Tense drama series about the different challenges faced by the British Security Service as they work against the clock to safeguard the nation. The title is a popular colloquialism for spies, and the series follows the work of a group of MI5 officers based at the service's Thames House headquarters, in a highly secure suite of offices known as The Grid.
With the Russians launching a nuclear strike on London, the only person who can help the team in this desperate hour is the traitor amongst them. With the Russians hunting them down, the team ushers their traitor through London in a desperate bid to reach the codes, and the bomb, in time.Watch Now:Amazon
Patrick McCann, an IRA leader claims to have information about a nuclear attack on the UK mainland. Can MI5 trust the IRA enough to give them what they want in return - 36 hours free of surveillance, free to do whatever they wish?
There is new evidence of CIA agent Jim Coaver's involvement in some recent attacks on MI5. Harry ends up kidnapping his former Cold War colleague but soon ends up realising that he's been looking in the wrong place and Jim could be innocent. Harry, with Ruth's help attempt to steal Coaver's laptop from under the noses of the Americans at the US embassy.
Harry finds himself facing deportation to America following the death of CIA agent Jim Coaver. After some new evidence comes to light about the recent attacks on the United Kingdom and the government's proposed alliance with Russia, Ruth and her former colleagues in Section D free Harry from CIA custody. Harry's suspicions see him going to another of his former Cold War adversaries.
Lucas is plunged further into the depths of his past when Vaughn takes his manipulations to a new level. Ruth is approached and followed by an imbalanced council snooper who is convinced he's found a dead drop. She initially keeps her distance from him, but when her curiosity gets the better of her she ends up trapped in a situation not even he could have predicted. Lucas and Harry come face to face in the pursuit of the truth.Watch Now:Amazon
A former officer is convinced that MI5 killed Princess Diana and is determined to force the team to prove it.Watch Now:Amazon
Tom ignores Harry's demands to end his relationship with CIA officer Christine Dale. Christine hands Tom a secure communication which she has accidentally received from high up in the CIA. It says that an American assassin has come to the UK for a hit and that the CIA are going to take him out, without informing Five or any of the security services. Tom can't tell Harry what he knows so enlists Danny and Zoe to help him. However, things start to go wrong and tonight's episode is all 'Smoke and Mirrors'. Will the truth be uncovered before something goes terribly wrong? Has Tom gone bad?Watch Now:Amazon
The team finds themselves suspended from the Grid following what happened involving Ros. Harry learns from an old adversary about a bomb he has planted in London. The team realizes that if they respond their lives will be in danger but if they don't it will be the public who suffers. A shocking discovery is made when they discover who is behind the latest threat.Watch Now:Amazon
MI5 is put in charge of protecting Niko Grecic, the former right-hand of Tezlia, a Serbian who is put on trial for war crimes. They know that Richard Dempsey, a former MI6 agent who turned on them, is looking for Grecic to kill him before he can testify. Adam, Jo and Zafar must protect Grecic at all costs.
The Syrian foreign minister tries to establish subversive contacts with MI5 at the opening of a cultural centre in London. Fiona is desperate to lead this mission and must confront her Syrian past.Watch Now:Amazon
Tom's skills as leader are tested to their extremes when they take part in an Extreme Emergency Response Initiative Exercise (EERIE) to test their response to nuclear, chemical or biological act in central London, but when the power in the Grid is cut and Harry starts to feel ill, they soon begin to suspect it's for real.
Harry is imprisoned and accused by MI5 of being the Russian mole. Lucas disappears to Moscow in a bid to gather intelligence and get to the bottom of Harry's arrest, whilst the rest of the team tries to prove his innocence on the Grid. But with so much evidence against him and a traitor among the team, things aren't looking good for Harry.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The pressure is on for Section D when a secret meeting of powerful tycoons is stormed by armed terrorists and eight of the world's richest men are taken captive. But this is no normal hostage situation - undercover at the time, Ros is one the hostages. As events spiral out of control, it looks like no one will make it out alive. Is this the end of the road for Ros?Watch Now:Amazon
The team faces their toughest challenge ever: tracking down Lucas North, their Section Chief, friend and one of the best agents MI5 has ever had. Harry decides the team are too close, and brings in a specialist to help with the hunt. But it will not be easy to find a man who has nothing left to lose, and as the search becomes increasingly desperate, Harry and Lucas become embroiled in a deadly game of cat and mouse.
With India and Pakistan on the brink of war, emergency talks are set up in an exclusive London hotel. Section D faces its biggest challenge yet, as the team tries to avert the first nuclear confrontation since the Second World War. When the Indian delegation abandons the talks, it looks like Nightingale's sinister plan will succeed. Lucas and Ros place themselves in grave danger in a final attempt to defeat Nightingale, but will they make it out of the hotel alive?Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Calum is attacked by a gang of street muggers during a routine intelligence-sharing exercise with MI6. The laptop he was carrying is stolen, and contains highly-classified information on MI5's undercover assets. Their names are soon plastered all over the internet, making MI5 look incompetent and putting those top assets' lives in danger.Watch Now:Amazon