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Hayley Atwell and Vanessa Kirby narrate an eclectic mix of stories past and present, told by the real spies behind some of the world’s greatest operations. What secrets did they know? What were their skills? And what would YOU do if you were in their position? From SPYSCAPE, the Home of Secrets.
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True Stories, Told By True Spies
Episode 109
THE SPY'S SON PART 1, BRINGING DOWN BATMAN
When he was arrested in 1996, Jim Nicholson - nicknamed 'Batman' - was the highest-ranking CIA officer to be convicted of espionage for the Russian Federation. Ten years later, he did it again. Join Vanessa Kirby for the first-ever True Spies duology - a tale of spycraft, treachery, and a toxic father-son relationship. In Part 1, veteran CIA case officer John Maguire tells the story of his strangest mission, an operation on American soil to bring down one of his own colleagues. Could you befriend a traitor?
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Episode 108
NETWORK REQUEST
LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, is a part of working life for millions of people around the world. But do you really know who you're connected with? Vanessa Kirby joins former DIA officer J.T. Mendoza on a cross-agency collaboration to take down Kevin Patrick Mallory, an American traitor recruited online by a hostile foreign power. Do you think before you click?
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Episode 107
I WAS NEVER HERE
True spies work in all sorts of far-flung locales - but some assignments are closer to home. For Andrew Kirsch, a Special Operations officer with the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, the suburbs of Toronto hold as much intrigue as Moscow or Baghdad. Vanessa Kirby joins Andrew on a nail-biting infiltration mission to unmask a home-grown terrorist, right in his back yard. Could you spy in suburbia?
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Episode 106
HIDDEN HAND
Deep in the jungles of Central America, right-wing 'Contra' guerrillas face off against government forces. Major Alex, a Honduran Army officer, trains and supplies the Contras on the ground. Except Major Alex isn't a Major at all - he's Ric Prado, CIA. Vanessa Kirby joins Ric as he recalls the most nail-biting moments from his time undercover. Could you survive the jungle? From SPYSCAPE, the home of secrets. A Cup And Nuzzle production. Series producers: Gemma Newby, Joe Foley. Produced by Leo Hornak. Music by Nick Ryan.
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Episode 105
UNDERCOVER IN THE OLD WEST
In the Old West, money talks and six-guns shout. All too often, it's not a world that rewards subtlety. Enter Charlie Siringo, a detective with the world-famous Pinkerton Agency. Vanessa Kirby joins Charlie to outwit outlaws, bust fraudulent prospectors, and bring the hammer down on union toughs. Could you survive the Frontier?
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Episode 104
THE SPY WHO COULDN'T SPELL
Some stories are too fascinating to go untold. Author and journalist Yudhijit Bhattacharjee tells them. When he heard about a dyslexic spy who came close to selling some of America's most dangerous secrets, he had to know more. With the help of the FBI agent who brought the traitor to justice, he spent years researching this incredible tale. Could you put the pieces together?
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Episode 103
KING OF SCOTLAND YARD
It's 2003, and Coalition forces have taken Baghdad. A conference is held to portion out the contracts that will sustain the occupation. The United Kingdom sends a minister to negotiate their share - but the war-torn city is too dangerous for him to travel alone. Enter Carlton King - a senior protection officer with the Metropolitan Police Special Branch. With no time, three handguns and a broken sat-phone, Carlton and his tight-knit team must prepare the ground for the Minister's visit. Could you guarantee his safety?
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Episode 102
PURE GREEN GREED
In 1992, the Cold War is all but over. But for FBI Special Agent John Whiteside, the counterespionage case of a lifetime is about to begin. An anonymous source reports a traitor within the NSA, active during the height of the Vietnam War. He thinks he's gotten away with it - but the crimes of the past call for modern justice. Could you turn up the heat on a cold case?
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Episode 101
THE MAN ON THE MOUNTAIN
In the remote mountains of Northern Idaho, there's no shortage of places to hide. Fortunately, Deputy US Marshal Marc Cameron is an expert seeker. It's 1996, and a dangerous fugitive has taken refuge in the dense forests of Bonner County. Vanessa Kirby joins Marc on an audacious operation to lure the outlaw into the open. Could you hunt the deadliest game of all?
