The Secret Agent


The Secret Agent

London, 1886: The owner of a seedy Soho shop doubles as a spy for the Russian embassy, dragging his family into a tragic terror plot. Based on Joseph Conrad's classic thriller.


Classic & Period, Classic & Period,, Drama, Drama,, drama-and-soaps


Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, David Dawson, Marie Critchley, Stephen Graham, Tom Goodman-Hill, Ian Hart, Charlie Hamblett, Raphael Acloque, Toby Jones, Vicky McClure


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In this episode...
London, 1886. Soho shopkeeper Verloc is paid by the Russian Embassy to spy on an anarchist cell. The Russians demand that Verloc orchestrates a bomb attack that will be blamed on the anarchists and provoke a British crackdown.
In this episode...
Michaelis's suspicions threaten to scupper Verloc's planned bomb attack. Back in London, Heat faces the Professor's madness, and Winnie finds herself alone with Ossipon.
In this episode...
While Chief Inspector Heat struggles to makes sense of the plot behind the Greenwich bomb, Winnie is devastated by the news of Verloc's role in the outrage.