The Night Manager: Miniseries

The Night Manager: Miniseries

The Night Manager: Miniseries

Tom Hiddleston (Loki) leads this Emmy-winning miniseries from Susanne Bier (Bird Box) about former British soldier Jonathan Pine, navigating the shadowy recesses of Whitehall and Washington where an unholy alliance operates between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To infiltrate the inner circle of lethal arms dealer Richard Onslow Roper, Pine must himself become a criminal.

2016Rating: TV-14UKBBC
CrimeDramaMystery
EPISODE 1.1

Episode 1

Hotel night manager Jonathan Pine receives a plea for help from a well-connected guest.

EPISODE 1.2

Episode 2

On the Mediterranean island of Mallorca, Roper’s life of luxury and calm is shattered. Six months earlier, Burr continues her recruitment of Pine, sending him to Devon to build his cover story.

EPISODE 1.3

Episode 3

While he continues to recuperate in Roper’s villa, Pine starts to dig up secrets about the other members of the household. Meanwhile, Burr and Steadman seize on an opportunity to recruit a new asset.

EPISODE 1.4

Episode 4

Roper welcomes Pine into his inner circle, leaving Corky out in the cold. Meanwhile, Burr has concerns for the safety of her source, when she suspects key information has been leaked to the River House.

EPISODE 1.5

Episode 5

A suspicious Roper gathers his entourage around him in an attempt to root out the traitor, forcing Pine to play a dangerous game. In London, Burr and Steadman face mounting opposition from Whitehall.

EPISODE 1.6

Episode 6

Roper and his team return to Cairo for the deal, reuniting Pine with an old enemy. Pine risks it all to put his plan in motion. A discredited Burr makes one last stand.

The Night Manager: Miniseries / Reviews

The New York Times

The New York Times

[A] glossy, generic adaptation.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

A class act, not only because of the care that has gone into the writing, direction and performances, but in the great respect the creators show to the quality of le Carr's novel.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

It is tense but linear, clearly framed to take full advantage of its stars' strengths and, it must be said, their cross-demographic fan base.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

The series is well-made and well-acted throughout, and if it's rarely thrilling, it's also rarely dull.

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Collider

Collider

It seamlessly weaves in fantastic bits of character backgrounds, and takes the time to really explore Roper's gilded world built upon a mound of bones.

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Paste

Paste

Get ready for a tantalizing game of cat and mouse.

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Village Voice

Village Voice

This bottomless inner life is mostly absent from this version of Pine, but Hiddleston sure keeps the show humming along, scarcely giving us a chance to notice.

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News.com.au

News.com.au

Bier's direction, along with the acting and script, is what makes the production shine.

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker

An elegant but ultimately empty John le Carr adaptation, starring Hugh Laurie.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

This adaptation-and-update of the John le Carré thriller is a ripper.

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NPR

NPR

Pine is the most charming, intelligent, seductive spy on television.

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