broadcast

Featured in...

Watch creator and writer Jed Mercurio share his insights on Bodyguard

On the BBC Writersroom blog

Characters

Discover more about the characters in Bodyguard