The Secret Agent (2016)

The Secret Agent (2016)
An explosive and heart-breaking adaptation of Joseph Conrad’s classic novel of terrorism, espionage and betrayal. London, 1886: Verloc runs a seedy sex shop in the heart of Soho. But unknown to his loyal wife, Winnie, Verloc is also paid by the Russian embassy to spy on an anarchist cell. Furious at Britain’s refusal to confront the anarchist threat sweeping across Europe, Verloc’s Russian handler gives him a mission: Orchestrate a bombing that will be blamed on the anarchists and provoke a crackdown from the British. Refuse; and Verloc’s identity as a spy will be revealed to his anarchist comrades. London, 1886. Unbeknown to his loyal wife Winnie, Soho shopkeeper Verloc works as a secret agent for the Russian government. Angry that Britain harbours violent anarchists, the Russians coerce Verloc into planting a bomb that will provoke the authorities into cracking down on these extremists. Caught between the Russians and the British police, Verloc reluctantly draws his own family into a tragic terror plot.

Most Recent Episode: The Secret Agent (2016) Episode 3: Episode 3 (Air Date: 7/31/2016)

Premiere Date: July 17, 2016
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Casts: Ian Hart, Stephen Graham, Tom Goodman-Hill, Vicky McClure, Toby Jones, David Dawson, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Raphael Acloque, Charlie Hamblett
Air Time: 9:00 pm
Country: GB
Air Day: Sunday
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The Secret Agent: Trailer - BBC One

The Secret Agent: Trailer - BBC One

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