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MI-5

Nuclear Strike (#164)

With tensions between America and Russia at an all-time high, the team discovers that Britain is being used as a pawn in an international game of chess. Intelligence brought back from Moscow by Lucas reveals that Russia is planning an attack on London (codenamed Tiresias) and that it is scheduled to take place today. Tiresias is a network of silent saboteurs who have infiltrated all areas of British governance. Tiresias has a sole purpose: to cripple the United Kingdom when activated. [59 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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