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Complicit: one-off drama

Issue No. 2340

Gordon Brown inspired this MI5 drama in 2009, when he said the British state did not engage in torture.

Producer Kevin Toolis began a long research project into the intelligence services and terrorism.

The result is Complicit, a hard hitting drama about a British agent (played by David Oyelowo) desperate to convict someone he believes is a terrorist.

He follows his suspect to Egypt, and tries to create the facts to prove his case.

Written by Guy Hibbert.

Channel 4, Sun 17 February, 9pm

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Tue 12 Feb 2013, 16:39 GMT
Issue No. 2340
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