Tim is in a custody battle with his ex-wife, when he quits his job. He applies for a job as a civil servant doing data entry, but discovers during the job interview that he has been offered a job as a trainee spy for MI5.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Darren Boyd ...  Tim 17 episodes, 2011-2012
Jude Wright ...  Marcus 17 episodes, 2011-2012
Robert Lindsay ...  The Examiner 17 episodes, 2011-2012
Rebekah Staton ...  Caitlin 17 episodes, 2011-2012
Mathew Baynton ...  Chris 16 episodes, 2011-2012
Dolly Wells ...  Judith 16 episodes, 2011-2012
Ed Coleman ...  Moritz 14 episodes, 2011-2012
Ellie Hopkins Ellie Hopkins ...  Justine 14 episodes, 2011-2012
Nicholas Croucher ...  Cohen 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Joseph H. King Joseph H. King ...  Goldstein 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Mark Heap ...  Philip 11 episodes, 2012
Terence Maynard ...  Portis 11 episodes, 2011-2012
Mia Clifford Mia Clifford ...  Mia 11 episodes, 2012
Miles Jupp ...  Owen 9 episodes, 2012
Maurice Cole ...  Arthur 9 episodes, 2012
Frank Kauer Frank Kauer ...  Nick Chin / ... 8 episodes, 2012
Henry Empson Henry Empson ...  Oliver 8 episodes, 2012
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Storyline

Tim is in a custody battle with his ex-wife, when he quits his job. He applies for a job as a civil servant doing data entry, but discovers during the job interview that he has been offered a job as a trainee spy for MI5.

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Official Sites:

Sky 1 [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Spy - isä agenttina See more »

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Production Co:

Hat Trick Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The building shown as the headquarters of the organization is Freemasons' Hall, the home of the United Grand Lodge of England. See more »

Quotes

Marcus: On a scale of four to sixty, do you prefer failure or defeat?
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Remade as Spy (2013) See more »

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Truly Excellent
18 July 2013 | by TriggerPullerUSMCSee all my reviews

I really enjoy this show on so many levels. I think the best thing I can say is this- it entertains me, never bores me, it brings me happiness and joy. The actors are all excellent truly gifted.

Sometimes I just want a show that helps to take away an awful day and this show is an excellent escape.

Timing, content, characters all come together to ensure a great time. The shows writing staff must be terribly talented. They never go over the top the "joke" is never overdone or lacking.

The timing is perfect and delivered by actors that seem to just naturally pull it off and get it right every time. No great problems solved, no preaching, no motive except to just do it all perfectly and to the enjoyment of the viewer.


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