"A deliciously suspenseful spy thriller that signals a new initiative for the network: more drama…"Associated Press
A SundanceTV Original Series
Starring Hayley Atwell, Charlotte Rampling, Rufus Sewell and more...
About Restless

Based on the bestselling novel by William Boyd, enter a cloak and dagger world where everyone and everything is under suspicion. Haunted by the death of her brother at the hands of fascist thugs, Russian émigré Eva Delectorskaya is recruited to be a British secret agent by the shadowy figure, Lucas Romer. After proving her merit in the field, she is sent on the most dangerous mission of her life. She must use any means necessary to manipulate the American press and draw the States into World War II. Unbeknownst to her, there are more sinister powers at work, and a deadly betrayal forces her into hiding. But once a spy, always a spy. Years later, she is gripped with paranoia when she fears her cover has been blown. With no one else to turn to, she recruits her unsuspecting daughter to help uncover the truth and confront the elusive Romer. After a life of conspiracy and intrigue, Eva wonders if she’ll ever feel safe. Time is running out, and she must unravel all the mysteries before it’s too late. A 2-part miniseries starring Hayley Atwell (Captain America: The First Avenger), Charlotte Rampling (Swimming Pool), Michael Gambon (Harry Potter), and Rufus Sewell (The Illusionist).
Meet the Cast

The Stars of Restless

Hayley Atwell as Eva Delectorskaya


Russian émigré Eva Delectorskaya is WW2-era British spy. As a Russian émigré, her language skills make her stand out but it’s her brilliance and courage that propel her forward as a secret agent. Using both her looks and her instincts to survive, Eva travels to America to help draw the United States into the struggle against the Axis powers.

Charlotte Rampling as Eva Delectorskaya


Recently widowed, Eva wants an end to her years of watching and waiting. But thirty years after her life as a secret agent has ended, she realizes her safety is in danger. And the only person she can trust to help is her daughter, Ruth.

Rufus Sewell as Lucas Romer


As boss of a shadowy British spy agency, Lucas Romer is a man who trusts no one--and advises others to do the same. He recruits Eva to join his clandestine organization. Although their relationship grows increasingly intimate, Romer is ruthless and cunning, a master manipulator who never allows his emotions to get the best of him.

Michael Gambon as Baron Mansfield


Baron Mansfield of Hampton Cleeve keeps to himself in an opulent manor. He has spent years hiding a secret life, but his past is not fully behind him and his compulsion to erase it leads to unexpected consequences.

Michelle Dockery as Ruth Gilmartin


Ruth has lived her entire life under the mistaken impression that her mother is an ordinary British housewife. Astonished when that housewife reveals she is a spy named Eva Delectorskaya, Ruth not only has to confront this news—but also that someone is trying to kill her. The only way to help her mother is to uncover Eva’s story.