Britain has been transformed into a security state. A mathematical genius's search for the truth about his brother's death catapults him into a conspiracy and a love affair.

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Series cast summary:
 Yasim Anwar 5 episodes, 2008
 Michael Ezard 5 episodes, 2008
 David Russell 5 episodes, 2008
 Eleanor Brooke 5 episodes, 2008
 Barbara Turney 5 episodes, 2008
 Patrick Nye 5 episodes, 2008
Alex Caan ...
 George Gibbon 4 episodes, 2008
Alina Ioana Serban ...
San Shella ...
 Andrew Wilcox 3 episodes, 2008
 Professor Lawrence Cooper 3 episodes, 2008
Rupert Procter ...
 Lord Cawston 3 episodes, 2008
Inika Leigh Wright ...
 Charlotte Nye 3 episodes, 2008
 Andrew Batz 2 episodes, 2008
 Bryan Holland 2 episodes, 2008
 Lucy Fox 2 episodes, 2008
 Professor John Moreton 2 episodes, 2008
Mircea Caraman ...
 Dark Glasses 2 episodes, 2008
 Caroline Scott 2 episodes, 2008
Stephanie Britten ...
Shiv Grewal ...
Robyn Isaac ...
 Immigration Receptionist 1 episode, 2008
 Valerie 1 episode, 2008
Daniel Williams ...
Grant Davis ...
 Police Officer 1 episode, 2008
 Mortuary Assistant 1 episode, 2008
 Susan Ross 1 episode, 2008
Ken Flory ...
 Cab Driver 1 episode, 2008
Jody Halse ...
Daniel Cristian Iancu ...
 University Security Guard 1 episode, 2008
Claudiu Istodor ...
 Hotel Porter 2 episodes, 2008


Researcher Dr. Stephen Ezard returns home to the UK after the reported death of his brother, Michael Ezard, only to find that his widow, Yasim Anwar, is harboring a wanted yet deathly ill illegal immigrant. Yasim, on the rebound from her husband's death, becomes very intimate with Stephen. But after the death of Yasim's immigrant friend, she disappears with the body, leaving more questions than answers. Stephen is then hired as a consultant and promoter of a new computer system, T.I.A. (Total Information Awareness). Using his expert computer skills, he secretly tracks down Yasim, unaware that he is a pawn in a government conspiracy. Written by enzechen357

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BBC trying hand at US style drama, and failing
22 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

A score of 5 for starters as I wondered when it was going to pick up the pace. I understand that they had to establish the initial threads, but it did drag it's feet a little. The computer tech stuff was clumsy, but did assist in speeding up the action (but lose the computer voice) The OCD habits of Benedict Cumberbatch's character Stephen were excellent, and his performance was subtle. Unfortunately some of the dialogue spoils his excellent physical performance. The testament to this is Robert Carlyle who actually does not say anything, but his sheer brilliance conveys his intent and capabilities. Max Beesley although headlined, is only in a few minutes of flashback material, see if he turns up in further episodes. The cast list is impressive, and I am sure that actors of this calibre do not sign up for drivel.

Many people may be put off with the slow start, but I suggest they watch the second hour this weekend. If that is of the same ilk then switch over to another channel, only then might the BBC get the message, that wasting such talent is borderline criminal.

In summary, trying to be John Le Carre, with a budget of a soap opera, so they did the best with what they had. Peter Berry is an excellent writer, but the material on screen so far is falling short of gripping.

Wait and see

And I waited and I saw, and I then selected a DVD and enjoyed that instead.

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