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MI-5

On the Brink (#161)

The British economy is on the brink of collapse; if one more bank goes down, the country’s entire financial system will implode. Rumours about the identity of the next troubled bank are circulating through the City, creating panic. It is believed the man behind the rumours is Alexis Meynell, who is famous for exploiting vulnerable economies all over the world. The team believes that Meynell is about to take the biggest gamble of his life – a gamble that, if he wins, would destroy the British economy. The team needs to get into the heart of the City to find out exactly what Meynell is up to and how they can stop him. [58 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Action-packed drama taking us into the thrilling world of MI5, the clandestine security service, and the people who make up the elite team. There's organized crime, terrorist activities, embassy sieges, weapons proliferation, subversives, anarchists and drug traffickers, not to mention the conflicts and power struggles that they have to deal with back in the office. A topical and edgy drama about passion, jeopardy and the intrigue of people who have to lie for a living -and who can never tell the truth to their loved ones about what it is that they do.

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