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Episode 100
Q, FOLLOWED BY U
It's World War I and German submarine technology terrorizes the British Navy. Fortunately, Captain Gordon Campbell is anything but traditional. He's at the helm of the first 'Q-boats' - heavily armed sub-busters ingeniously disguised as civilian ships. Vanessa Kirby sets sail with Captain Campbell on a secretive mission to take back the oceans. Could you stare down a torpedo?
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Episode 99
CATCHING NORIEGA
It's 1989, and the US has invaded Panama. The country's corrupt leader, General Manuel Noriega, goes into hiding. Martha Duncan of the Defense Intelligence Agency is tasked with tracking him down - and she'll do whatever it takes to bring him into the open. Vanessa Kirby joins the hunt for Panama's most wanted. Could you catch a dictator?
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EPISODE 98
LORD OF THE HIGHWAY
Uruzgan Province, Southern Afghanistan. An Army convoy rumbles in on the dangerous highway from Kandahar, bringing vital supplies to American troops. This is facilitated by Matiullah Khan, a local warlord with connections in the Afghan government. When two US soldiers are assassinated by an Afghan ally, Naval intelligence officer Matt Cricchio suspects that Khan might be behind the attack. Vanessa Kirby joins Matt on a mission to bring him down.
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EPISODE 97
HAVANA SYNDROME SPECIAL
Two years after the US resumed diplomatic relations with Cuba, American intelligence officers on the island began experiencing strange and debilitating neurological symptoms. Before long, the phenomenon began affecting US officials around the world. Veteran CIA officer Marc Polymeropoulos was afflicted during a trip to Russia in 2017 - and he's been fighting ever since. Vanessa Kirby joins Marc, Russia expert John Sipher and Dr. James Giordano to analyze the personal, political and medical possibilities behind the mysterious Havana Syndrome.
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EPISODE 96
THE ACE OF SPIES
Who was Britain's Ace of Spies? Nobody really knows but the name he used was Sidney Reilly - and nobody did it better in the early 20th century. Reilly reckoned with oil barons, his personal pride, and the rise of Communism during his decades on the edge.
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EPISODE 95
OPERATION BLACK BISCUIT
Undercover ATF Agent Jay Dobyns was shot during his first week of work. He went on to spend 27 years in the field. That should tell you something about a man who risked his personal health and happiness to infiltrate one of America's toughest biker gangs, the Hells Angels. Jay had to prove himself worthy of membership - and the price of admission was murder. Could YOU earn your patch?
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EPISODE 94
THE MOLE
When health issues ended Ulrich Larsen's career in the kitchen, the Danish chef embarked on an altogether more dangerous livelihood - spying on North Korea. After gaining the trust of the Korean Friendship Association in Denmark, he was sent to the isolated dictatorship as an envoy, where he gathered evidence of sanction-busting deals in arms and narcotics. Could YOU become the Mole?
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EPISODE 93
OPERATION GOLDENROD
During the 1980s, a rash of hostage situations in the Middle East threatened American lives. In response, President Ronald Reagan authorized legislation that empowered the FBI to hunt the hostage takers down - any time, any place. Former Assistant Director Oliver 'Buck' Revell led the first operation of this kind - a daring plot to capture a Lebanese hijacker off the coast of Cyprus. Vanessa Kirby joins Buck for a make-or-break mission in the Med. Could YOU make history?
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EPISODE 92
HUNTING THE WOLVERINE
In the desert of Southern Afghanistan, CIA case officer Douglas Laux is on the hunt. He's traced a number of deadly IED attacks to a shadowy figure with ties to the Taliban. Now, his mission is to bring him down before more US personnel are killed. To do so, he'll have to push himself - and his assets - to the limit. How long could YOU take the heat? From SPYSCAPE, the HQ of secrets.
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EPISODE 91
THE CONSULTANTS
Jeff Miller and Nick Brockhausen are two ex-Green Berets who share a brotherhood forged in battle. Their philosophy? Where there's war, there's money to be made. And if you can do a little good at the same time, all the better. In the 1990s, Jeff and Nick decided to open a commando training school for Bosnian forces in the besieged capital of Sarajevo. But first, they needed funding. Vanessa Kirby follows them on a gonzo adventure replete with political intrigue and deadly near-misses in the heat of war. Could YOU make a difference - and a fortune too?
