When Pakistan seizes an Indian submarine that has strayed into its territorial waters, the world is on the brink of a war between two nuclear powers. The Prime Minister invites both parties to London for talks to calm everyone and avert a crisis but there are those who would seek to ensure the talks fail. Sarah Caulfield is a member of the conspiracy, known as Nightingale, and they are bent on starting a nuclear war. When a friendly Chinese diplomat tries to give them information about a possible attack on the peace talks, he is assassinated. MI-5 is convinced that they will cause an incident at the peace conference to push India or Pakistan over the edge.
Did You Know?
Lukas North is installing a bug in a meeting room. Ros Meyers, testing the signal strength of the bug, says to Lukas "Okay, liking the frequency, Kenneth." This is a reference to an incident in 1986, where former CBS newscaster Dan Rather was assaulted by a man who kept demanding to know "Kenneth, what is the frequency?" See more
In the prologue the Pakistani Navy ship is shown to be conversing in Urdu with the Indian Submarine; however this exchange should have been in English as that is the official language of the Pakistani Army. Urdu would never have been used certainly not in the case of communication with a foreign country. See more
Come on then, Ros. Small-talk me a little.
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