|Run|| 6 Feb 2003-|
11 August 2003
|Series:|| 1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5|
6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10.
The second series of the television drama series centring on a team of counter-terrorist spies collectively known as "Spooks" because of the shadowy nature of their existence. Technically speaking, Spooks don't even exist--they have no names, identities, or known locations.
Yet these secret agents are all that stand between the nation and the terrorists who try to undermine national security. This collection contains all 10 episodes from the second series about the secret world of this most covert of government agencies.
- Matthew Macfadyen as Tom Quinn
- Keeley Hawes as Zoe Reynolds
- David Oyelowo as Danny Hunter
- Peter Firth as Harry Pearce
- Hugh Simon as Malcolm Wynn-Jones
- Shauna Macdonald as Sam Buxton
- Rory MacGregor as Colin Wells
- Nicola Walker as Ruth Evershed (introduced ep 2)
- Megan Dodds as Christine Dale
- Jenny Agutter as Tessa Phillips (ep 2 & 9)
- Legitimate Targets
- Nest of Angels
- Blood and Money
- I Spy Apocalypse
- Without Incident
- Clean Skin
- Strike Force
- The Seventh Division
- Smoke and Mirrors
Program history Edit
With the success of the first series, a second longer series of ten episodes was commissioned and subsequently aired in 2003. This series saw the introduction of new main character Ruth Evershed in the second episode.
It again drew praise, particularly for the fifth episode and the dramatic cliffhanger ending of the series finale. The series averaged 7.1 million viewers (Exact figure: 7.097, calculated from BARB figures for week ending 08/06/2003 and all subsequent weeks until 17/08/2003).
With the success of the first series, a second, longer series of ten episodes was commissioned and subsequently aired in 2003. New regular characters Sam Buxton (Shauna Macdonald) and Ruth Evershed (Nicola Walker), were introduced in the first and second episodes respectively, while the series finale ended with a dramatic cliffhanger. The series averaged 7.1 million viewers.