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Host Damian Lewis invites you into the world of clandestine ops as he examines some of the modern era’s most remarkable intelligence and security missions. Through declassified items and firsthand accounts from high-ranking officials from the FBI, CIA, KGB, and MI6, we reveal stories of daring escapes, thrilling rescues, notorious spy swaps, and undercover stings, featuring a cast of double agents, moles, heroes, and traitors.

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Description

Host Damian Lewis invites you into the world of clandestine ops as he examines some of the modern era’s most remarkable intelligence and security missions. Through declassified items and firsthand accounts from high-ranking officials from the FBI, CIA, KGB, and MI6, we reveal stories of daring escapes, thrilling rescues, notorious spy swaps, and undercover stings, featuring a cast of double agents, moles, heroes, and traitors.

    • EPISODE 1

    The Man Who Saved the World

    At a time when the Cold War spying game was in full swing, Oleg Gordievsky was one of the KGB’s rising stars...and biggest traitors. For years, he provided top-secret Russian intelligence to the British, but he is best remembered for risking his life in 1983 to pull the world back from the brink of nuclear annihilation. Presented by host Damian Lewis and backed by firsthand accounts by Gordievsky himself, we detail the spy’s incredible career as a double agent and his gripping defection out of Russia.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 43 Minutes

    At a time when the Cold War spying game was in full swing, Oleg Gordievsky was one of the KGB’s rising stars...and biggest traitors. For years, he provided top-secret Russian intelligence to the British, but he is best remembered for risking his life in 1983 to pull the world back from the brink of nuclear annihilation. Presented by host Damian Lewis and backed by firsthand accounts by Gordievsky himself, we detail the spy’s incredible career as a double agent and his gripping defection out of Russia.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Bombs in the Sky

    It was the largest surveillance operation in British history, involving 800 agents monitoring 24 suspects around the clock in order to thwart a fiendish terrorist plot. Host Damian Lewis examines the 2006 joint investigation between MI5, London’s Metropolitan Police Counter-Terrorism Unit, and the CIA to track down a homegrown Al Qaeda cell in east London and stop its plan to blow up multiple U.S.-bound passenger planes using liquid bombs.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 43 Minutes

    It was the largest surveillance operation in British history, involving 800 agents monitoring 24 suspects around the clock in order to thwart a fiendish terrorist plot. Host Damian Lewis examines the 2006 joint investigation between MI5, London’s Metropolitan Police Counter-Terrorism Unit, and the CIA to track down a homegrown Al Qaeda cell in east London and stop its plan to blow up multiple U.S.-bound passenger planes using liquid bombs.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 43 Minutes
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