MI5 officer Eve Polastri investigates the death of a Russian politician and clashes with psychopathic assassin Villanelle. Eventually, Villanelle goes on the run with a hostage.
Desk-bound MI5 security officer Eve Polastri is bored in her job and yearns for a more exciting life. When a Russian politician is murdered, she is given the task of protecting the only witness and soon finds herself on a collision course with a psychopathic assassin known as Villanelle. Spy thriller, based on Luke Jennings' Codename Villanelle novella series and adapted for television by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag). Starring Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh.
In the aftermath of her recent assignment, Villanelle is ordered to take a break, but she goes ahead with her next mission regardless. Meanwhile, after being fired by Frank for the debacle at the hospital, Eve is stunned to be presented with her dream opportunity - a secret, off-the-books department, a mission she is truly invested in, and the chance to build and lead her own team. Her target is Villanelle. Spy thriller, adapted for television by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and starring Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh.
Villanelle lures Eve to Berlin by using the agent's name while carrying out the murder of a Chinese army colonel, and trails the MI5 officer as she and Bill investigate the killing. While Eve and Bill chase up a number of promising leads, Villanelle enjoys the cat-and-mouse nature of their proximity. But as they draw closer, Eve comes to realise that this is much more than just a game. Spy thriller, starring Jodie Comer, Sandra Oh and David Haig.
Eve returns from Berlin without her suitcase but with intelligence from the Chinese that shows there is a mole somewhere in MI5. Pursuing the money, Eve undertakes her first surveillance operation in the countryside. Meanwhile, Villanelle has been put on a tighter leash and told she can no longer work alone. Forced to be part of a team, her next job will be to go to England and kill a member of the British secret service. Spy thriller, adapted for television by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer.
Having survived a terrifying close call with Villanelle, Eve and the team now have the mole retrieved and ensconced in a safe house, offering the chance to uncover information that could lead them not only to Villanelle, but also to whoever is calling the shots behind her. However, with the cold-blooded and unpredictable assassin still very much at large, are any of them actually safe until she has been caught? Spy thriller, starring Jodie Comer, Sandra Oh, Fiona Shaw, Kim Bodnia and Darren Boyd.
A female assassin is taken into custody in Russia, and Eve and Carolyn head out to Moscow to negotiate access believing she could hold the key to the organisation that runs Villanelle. Meanwhile, Villanelle is smuggled into the same Russian jail to tie up loose ends - a grim and brutal place where not even she is safe. Eve fears something terrible is about to happen, and asks Kenny to spy on all communications between his mother and the Russians. Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer and Fiona Shaw star in the spy thriller.
Carolyn brings unwelcome news and a change of priorities, but Eve is closer than she has ever been to Villanelle, and is finally going to meet Anna. Why would she give up the hunt now? Elsewhere, Kenny has some revelations that make Eve question the true purpose of their entire mission. Villanelle is still in prison, now in solitary confinement and waiting for the rescue organised by Konstantin that never seems to come. Penultimate episode of the spy thriller series, starring Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh.
Villanelle's mission proves more complicated than expected, forcing her to take desperate measures and go on the run with a hostage. Eve and Kenny confront Carolyn, but get a surprise that leads them deeper into the conspiracy - and into a final showdown from which nobody emerges unscathed. Final episode of the spy thriller, based on Luke Jennings' Codename Villanelle novella series and adapted for television by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag). Starring Jodie Comer, Sandra Oh, Fiona Shaw and Sean Delaney. Last in the series.