The BEST Episodes of The Little Drummer Girl

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 11, 2019

Network: BBC One

Charlie, a brilliant young actress, strikes up an acquaintance with an intriguing stranger while on holiday in Greece, but it rapidly becomes apparent that his intentions are far from romantic. The man is an Israeli intelligence officer who intends to kill a Palestinian terrorist who is bombing Jewish-related targets in Europe, particularly Germany, and he entangles Charlie in a complex and high-stakes plot orchestrated by an Israeli spymaster.

Episode 6

#1 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6

Charlie prepares for her part in Khalil's next strike.

star 7.97
179 votes
Directors: Chan-wook Park
Writers: Michael Lesslie
Episode 5

#2 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5

Charlie joins a group of revolutionaries in Lebanon, with no one to save her if she is exposed as a spy. She works to earn the trust of Khalil and Michel's sister, Fatmeh.

star 7.74
192 votes
Directors: Chan-wook Park
Writers: Claire Wilson
Episode 4

#3 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4

Charlie awaits contact from Michel's network, but her performance may not hold up under scrutiny. She and Becker share a last moment together before she crosses the point of no return.

star 7.69
205 votes
Directors: Chan-wook Park
Writers: Michael Lesslie
Episode 3

#4 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3

When Charlie drives a car laden with explosives to a drop-off in Austria, Kurtz and Becker race to save her from a fatal mistake.

star 7.60
218 votes
Directors: Chan-wook Park
Writers: Claire Wilson
Episode 1

#5 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1

When a bomb goes off in the diplomatic quarter of Bonn, senior Israeli intelligence agent Martin Kurtz flies in to investigate. Believing there is a Palestinian revolutionary at the heart of the attack, Kurtz sets in motion a brilliant and elaborate plan to catch the kingpin. In London, a passionate but struggling young actress is unable to find her purpose in life, but when an anonymous benefactor sends her and her troupe on a rehearsal jaunt to Greece, she feels renewed vigour.

star 7.54
272 votes
Directors: Chan-wook Park
Writers: Michael Lesslie
Episode 2

#6 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2

Charlie is recruited with the promise of the role of a lifetime to infiltrate a dangerous revolutionary cell. As a cover story, she and Becker must pose as lovers.

star 7.46
237 votes
Directors: Chan-wook Park
Writers: Michael Lesslie