A deeply immersive thriller based on the John le Carré novel which follows Charlie, a young, fiery but unfulfilled British actress who becomes entangled in a complex plot devised by a spy mastermind. Starring Alexander Skarsgard, Florence Pugh and Michael Shannon.
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New Series: Charlie, a fiery and brilliant young actress meets a mysterious stranger in Greece and he draws her into a high-stakes international espionage operation, whilst intelligence officer Kurtz tracks down the perpetrators of a bombing in Germany.
Charlie is recruited by Kurtz with the promise of the role of a lifetime to infiltrate a dangerous revolutionary cell. She and Becker pose as lovers to create her legend, and the line between performance and reality begins to blur.
Alone and undercover, Charlie drives a car laden with explosives to a drop-off in Austria. Meanwhile Kurtz's team interrogate their prisoner in a race against time to get details of his plan that could save Charlie from a fatal misstep.
Charlie awaits contact from Michel's network back in England; but will her performance hold up under pressure? Charlie and Becker realise that this may be their last moment together before she crosses the point of no return.
Charlie joins a group of trainee revolutionaries in Lebanon. Now deep undercover, no one can save Charlie if her true identity is exposed. She works to earn the trust of Fatmeh, Khalil and Michel's sister, and becomes part of the family.
Season Finale: Charlie prepares for her part in Khalil's next strike. But is she still playing a role, or has she switched to the other side?