Spooks: Series 5

Spooks: Series 5

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Tense drama series about the different challenges faced by the British Security Service as they work against the clock to safeguard the nation. The title is a popular colloquialism for spies, and the series follows the work of a group of MI5 officers based at the service's Thames House headquarters, in a highly secure suite of offices known as The Grid.

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Gas and Oil (Part 1)

The government introduces draconian emergency measures in response to a... More series of terrorist attacks. MI5 fear that influential establishment figures are behind the attacks and may be planning a coup.



An environmental terrorist group is threatening to flood London if... More the government does not make a secret document public.


Gas and Oil (Part 2)

MI5 has foiled an attempt to murder the Home Secretary,... More but the plotters use the new emergency powers to imprison Harry. The team must try to frustrate the coup before Harry is executed.


The Cell

Zaf goes deep undercover to infiltrate an Al Qaeda cell... More that is planning an attack on the UK. When Adam learns that the terrorists are on a suicide mission he tries to prevent them from reaching their target, but events soon spiral out of control.


World Trade

Posted undercover at the World Trade Summit for Africa, the... More team discovers an assassination plot. Initially determined to put their lives on the line to prevent the murder, they are faced with a moral dilemma on discovering the motivate behind the plot.


The Message

The government publishes its report on the investigation into death... More of seven terrorist suspects in a fire at a prison. Harry suspects a cover up, then discovers that one of his team has been implicated.


Hostage Takers (Part 1)

Adam and Zaf try to find a group of terrorists... More who have infiltrated Britain. Ros oversees a visit by a delegation of Saudi princes offering a guaranteed oil supply in exchange for nuclear expertise, but the Saudi Trade Centre is attacked by terrorists.


Hostage Takers (Part 2)

The terrorists start to execute hostages in pursuit of their... More demand for the release of Al Qaeda prisoners held in Saudi Arabia, but suspicion arises as to the true identity of the terrorists.



MI5 investigate the assassination of a Muslim cleric outside the... More high court, and uncover a radicalised Christian who is determined to incite a religious war.


The Criminal

MI-5 is put in charge of protecting Niko Grecic, the... More former right-hand of Tezlia, a Serbian who is put on trial for war crimes. They know that Richard Dempsey, a former MI-6 agent who turned on them, is looking for Grecic to kill him before he can testify. Adam, Jo and Zafar must protect Grecic at all costs.

Spooks: Series 5 | Release Details

Spooks: Series 5 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Prime Video.