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Slow Horses: Footprints  Season 3, Ep 6

Season finale. The Slow Horses fight for their lives. Lamb shares some devastating truths with Catherine.
posted by ellieBOA on Dec 27, 2023 - 27 comments

Slow Horses: Cleaning Up  Show Only   Season 3, Ep 5

Tavarner and Tearney face off for control MI5. River and Louisa find themselves caught in the crossfire.
posted by ellieBOA on Dec 21, 2023 - 15 comments

Slow Horses: Uninvited Guests  Show Only   Season 3, Ep 4

Tearney takes bold decision. Unaware of their hidden agenda, slow horses assists the tiger team. Meanwhile, Lamb and Ho Goes on a road trip. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on Dec 13, 2023 - 13 comments

Slow Horses: Negotiating With Tigers   Show Only   Season 3, Ep 3

Marcus and Shirley face Lamb's wrath. River discovers revenge is a dish best served cold. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on Dec 7, 2023 - 10 comments

Slow Horses: Hard Lessons  Show Only   Season 3, Ep 2

River has to steal something out of the Park to save a life. Lamb realizes a stranger game is afoot.
posted by ellieBOA on Nov 29, 2023 - 7 comments

Slow Horses: Strange Games  Show Only   Season 3, Ep 1

A romantic relationship in Istanbul ends badly. Lamb hits the panic button when one of his Slow Horses fails to show up for work.
posted by ellieBOA on Nov 29, 2023 - 11 comments

Book: The Secret Hours

Two years ago, a hostile Prime Minister launched the Monochrome inquiry, investigating "historical over-reaching" by the British Secret Service. Monochrome’s mission was to ferret out any hint of misconduct by any MI5 officer—and allowed Griselda Fleet and Malcolm Kyle, the two civil servants seconded to the project, unfettered access to any and all confidential information in the Service archives in order to do so. But MI5’s formidable First Desk did not become Britain’s top spy by accident, and she has successfully thwarted the inquiry at every turn. Now the administration that created Monochrome has been ousted, the investigation is a total bust—and Griselda and Malcolm are stuck watching as their career prospects are washed away by the pounding London rain. Until the eve of Monochrome’s shuttering, when an MI5 case file appears without explanation. It is the buried history of a classified operation in 1994 Berlin—an operation that ended in tragedy and scandal, whose cover-up has rewritten thirty years of Service history. [more inside]
posted by Strutter Cane - United Planets Stilt Patrol on Sep 15, 2023 - 3 comments

Book: Bad Actors

A governmental think-tank, whose remit is to curb the independence of the intelligence service, has lost one of its key members, and Claude Whelan—one-time head of MI5's Regent’s Park—is tasked with tracking her down. But the trail leads straight back to the Park itself, with Diana Taverner as chief suspect. Has Diana overplayed her hand at last? What’s her counterpart, Moscow’s First Desk, doing in London? And does Jackson Lamb know more than he’s telling? Over at Slough House, with Shirley Dander in rehab, Roddy Ho in dress rehearsal, and new recruit Ashley Khan turning up the heat, the slow horses are doing what they do best, and adding a little bit of chaos to an already unstable situation… [more inside]
posted by Strutter Cane - United Planets Stilt Patrol on May 14, 2022 - 2 comments

Slow Horses: Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

...most bitter among them is River Cartwright, whose days are spent transcribing mobile-phone conversations. But when a young man is abducted, and his kidnappers threaten to behead him live on the Internet, River sees an opportunity to redeem himself. But is the victim who he first appears to be? And what's the kidnappers' connection with a disgraced journalist? As the clock ticks on the execution, River finds that everyone involved has their own agenda.
posted by porpoise on May 2, 2022 - 16 comments

Slow Horses: Work Drinks  Show Only   Season 1, Ep 2

[SHOW ONLY] We learn more about what brought various Slow Horses down. The kidnappers’ motive becomes clearer… or is it? Roddy Ho continues to remind you of your worst coworker ever.
posted by The corpse in the library on Apr 5, 2022 - 12 comments

Slow Horses: Season 1: Episode 1  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 1

Slow Horses follows a team of British intelligence agents who serve in a dumping ground department of MI5 – Slough House.... [more inside]
posted by lalochezia on Mar 29, 2022 - 17 comments

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