A contemporary thriller featuring the Royalty and Specialist Protection Branch of London's Metropolitan Police Service.

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Jed Mercurio
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2018  
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 14 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Richard Madden ...  David 6 episodes, 2018
Sophie Rundle ...  Vicky 6 episodes, 2018
Vincent Franklin ...  Mike 6 episodes, 2018
Ash Tandon ...  Sharma 5 episodes, 2018
Gina McKee ...  Sampson 5 episodes, 2018
Pippa Haywood ...  Craddock 5 episodes, 2018
Stuart Bowman ...  Hunter-Dunn 5 episodes, 2018
Richard Riddell ...  Tom 5 episodes, 2018
Paul Ready ...  Rob 5 episodes, 2018
Nicholas Gleaves ...  Roger 5 episodes, 2018
Nick Robinson Nick Robinson ...  Nick Robinson 5 episodes, 2018
Nina Toussaint-White ...  Rayburn 4 episodes, 2018
Bella Padden ...  Ella 4 episodes, 2018
Matthew Stagg Matthew Stagg ...  Charlie 4 episodes, 2018
Anjli Mohindra ...  Nadia 4 episodes, 2018
Martha Kearney Martha Kearney ...  Martha Kearney 4 episodes, 2018
Sophie Raworth Sophie Raworth ...  Sophie Raworth 4 episodes, 2018
Justin Webb Justin Webb ...  Justin Webb 4 episodes, 2018
Keeley Hawes ...  Julia 3 episodes, 2018
Matt Stokoe ...  Luke 3 episodes, 2018
Daniel Moore ...  SO15 Officer 3 episodes, 2018
Tom Brooke ...  Andy 3 episodes, 2018
Michael Shaeffer ...  Longcross 3 episodes, 2018
Rosie Jones ...  Police Officer 3 episodes, 2018
Claire-Louise Cordwell Claire-Louise Cordwell ...  Kim 3 episodes, 2018
Stephanie Hyam ...  Chanel 3 episodes, 2018
Shubham Saraf ...  Tahir 3 episodes, 2018
Sarah Malin ...  Nadia's Solicitor 3 episodes, 2018
David Westhead ...  Prime Minister 3 episodes, 2018
Frank Gardner Frank Gardner ...  Frank Gardner 3 episodes, 2018
Laura Kuenssberg Laura Kuenssberg ...  Laura Kuenssberg 3 episodes, 2018
Mishal Husain Mishal Husain ...  Mishal Husain 3 episodes, 2018
Vicki Young Vicki Young ...  Vicki Young 3 episodes, 2018
Bailey Patrick ...  SO15 Officer 2 episodes, 2018
Tina Chiang ...  Surgical Administrator 2 episodes, 2018
Kerri McLean ...  Surveillance Officer 2 episodes, 2018
Julian Firth ...  Rob's Solicitor 2 episodes, 2018
Gordon Corera Gordon Corera ...  Gordon Corera 2 episodes, 2018
Susan Rae Susan Rae ...  Susan Rae 2 episodes, 2018
John Pienaar John Pienaar ...  John Pienaar 2 episodes, 2018
John Humphrys John Humphrys ...  John Humphrys 2 episodes, 2018

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Bodyguard tells the fictional story of David Budd, a heroic but volatile war veteran now working as a Specialist Protection Officer for the Royalty and Specialist Protection Branch of London's Metropolitan Police Service. When he is assigned to protect the ambitious and powerful Home Secretary Julia Montague, whose politics stand for everything he despises, Budd finds himself torn between his duty and beliefs. Responsible for her safety, is he actually her biggest threat?

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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The train scenes in the first episode were filmed on the Mid-Norfolk Railway. See more »

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Referenced in There's Something About Movies: Episode #1.2 (2019) See more »

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Surprisingly intriguing in a world filled with crime TV
10 May 2020 | by DesolateIdentitySee all my reviews

It's important to note that this show makes choices you shouldn't expect it to make, keeping you on the edge of your seat. It's incredibly well acted and laid out, although the first half of the first season carries more intrigue than the second half, where things fall off to a degree. It presents likeable characters and complex storylines.


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Country:

UK

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English

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24 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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