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Kit Harington in Spooks: The Greater Good
Kit Harington in Spooks: The Greater Good

MI5 must track down an escaped terrorist before an attack on London in Spooks: The Greater Good, out now at the Showcase in Bargeddie.

When charismatic terrorist Adam Qasim (Elyes Gabel) escapes from MI5 custody during a routine handover, head of counter-terrorism Harry Pearce (Peter Firth - reprising the role he played on television) is blamed.

Disgraced and forced to resign, no-one is surprised when Harry disappears one night off a bridge into the Thames.

With MI5 on its knees in the wake of the Qasim debacle and facing controversial reform, former agent Will Holloway (Kit Harrington) is brought back to uncover the truth they feared - Harry’s still alive.

He’s gone rogue, and needs Will’s help.

As Qasim prepares his devastating attack on the heart of MI5 in London, Will must decide whether to turn Harry in - or risk everything by trusting the damaged, dangerous master spy.

Making the leap to the big screen, the movie continues on from the hit British spy series Spooks which aired on BBC One from 2002-2011.

Jonathan Brackley and Sam Vincent, former head writers of the television series, wrote the script, while Bharat Nalluri, who directed early episodes of the programme, returns to the director’s chair.

For listings visit Showcase Cinemas