Spy. Image shows from L to R: The Examiner (Robert Lindsay), Marcus (Jude Wright), Tim (Darren Boyd). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions


  • TV sitcom
  • Sky One
  • 2011 - 2012
  • 17 episodes (2 series)

Sky sitcom about a man accidentally recruited as a trainee spy for MI5. Stars Darren Boyd, Robert Lindsay and young Jude Wright. Stars Darren Boyd, Jude Wright, Robert Lindsay, Dolly Wells, Tom Goodman-Hill and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2 - Codename: Tramp

Tim's got a lot on his plate this week, thanks to a homeless Eastern European man and a social worker named Paula, who happens to be absolutely bonkers.

Further details

Spy. Image shows from L to R: Tim (Darren Boyd), Jarek (Ed Gaughan). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions

It is Tim's first day at MI5 and his mission is simple - to retrieve a red bag from some scaffolding - but an encounter with a homeless man causes him a few problems.

Meanwhile, a social worker grows a little too fond of the single father while assessing his parenting skills.

Broadcast details

Friday 21st October 2011
Sky One
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 23rd October 2011 5:30pm Sky1
Monday 9th July 2012 8:30pm Sky1
Wednesday 11th July 2012 9:00pm Sky1
Friday 14th September 2012 8:30pm Sky1
Monday 17th December 2012 7:30am Sky1
Tuesday 18th December 2012 7:00am Sky1
Thursday 7th February 2013 7:30pm Pick TV
Monday 1st April 2013 1:30pm Sky1
Saturday 6th April 2013 6:30am Sky1
Saturday 13th July 2013 7:30am Sky1
Sunday 14th July 2013 12:30pm Sky1
Saturday 7th September 2013 1:30pm Sky1

Cast & crew

Darren Boyd Tim
Jude Wright Marcus
Robert Lindsay The Examiner
Dolly Wells Judith
Tom Goodman-Hill Philip
Mathew Baynton Chris
Rebekah Staton Caitlin
Rosie Cavaliero Paula
Ed Coleman Moritz
Ellie Hopkins Justine
Guest cast
Ed Gaughan Jarek
Richard Brimblecombe Martin Clacy (TV Presenter)
Writing team
Simeon Goulden Writer
Production team
Ben Taylor Director
Margot Gavan Duffy Producer
Simeon Goulden Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
Helen Williams Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Anthony Boys (as Ant 'Pants' Boys) Editor
Mo Holden Production Designer
Oli Julian Composer

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