Returning: Spooks

spooks1Britain’s spy series, and one of the ABC’s most popular, Spooks, is coming back to screens next month on a new night.

It will air at 9:35pm Mondays from April 6th, replacing The Cut.

back with another white-knuckle ride through the perilous world of deadly terrorists, international cover-ups and treacherous double-agents.

Over the course of 10 hour-long episodes, Harry, Ros, Adam and the team are immersed in their most intricate operation to date as the complex relationship between the UK, Iran and the US is put under the spotlight.

The opening episode sees Zaf, undercover in Tehran, attempt to place a bomb on a civilian train in an effort to flush out a key Iranian spy. For the first time Spooks will explore one theme throughout the series.

Guest appearances include Matthew Marsh (The Commander) as CIA Agent Bob Hogan and Robert Glenister (Hustle), who resumes his role as Home Secretary.

Series 6 also sees the return of Anna Chancellor (Suburban Shootout, Tipping The Velvet) as Juliet Shaw, former National Security Co-ordinator.

ABC will also offer an interactive online game at http://abc.net.au/spooks that extends the television experience from March 27th.

11 Comments:

  1. Spooks has been my favourite Spy series since *Series 1* and it irks me that the ABC programmers have not aired *Series 6* until now as many Spooks fans in Australia would have already bought or viewed the Series DVD’s – it’s a joke as the ABC shops have had the DVD’s since last year, selling at a higher price than other DVD outlets. Its just not good enough.

    We will also be able to buy *Spooks series 7* soon as was mentioned previously.
    *Spooks series 8* is now filming in the UK…..
    One has to wonder if Australia has become a 3rd world country …

  2. I love this series, but I will have watched seasons 6 and 7 by the time the ABC starts airing this. I’ll probably still watch it again just because this season is so good.

  3. The ABC are a year behind with Spooks.

    The ‘latest’ series is in fact Season 6 which was aired in the UK in 2007. I’ve already seen it on dvd and – without spoiling things – it’s a cracker! Be warned though you do have to see every ep to know what’s going on at this season takes on a serialised format.

    Season 7 which aired last year will be released onto dvd in a few weeks – so will the ABC go straight on with this after airing Season 6 or just wait another year before showing it??

  4. This series of Spooks is absolutely brilliant!! I bought it on DVD a few months back as I got sick of waiting for the ABC to show it, i was glued to my TV for pretty much an entire weekend watching it.

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