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EPISODE 90
UNDERCOVER WITH THE NIPSTERS
Writer and researcher Julia Ebner makes a living out of infiltrating extremist groups. In the divided political landscape of the 21st century, some of those groups are making a play for the mainstream. Enter Generation Identity - a European far-right organisation putting a millennial gloss on old and dangerous ideas. Vanessa Kirby follows Julia as she goes undercover with the Nazi Hipsters - Nipsters, for short. Could YOU blend in?
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Episode 1
OPERATION BROTHERS
RELEASE APRIL 28
Episode 2
GRAY SUIT & THE GHOST
RELEASE MAY 5
Episode 3
FAIR GAME?
RELEASE MAY 12
Episode 4
THE ILLEGAL
RELEASE MAY 19
Episode 5
THE SPYCATCHER
RELEASE MAY 26
Episode 6
THE ROOKIE AND BIN LADEN
RELEASE JUNE 2
Episode 7
THE ART OF DISGUISE
RELEASE JUNE 9
Episode 8
TRUE NARCOS
RELEASE JUNE 16
Episode 9
SHADOW GAMES
RELEASE JUNE 23
Episode 10
UNDERCOVER JIHADI
RELEASE JUNE 30
Episode 11
THE PURPLE BATHROBE
RELEASE JULY 7
Episode 12
THE BILLION-DOLLAR SPY
RELEASE JULY 14
Episode 13
THE SURVIVOR
RELEASE JULY 21
Episode 14
THE SPY WHO SAID NO
RELEASE JULY 28
Episode 15
THE MAN FROM THE GETTY
RELEASE AUG 3
Episode 16
N IS FOR NOVICHOK
RELEASE AUG 11
Episode 17
BLACKBIRD
RELEASE AUG 18
Episode 18
THE REAL BLACK KLANSMAN
RELEASE AUG 25
Episode 19
THE TARGETER
RELEASE SEPT 01
Episode 20
EXIT STRATEGY
RELEASE SEPT 08
Episode 21
The NUCLEAR SUPERHIGHWAY
RELEASE SEPT 15
Episode 22
BLINKING RED
RELEASE SEPT 21
Episode 23
JUSTICE FOR LEON KLINGHOFFER
RELEASE SEPT 29
Episode 24
THE LIMPING LADY
RELEASE OCT 06
Episode 25
THE ARGONAUTS
RELEASE OCT 13
Episode 26
SISTER SPIES
RELEASE OCT 20
Episode 27
CODENAME: MADELEINE
RELEASE OCT 27
Episode 28
BURGERS AND SPIES
RELEASE NOV 3
Episode 29
HACKED
RELEASE NOV 10
Episode 30
DRUG WARS
RELEASE NOV 17
Episode 31
BLOOD ON THE WATERSIDE
RELEASE NOV 24
Episode 32
THE 'DREAMS COME TRUE' BUSINESS
RELEASE DEC 1
Episode 33
OLYMPIC GAMES
RELEASE DEC 7
Episode 34
THE IRISHMAN
RELEASE DEC 15
Episode 35
TRADECRAFT PART 1
RELEASE DEC 22
Episode 36
TRADECRAFT PART 2
RELEASE DEC 29
Episode 37
HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS AND STAGE COUPS
RELEASE JAN 05
Episode 38
FREEING MEEK MILL
RELEASE JAN 12
Episode 39
THE MONEY SPY
RELEASE JAN 19
Episode 40
MANDELA'S SPY
RELEASE JAN 26
EPISODE 41
SEVEN FEMALE SPIES
RELEASE FEB 01
EPISODE 42
INSIDE NAMBLA
RELEASE FEB 09
EPISODE 43
PUTIN'S PALACE?
