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 2 - Codename: Show Stopper

While Marcus's Christmas party plans spark a strike among his friends, Portis is more than peeved when he finds out about Tim's feelings for Caitlin...

Further details

The magic of Christmas has long been lost on Marcus and, when his party plans force the other kids to go on strike, he must make alternative arrangements.

Meanwhile, 'tis not the season to be jolly if you're Portis. The agent's thoughts turn to revenge after he finds out about Tim and Caitlin having feelings for one another.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 26th December 2012
Sky One
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Darren Boyd Tim
    Jude Wright Marcus
    Robert Lindsay The Examiner
    Dolly Wells Judith
    Mathew Baynton Chris
    Rebekah Staton Caitlin
    Ed Coleman Moritz
    Terence Maynard Portis
    Miles Jupp Owen
    Mark Heap Philip
    Guest cast
    Joseph H. King Goldstein
    Alfie Abel Oliver
    Mia Clifford Mia
    Maurice Cole Arthur
    Neil Edmond Mr Harris
    Tatum Duprey Sadie
    Lindsay Duncan The Director
    Kerron Darby Gang Man
    Frieda Thiel Gang Girl
    Duncan James Self
    Writing team
    Simeon Goulden Writer
    Production team
    Mo Holden Production Designer
    David Yardley Editor
    James Cooper Editor
    John Henderson Director
    Simeon Goulden Producer
    Charlie Leech Producer
    Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
    Helen Williams Executive Producer
    Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
    Oli Julian Composer

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