Deep State (TV series)
|Created by||Simon Maxwell|
|Music by||Harry Escott|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||8 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||50 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Endor Productions|
Red Arrow International
6 Degree Media
|Picture format||2:1 (4k)|
|Original release||5 April 2018– present|
Deep State is a British television espionage thriller series, written and created by Matthew Parkill and Simon Maxwell, that first broadcast in the United Kingdom on Fox on 5 April 2018. The first eight-part series, which began filming in May 2017, stars Mark Strong as Max Easton, a former Field Agent for MI6 who is recruited back into the field. The series co-stars Joe Dempsie, Karima McAdams, Lyne Renee, Anastasia Griffith and Alistair Petrie.
The series is produced by Endor Productions for the Fox Networks Group of Europe and Africa. As well as co-creating the series, Parkhill also serves as showrunner, executive producer and director of four of the eight episodes. The series premiered in the United States on 17 June 2018 on Epix. A second series was commissioned on 5 April 2018.
- Mark Strong as Max Easton; former Field Agent, MI6.
- Joe Dempsie as Harry Clarke; Field Agent, MI6. Max Easton's son.
- Karima McAdams as Leyla Toumi; Field Agent, MI6.
- Lyne Renee as Anna Easton; Max's wife.
- Anastasia Griffith as Amanda Jones; CIA.
- Alistair Petrie as George White; Head of Section, MI6.
- Adrien Jolivet as Noah; Anna Easton's brother.
- Cara Bossom as Chloë Easton; Max and Anna's elder daughter.
- Indica Watson as Lola Easton; Max and Anna's younger daughter.
- Rachel Shelley as Elliot Taylor; deputy Head of Section, MI6.
- Alexandre Willaume as Laurence
- Mark Holden as John Lynn; CIA handler and Amanda Jones' boss
- William Hope as Senator Hawes
- Bijan Daneshmand as Ali Ardavan
- Corey Johnson as Burrell
- Donald Sage Mackay as Martin Collins
- Kingsley Ben-Adir as Khalid Walker; Intelligence, MI6.
- Zubin Varla as Syed; Senior Field Agent, MI6.
- Amelia Bullmore as Olivia Clarke; journalist. Harry's mother and Max's ex-wife.
- Khalid Laith as Anthony Kahani
- Mel Raido as Ryan Cooper; Field Agent, MI6.
Series 1 (2018)
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||U.K. viewers|
|1||"Old Habits"||Robert Connolly||Matthew Parkhill||5 April 2018||0.68|
|2||"A Kind of Warfare"||Robert Connolly||Simon Maxwell||12 April 2018||0.40|
|3||"The Man Came Around"||Robert Connolly||Simon Maxwell||19 April 2018||0.37|
|4||"Reunion"||Robert Connolly||Stephen Thompson||26 April 2018||0.38|
|5||"Merger"||Matthew Parkhill||Matthew Parkhill||3 May 2018||0.32|
|6||"Stories"||Matthew Parkhill||Stephen Thompson||10 May 2018||0.26|
|7||"White Noise"||Matthew Parkhill||Simon Maxwell||17 May 2018||0.24|
|8||"Blood in the Sand"||Matthew Parkhill||Matthew Parkhill||24 May 2018||0.24|
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