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 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


    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
    Guest cast
    Gemma Arrowsmith Poet
    Nicholas Croucher Cohen
    Joseph H. King Goldstein
    Robert Craig 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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