Hunted airs on BBC One on 4 October at 9pm.
Episode One: Mort. Sam Hunter, an operative for the elite private intelligence and security firm Byzantium, is finishing a mission in Tangier when an attempt on her life leaves her critically injured. Not knowing who tried to kill her, she disappears to a remote location to recover, regroup and retrain.
Returning to work unannounced nearly a year later, Sam surprises her co-workers, who are suspicious about her disappearance, especially Aidan Marsh, her secret lover. Her bosses, Rupert Keel and Deacon Crane, retain doubts about her, but need their best agent for an important new assignment. The team devises a plan to have Sam infiltrate a family headed by powerful millionaire Jack Turner, a man with a criminal past whose ambitions are at odds with Byzantium’s secret client.
Cast: Melissa George plays Sam Hunter (Alex Kent), Adam Rayner plays Aidan Marsh, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje plays Deacon Crane, Morven Christie plays Zoe Morgan, Lex Shrapnel plays Ian Fowkes, Stephen Campbell Moore plays Stephen Turner, Oscar Kennedy plays Edward Turner, Tom Beard plays Bingham, Patrick Malahide plays Jack Turner, Stephen Dillane plays Rupert Keel, Scott Handy plays Blank-faced man, Uriel Emil plays Hasan Moussa, Dhafer L’Abidine plays Bernard Faroux, Indira Varma plays Natalie Thorpe
Written by Frank Spotnitz; directed by SJ Clarkson.
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