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, Episode 4 - Codename: Mistaken Identity

The Examiner is on star-spotting duties and casts Tim and Caitlin in a recruitment video. It seems like a perfectly good idea until the pair let their disguised identities get the better of them.

Further details

Spy. Image shows from L to R: Tim (Darren Boyd), Caitlin (Rebekah Staton). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions

Chris and Marcus are packing some serious brainpower, so the prospect of facing them in a TV quiz should be a fearsome one - except that the former is buckled by nerves.

Broadcast details

Friday 9th November 2012
Sky One
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 15th November 2012 9:00pm Sky1
Monday 24th November 2014 2:00am 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
Ellie Hopkins Justine
Terence Maynard Portis
Miles Jupp Owen
Mark Heap Philip
Frank Kauer Nick
Guest cast
Nicholas Croucher Cohen
Joseph H. King Goldstein
Mia Clifford Mia
Maurice Cole Arthur
Sarah Campbell Lisa
Simon Greenall Quiz Host
David K. S. Tse Nick's Dad
Writing team
Simeon Goulden Writer
Production team
John Henderson Director
Simon Gibney Edit 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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