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


Sky One sitcom about an ordinary man who joins MI5. 17 episodes (2 series), 2011 - 2012. Stars Darren Boyd, Jude Wright, Robert Lindsay, Dolly Wells and others.

Series 1, Episode 3 - Codename: Grades

Tim fine-tunes his computer hacking skills at work, and puts them to good use by altering Marcus's school grades. Has the fledgling spy gone too far?

Further details

Spy. Image shows from L to R: Tim (Darren Boyd), Philip (Tom Goodman-Hill). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Paula sets Tim the goal of giving Philip a hug following a therapy session exercise that highlights his anger issues.

Meanwhile, a computer-hacking assignment proves a breeze at MI5, but disaster strikes when Tim uses his skills to hack into Marcus's school records to make a few changes.

Broadcast details

Friday 28th October 2011
Sky One
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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
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


Spy Episode 3 - School Standoff

Tim's always suspected son Marcus off having more than a little 'Evil Genius' vibe about him. And now he knows for sure.

Featuring: Darren Boyd (Tim), Jude Wright (Marcus).


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