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Hamilton
C More,

2020

| Thriller, Spy/Espionage | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

Hamilton is a high-concept, international spy-thriller, based on the iconic novels and characters by Swedish author Jan Guillou. 10 million copies of Hamilton novels have been sold throughout the Nordic territories, making it one of Scandinavia's most successful literary properties ever. The first season is centered on Swedish Carl Hamilton's first mission as field operator working for the Swedish military intel agency. The story evolves around a cyber conspiracy, amid the resurgence of a new cold war between East and West in the nordic region. Hamilton's values, loyalty and mental health are put to test as a false-flag operation is set into motion and events run out of control.


SS-GB
BBC One,

2017

| Drama, Crime, Spy/Espionage | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

SS-GB is an alternate take on history set in the 1940s after the Germans won the Battle Of Britain, with London now under Nazi occupation. It follows Scotland Yard detective Archer who, while investigating what appears to be a simple black market murder, must decide whether to join the resistance movement or effectively collaborate with the SS.


Traitors
Channel 4,

2019

| Drama, Thriller, Spy/Espionage | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.9/5

Traitors revolves around Feef Symonds, a bold and ambitious 20-something woman who joins the Civil Service in 1945, just as Attlee's Labour party sweeps to victory, defeating Churchill in an electoral bolt from the blue. Her ambition to make something of her life, which goes unrecognised by her family, is furthermore complicated by her American lover. Feef agrees to spy on her own government for the Americans, who have a hidden agenda in making sure England's burgeoning Socialist ambitions don't play into Soviet hands. Struggling to work out what she stands for, and what she's capable of, Feef must learn to think for herself and play by her own rules at a time when knowledge becomes power and nothing and no-one is what they seem.


Deutschland 83 (Sundance)
Sundance,

2015

| Drama, Action, Thriller, Spy/Espionage
Rating: 4.8/5

A coming-of-age spy thriller, which unfolds just as the Cold War between East and West comes to a head. The eight-part series is written and created by American journalist and author Anna Winger (This Must Be the Place) alongside her husband Joerg Winger, a successful German showrunner ("Soko Leipzig"), who serves as executive producer. The New York Times touted the series as an "ingenious, counterintuitive look at the Cold War." "Deutschland 83" is a captivating story set against the real culture wars and political events of Germany in the 1980s. The drama follows Martin Rauch (Jonas Nay) as the 24-year-old East German native is pulled from the world as he knows it and sent to the West as an undercover spy for the Stasi foreign service. Hiding in plain sight in the West German army, he must gather the secrets of NATO military strategy. Everything is new, nothing is quite what it seems and everyone he encounters is harboring secrets, both political and personal.


Action Team
ITV2,

2018

| Comedy, Action, Thriller, Spy/Espionage | ► Trailer
Rating: 1/5

Action Team is a spoof spy action-thriller series following the exploits of a top-secret team of special agents working for the British government and charged with saving the world.


The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

It is 1962: the height of the Cold War and only months after the building of the Berlin Wall. Alex Leamas is a hard-working, hard-drinking British intelligence officer whose East Berlin network is in tatters. His agents are either on the run or dead, victims of the ruthlessly efficient East German counter-intelligence officer Hans-Dieter Mundt. Leamas is recalled to London - where, to his surprise, he's offered a chance at revenge. But to get it, he may have to stay out in the cold a little longer...


Hacktivist

"Hacktivist" tells the story of Nate Graft and Ed Hiccox, two twenty-something best friends and co-founders of the most important social networking company in the world, who are recruited to work secretly for the CIA to bring about global social change. Using their fame and access as cover, and their technical prowess as a tool, Nate & Ed pull off risky missions, both foreign and domestic. But the arrangement is not without perils - Nate & Ed's thirst for information freedom runs deep, begging the question, can the CIA trust them? And, more importantly, can Nate & Ed trust the CIA?


Surveillance

Surveillance is a complex and timely spy thriller centered around the head of communications for the NSA, a charming operative who finds her loyalties torn between protecting the government's secrets and her own.


The Professionals

The Professionals is set against a backdrop of international espionage and corporate sabotage in the 21st century's privately-funded space race and follows hardened former counterintelligence officer Captain Vincent Corbo. After their advanced medical satellite explodes on deployment, billionaire futurist Peter Swann and his fiancée, medical visionary Dr. Graciela "Grace" Davila, turn to Corbo. Corbo assembles a team of experienced professionals to investigate the incident. They learn that any combination of Swann's business rivals, corrupt governments officials, and a shadowy crime syndicate could be behind the attack and represent a continued threat.


Mata Hari

This is a re-imagining of the life of the infamous dancer, notorious lover, and World War One double agent.


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