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.

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Series 1, Episode 4 - Codename: Bookclub

Spy. Image shows from L to R: The Examiner (Robert Lindsay), Moritz (Ed Coleman). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions
Tim really wants to join Marcus's book club, well, what he thinks is a book club. Meanwhile, the Examiner demonstrates his unique lie-detecting skills.

Broadcast details

Friday 4th November 2011
Sky One
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 6th November 2011 6:30pm Sky1
Monday 23rd July 2012 8:30pm Sky1
Wednesday 25th July 2012 9:00pm Sky1
Friday 28th September 2012 8:30pm Sky1
Wednesday 19th December 2012 7:30am Sky1
Thursday 20th December 2012 7:00am Sky1
Tuesday 2nd April 2013 1:30pm Sky1
Saturday 6th April 2013 12:30pm Sky1
Saturday 20th July 2013 7:30am Sky1
Sunday 21st July 2013 12:30pm Sky1
Sunday 8th September 2013 12:00pm Sky1
Sunday 14th June 2015 10:30am Sky2

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
Gemma Arrowsmith Poet
Nicholas Croucher Cohen
Joseph H. King Goldstein
Robert Morgan (as Robert Morgan) Henchman 1
Callum Higgins Henchman 2
Tatum Duprey Anne
Alfie Abel Oliver
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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