Lucas Is Spooked by Old Girlfriend; Spy Drama Is Back for Ninth Spy Drama Is Back for Ninth Series and It Promises Bang Up-to-Date Plots and Shocks

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Lucas Is Spooked by Old Girlfriend; Spy Drama Is Back for Ninth Spy Drama Is Back for Ninth Series and It Promises Bang Up-to-Date Plots and Shocks


Byline: PAUL ENGLISH

SPOOKS MONDAY, BBC1, 9PM

It's been around for the best part of a decade and is one of the best British dramas on the box.

Spooks returns this week for a ninth series, opening with the team at Section D reeling in the aftermath of Ros Myer's death after she was killed in an explosion while trying to save the British home secretary.

The things people do for work, eh? One month later, Lucas North boards a ship in Tangier to track rising Somalian Al Qaeda star, Abib. Alongside Lucas is Special Boat Service (SBS) agent Dimitri Levendes, who is masquerading as the ship's captain.

An unexpected interruption from what appears to be Somali pirates puts Lucas in danger. His unlikely saviour is an Eastern European prostitute, who he later discovers is undercover mercenary Beth Bailey, also sent to track Abib.

Richard Armitage, who plays MI5 officer Lucas, reckons the new series upholds one of the standards expected by fans of the show - topical relevance.

He says: " is year the storylines feel very politically current but we also learn a lot more about the team.

"Who are these people, what lies beneath the surface, who are they true to, what secrets do they hide in order to do their jobs?

"Deception and betrayal are key. Of course, there are also exciting and intriguing stories of the week but the overall series arc really unravels the character of Lucas North and blows his whole world apart. …

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