Babylon. Image shows from L to R: Finn (Bertie Carvel), Liz Garvey (Brit Marling). Copyright: Nightjack


  • TV comedy drama
  • Channel 4
  • 2014
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

Police-based comedy drama focuses on the over-stretched Metropolitan Police Force. James Nesbitt stars as Chief Constable Richard Miller. Stars James Nesbitt, Brit Marling, Paterson Joseph, Jonny Sweet, Bertie Carvel and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2

Eager to justify Commissioner Miller's faith in her, Liz presents her vision for Metwork: the force's very own digital news channel that will rival established outlets and tell it like it is, for better or worse.

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Further details

Metwork, the force's very own digital news channel that will rival established outlets and tell it like it is could be a game-changer... but to Finn, Metwork is a vanity project and he is determined to kill it. His opportunity comes on the eve of the Mayor's Conference on Policing.

Warwick's psychological state reaches crisis point after the high-risk pursuit of a gang of armed robbers and firearms trainee Robbie realises he must sharpen up if he is to make the cut...

Broadcast details

Thursday 20th November 2014
Channel 4
65 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 27th November 2014 12:05am 4seven

Cast & crew

James Nesbitt Richard Miller
Brit Marling Liz Garvey
Paterson Joseph Charles Inglis
Jonny Sweet Tom Oliver
Bertie Carvel Finn
Ella Smith Mia
Martin Trenaman Miles
Jill Halfpenny Davina
Adam Deacon Robbie
Cavan Clerkin Clarkey
Andrew Brooke Officer Neil
Nick Blood Warwick
Stuart Martin Tony
Nicola Walker Franklin
Daniel Kaluuya Matt Coward
Mark Womack Hopwood
James Lance Granger
Owain Arthur Nobbo
Ralph Brown Grant Delgado
Writing team
Jon Brown Writer
Tony Roche Writer (Additional Material)
Kate Leys Script Editor
Production team
Jon S. Baird Director
Derrin Schlesinger Producer
Robert Jones Producer
Robert Jones Executive Producer
Jesse Armstrong Executive Producer
Sam Bain Executive Producer
Danny Boyle Executive Producer
Mark Davies Editor
Morgan Kennedy Production Designer
Rick Smith Composer


Babylon - Episode 2 trailer

Things aren't going well at the Met.

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