Secret State explores the relationship between a democratically elected government, big business and the banks.
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 Tom Dawkins (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Sgt. Wrigglesworth (4 episodes, 2012)
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 John Hodder (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Lee Foulds (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Ellis Kane (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Ros Yelland (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Felix Durrell (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Laura Duchenne (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Gina Hayes (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Agnes Evans (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Joss Leyton (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Paul J. Clark (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Agent (4 episodes, 2012)
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 General Munnery (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Carol Molloy (3 episodes, 2012)
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 William Hawley (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Anthony Fossett (3 episodes, 2012)
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 MP / ... (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Speaker of the House of Commons (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Downing St Journalist (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Downing St Journalist (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Sir Michael Rix (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Special Ops Major (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Jitin Mukerjee (2 episodes, 2012)
Ross Boatman ...
 Michael (2 episodes, 2012)
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 MI6 Agent (2 episodes, 2012)
Andrew Pollard ...
 Political Correspondent (2 episodes, 2012)
Grace Sinclair ...
 Ruth (2 episodes, 2012)
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Secret State explores the relationship between a democratically elected government, big business and the banks.

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Various actors in this programme have also taken part in Game of Thrones (2011). These and their portraying characters includes Charles Dance (Tywin Lannister), Ralph Ineson (Dagmer Cleftjaw), Jamie Sives (Jory Cassell), Stephen Dillane (Stannis Baratheon), Anton Lesser (Qyburn) and Tobias Menzies (Edmure Tully). See more »

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Version of A Very British Coup (1988) See more »

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Much better than expected
4 September 2014 | by (Timisoara, Romania) – See all my reviews

This series starts a bit grim. First half hour is a dark, bit boring, but most - is confusing for one having no clue about the novel. But boy, was I happy to stick around.

Show combines edgy topics about politics, personal freedom and choices with a high technology setup and master craft of British drama. Apart from first half of hour, it is captivating. Multiple facets, many people acting by their best judgement, and above all, a hero. Byrne is doing a great job, yet the character could have been better composed. It is difficult to get emotionally attached to it, but is sure easy to get attached to its actions.

Strongly recommended. Yet be warned, this comes from a guy who considered Downton Abbey the best show ever. Until now.


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