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 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


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 27th December 2012 10:30pm Sky1
Friday 28th December 2012 8:00pm Sky1
Friday 27th December 2013 2:15am Sky1

Cast & crew

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
John Henderson Director
Simeon Goulden Producer
Charlie Leech Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
Helen Williams Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
David Yardley Editor
James Cooper Editor
Mo Holden Production Designer
Oli Julian Composer

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