The BEST episodes of A Spy Among Friends

Every episode of A Spy Among Friends ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of A Spy Among Friends!

The series follows the defection of notorious British intelligence officer and KGB double agent, Kim Philby, through the lens of his complex relationship with MI6 colleague and close friend, Nicholas Elliott. The show examines espionage through their friendship, the fallout of which affects East-West relations to this day.

Last Updated: 4/6/2024Network: ITVXStatus: Ended
No Man's Land
132 votes

#1 - No Man's Land

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/8/2022

Lily has forced Elliot to remember more than he perhaps ever wanted to about Philby. Months later, Elliott receives a letter from Philby asking for a meeting in an East Berlin bar.

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138 votes

#2 - Snow

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/8/2022

Elliott and Lily fear that no one can be trusted. They must get to Blunt before anyone else to interrogate him and confirm their suspicions.

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Allegory Of The Catholic Faith
152 votes

#3 - Allegory Of The Catholic Faith

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/8/2022

Philby begins to understand that the KGB can never fully trust him now that he’s in Moscow and as far as they’re concerned his life as a spy for them is over.

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The Admiral's Glass
153 votes

#4 - The Admiral's Glass

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/8/2022

Investigator Lily Thomas understands that Elliott is never going to divulge anything of value in a conventional interrogation process so she manipulates him.

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140 votes

#5 - Vodka

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/8/2022

Elliott rattles Blunt’s cage to make him panic and then follows him to a clandestine meeting in the middle of the night.

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230 votes

#6 - Boom-Ooh-Yatatatah

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/8/2022

In the wake of Kim Philby’s escape to Moscow, his closest friend in Britain’s Secret Service, Nicholas Elliott, is under investigation.

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