Stamm retrieves another coded communication from the stash-spot in the woods. The message reiterates that Able Archer is a nuclear first strike and tells Stamm to “prepare for war”.
International tensions mount after Russia shoots down a South Korean airliner with nearly 300 passengers on board, suspecting American spies.
After their night out, Stamm and Yvonne sleep together back at the ashram.
Meanwhile in the East, Annett discovers Ingrid passed out and unresponsive.
Schweppenstette assesses NATO intelligence gleaned from Stamm’s bug as “alarmingly accurate”.
At NATO headquarters, Linda gives Mayer a gift for his daughter and bids him a good weekend. As soon as he’s gone, she hurries to the bathroom and changes clothes. Meanwhile, a maid’s vacuum sucks up the bug under Mayer’s desk.
During an outdoor training exercise with the West German Military, Stamm breaks off from the group and collects a coded message hidden in a hollow tree. Alex Edel remains standing during a simulated attack in protest. Alex’s commanding officer reprimands him.
In 1983, East German official Lenora Rauch watches from her government’s embassy in Bonn, West Germany as U.S. President Ronald Reagan denounces Soviet Russia as an “evil empire” on television. She makes a call and tells her contact on the other end that she’s coming over, grabbing a coffee tin from her desk as she heads out the door.
Do you have a favorite moment from THE RED ROAD Season 1? The cast does. We know it’s hard to pick just one, but it might help to read up on the scenes that stuck with the series’ stars. Martin Henderson (Harold Jensen), Kiowa Gordon (Junior), Tamara Tunie (Marie), Allie Gonino (Rachel Jensen), and Executive Producer Sarah Condon weigh in on what they loved about Season 1.
Allie Gonino, who plays high schooler Rachel Jensen in SundanceTV’s THE RED ROAD, talks about her own rebellious teenage years, being an activist, and jamming with co-star Kiowa Gordon.
The armed police celebrate the return of Banjo, Tony and Robbie back from suspension. Inglis and Finn watch Sharon announce the end of the shooting investigation and roll out her new initiative to make all civilian Police Community Support Officers into full members of the force.
Banjo, Tony and Warwick, on suspension after the shooting, let off steam massacring a group of unsuspecting actuaries in paintball. Meanwhile, Robbie visits the site of the shooting and stares at the victim’s bloodstain.
Police drag Commissioner Miller’s body out of the Thames, while Liz’s voicemail threats to the reporter poised to bring Richard’s affairs to light play in voiceover.
On Robbie’s first day at Specialist Firearms Command, the guys haze him by faking a suicide jump and he wets his pants.
A terrorist calls an emergency dispatcher and warns of a bomb planted at the Thameside Exhibition Center. The commissioner meets with Liz and the team to decide how seriously to take the threat.
Miller calls an unidentified woman and warns her to stay away from the possible bomb site.
During a training exercise, Robbie is reprimanded for failing to “shoot” an armed and dangerous female.
Liz meets ex-boyfriend Granger at a bar and ends up going home to his flat and getting high on cocaine.
Commissioner Miller asks Liz to obtain a retraction from a his favorite newspaper after spotting an article which calls one of his legendary acts of heroism into question –the article suggests that Miller only saved two, rather than three, men from a fire bombing early in his career. Liz agrees without getting details and proposes her new idea: the Metwork, a Metropolitan Police Service news division, which would air both positive and negative police-related stories instead of feeding the information to unpredictable press.
This past May, we checked in with the male students of DREAM SCHOOL Season 1 to see where they ended up. Here’s what they were doing at that time.
This past May, we checked in with the female students of DREAM SCHOOL Season 1 to see where they ended up. Here’s what they were doing at that time.
From its premiere to its heart-stopping finale, THE HONORABLE WOMAN’s eight-episode run was filled with drama and suspense. Did you have a favorite episode? Read the recaps then vote in the poll below.
Can’t wait to find out what happens on the series finale of THE HONORABLE WOMAN, Thu., Sep. 18 at 10/9c? Instead of staring at your calendar, sign-up to receive a reminder, then check out these thirteen ways to go deeper into political thriller.
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The burned man and the mysterious contact who came to his aid, revealing herself as Monica Chatwin, rendezvous in a hotel room. When MI6 agents bug the room, Chatwin starts a fire and the duo escapes.
Sir Hugh tells Nessa he knows she’s collaborating with the terrorists to get Kasim back. She tells him the Israeli national MI6 spotted Monica meeting with is actually a Palestinian terrorist (the burned man) and then confesses the truth about Kasim’s parentage.
Nessa is bludgeoned and raped by a sadistic stranger during a one-night-stand. Her MI6 tail brings her to a discrete medical facility, where Sir Hugh meets with her and asks if she wants the man arrested. She says no to avoid publicity.
Sir Hugh tells Nessa an Israeli extremist group has claimed the killing of the whistleblower who exposed the Stein Foundation academy’s selection process as biased. When Nessa denies the corruption, Sir Hugh theorizes aloud that Ephra made a deal with the Israelis to hide military intelligence programs in the academy without her knowledge.
In their Gaza cell, Nessa mourns her ruined future, knowing the scandal of her pregnancy will infect any work she tries to do to aid the peace process. Atika tells Nessa to give her the child and allow Atika to raise it as her own as thanks for saving her life.
Now that Season 2 of RECTIFY has come to a close, SundanceTV is treating you to a full-series marathon–starting with Episode 1 of Season 1–on Sun, Aug. 24 at 6AM/7c. Whether it’s a cure for your Holden withdrawals or a chance to catch up from the beginning, use our marathon checklist below and maximize your Paulie experience.
Eight years ago. In a holding cell in Gaza, Nessa and Atika wake to the sound of a man screaming.
Cut to present day. Nessa sleeps with a bodyguard filling in for injured Nathaniel. She then reveals she has deduced the new bodyguard’s identity: an undercover MI5 agent working for Sir Hugh.
After having died several years ago, Camille and Simon mysteriously reappear at their homes in a small mountain community, throwing their loved ones’ lives into a state of turmoil. Meanwhile, single nurse Julie receives a visit from a strange little boy.
Brimming with sex, violence, political intrigue and shocking deaths, HBO’s Game of Thrones—based on the bestselling George R.R. Martin books—is one undeniably kickass series. And (bless his heart) it’s often the women who are the baddest of the bunch. Here are 10 of our favorite kick-ass women on television.
Counting the days until RECTIFY Season 2? Here’s a handy guide of things to do in the meantime.