Spy
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Spy
First Aired: July 18th, 2004
Status: Ended
Genre: Reality
Network: BBC Three
Summary: The series follows a group of real-life volunteers as they are trained by former spies in espionage techniques, including maintaining a false identity, surveillance, persuasion and recruitment. The programme's psychological challenges, dramatic tension, high production values, and personable cast led to its being called 'the most addictive thing on TV at the moment' by The Daily Telegraph. Over 5,000 candidates from across the United Kingdom applied to be on the show. The candidates were narrowed down to a pool of eight recruits before the start of the show. As the show progressed, recruits who failed to demonstrate sufficient potential as agents were unceremoniously dismissed from the competition. In the final episode, one recruit emerged as the winner, but there was no prize other than the satisfaction of knowing that they had what it takes to be a real spy. Spy trainers Ferguson & Williams Spy trainers Ferguson & Williams The recruits, in alphabetical order, were - * Daboh, Austin (19, male) * Dhiri, Reena (28, female) * Dilworth, Simon (35, male) * Glantz, Suzi (58, female) * Jackson, Nicola (24, female) * Moule, Jennie (27, female) * van Schwaiger, Max (35, male) * Winn, Gabriel (24, male) The three experts, called their "tutors," who devised the training missions, trained the recruits, and evaluated their performance were - * Mike Baker, a former CIA field operations officer * Sandy Williams, a former Intelligence Officer * Harry Ferguson, formerly of MI6 Additional training was conducted by John Potter, and narration was provided by Paul Brightwell.
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Episode Statistics:
# of Episodes: 10
# of Episodes I watched: 0
# of Episodes I haven't watched: 10
Last Episode I watched: -
Last Aired Episode
Season 1 - Episode 10: End Game
Air Date: September 12nd, 2004, 12:00 AM
Summary: The final three recruits have been tested to their limits and beyond in their bid to come to grips with the spying game. With their training now complete, the trio must undertake a final confidential mission abroad, working against professionals. Without the support of their trainers and unsure if they can trust each other, they must complete their mission without being detected by their target or the local authorities. There is also a final twist in the tale, as the recruits are followed by a real professional, an ex-spy, who uses his professional expertise to trick them. Only one recruit will return from this mission as the perfect spy.
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Cast
Sandy Williams - Trainer
Sandy Williams
as Trainer
Mike Baker - Trainer
Mike Baker
as Trainer
Harry Ferguson - Trainer
Harry Ferguson
as Trainer
Gabriel Winn - SPY 01964
Gabriel Winn
as SPY 01964
Jennie Moule - SPY 00717
Jennie Moule
as SPY 00717
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