Sam accompanies the Turners on an outing to a go-cart track to celebrate young Edward's birthday. It's the end of the operation as Byzantium intends to assassinate Jack Turner. Things don't quite go ...
Sam breaks into Stokes' house and finds a Top Secret file on her as well as a document relating to the death of her mother Katherine,killed when Sam was a child. Aidan believes that back then Sam saw...
Aidan survives the explosion but is accused of being the mole and goes on the run,asking Natalie,in vain,for information on Hour-Glass. Sam wakes in hospital to find that,rather than seek her death,...
Meet Sam. A spy. A hunter. And herself hunted by an enemy more ruthless and determined than any she's ever known. Sam has been running from her past her entire life but when she returns to Byzantium, the organisation that employs her, and begins to pursue her pursuer, she will discover the only way to escape that past... is to confront it. This is the story of a spy with a bull's eye on her back, a human target unable to trust anyone at any time, even the man she loves. She is, quite literally, running for her life. Hunted is a smart, complex and contemporary spy series.Written by
Sam is identified as having served in the Special Reconnaissance Regiment. The SRR is part of the UK Special Forces and was formed in 2005 to specialise in military surveillance and intelligence gathering. However at the time this programme was made women could only serve in support roles in the SRR, not as frontline soldiers See more »
I've only see the pilot but it was a slick, fast-paced piece of work. They wasted no time getting into the story (stories) and to cover that amount of info in an hour without confusing or tiring the viewer was impressive.
The story centers around a gal who was special forces and is now part of a private sector (counter)espionage team. I won't get into any more details than to say she's hardcore.
I also have to say that I've always liked Melissa George, she can act and she does a believable job in action sequences too. She perfectly suited to this type of show, and the show works because of her.
The rest of the main cast, though largely unfamiliar to me (which means nothing), are clearly pros as well. They carved out their niches in the short time allotted to them and it's always a treat to have a strong supporting cast.
The show is definitely worth a watch.
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