RELEASE FEB 16
EPISODE 44
THE NOT-SO-BEAUTIFUL GAME
RELEASE FEB 23
EPISODE 45
THE PROFILER
RELEASE MAR 02
EPISODE 46
SURVIVING NXIVM
RELEASE 09 MAR
EPISODE 47
BRING DOWN THE BIG MAN
RELEASE 16 MAR
EPISODE 48
THE SPY IN THE CORNFIELD
RELEASE 23 MAR
EPISODE 49
NEW RUSSIA, NEW RULES
RELEASE MAR 30
EPISODE 50
OPERATION ZULU CRICKET
RELEASE 06 APR
EPISODE 51
INDIAN ACTORS
RELEASE 13 APR
EPISODE 52
OPERATION GAME OVER
RELEASE 20 APR
EPISODE 53
RUSSIA'S MOST WANTED
RELEASE 27 APR
EPISODE 54
SEARCHING FOR THE SOLDIER
RELEASE 04 MAY
EPISODE 55
HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE
RELEASE MAY 11
EPISODE 56
THE BOILING FROG
RELEASE MAY 18
EPISODE 57
MAKING JACK FALCONE
RELEASE 25 MAY
EPISODE 58
THE AVENGER
RELEASE 1 JUN
EPISODE 59
TRADE SECRETS
RELEASE JUN 8
EPISODE 60
THE DESTROYED MAN
RELEASE 15 JUN
EPISODE 61
THE SOCIOPATHIC SPY
RELEASE JUN 22
EPISODE 62
THE MOUSE AT PEARL HARBOR
RELEASE 29 JUN
EPISODE 63
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
RELEASE JULY 6
EPISODE 64
CIA? MORE LIKE CON
RELEASE JULY 13
EPISODE 65
THE ATHAR PROJECT
RELEASE JULY 20
EPISODE 66
MISSION IN THE DOG MEAT VALLEY
RELEASE JUL 27
EPISODE 67
YOU ME, SAME SAME
RELEASE AUG 3
EPISODE 68
THE RITCHIE BOYS
RELEASE AUG 10
EPISODE 69
PSYCHIC SPIES
RELEASE AUG 17
EPISODE 70
OPERATION: BULLWINKLE
RELEASE AUG 24
EPISODE 71
RISE AND KILL FIRST
RELEASE AUG 31
EPISODE 72
THE ARMAGEDDON PAPERS
RELEASE SEPT 7
EPISODE 73
A SPY AMONGST SKINHEADS
RELEASE SEPT 14
EPISODE 74
THE GADGET MASTER
RELEASE SEPT 24
EPISODE 75
THE PHILADELPHIA WIRE
RELEASE SEPT 28
EPISODE 76
THE CODE CLERK
RELEASE OCT 5
EPISODE 77
THE REAL SOPRANOS
RELEASE OCT 12
EPISODE 78
THE DIGITAL SILK ROAD
REALEASE OCT 19
EPISODE 79
THE RELUCTANT NARCO
RELEASE OCT 26
EPISODE 80
ALLIED WITH AL-QAEDA
RELEASE NOV 2
EPISODE 81
THE WAR DRIVER
RELEASE NOV 9
EPISODE 82
ME AND THE MULLAH
RELEASE NOV 16
EPISODE 83
MONKEY BUSINESS
REALEASE NOV 23
EPISODE 84
MOONLIGHT MAZE
RELEASE NOV 30
EPISODE 85
ASSET TERMINATED
RELEASE DEC 7
EPISODE 86
WHITE TRAITOR
RELEASE 14 DEC
EPISODE 87
STALIN'S ROMEO SPY
RELEASE 21 DEC
EPISODE 88
TRADECRAFT PART 3
RELEASE 28 DEC
EPISODE 89
TRADECRAFT PART 4
RELEASE JAN 4
EPISODE 90
UNDERCOVER WITH THE NIPSTERS
RELEASE JAN 11
EPISODE 91
THE CONSULTANTS
RELEASE 18 JAN
EPISODE 92
HUNTING THE WOLVERINE
RELEASE 25 JAN
EPISODE 93
OPERATION GOLDENROD
RELEASE FEB 1
EPISODE 94
THE MOLE
RELEASE FEBRUARY 10
EPISODE 95
OPERATION BLACK BISCUIT
RELEASE FEB 15
EPISODE 96
THE ACE OF SPIES
RELEASE FEBRUARY 22
EPISODE 97
HAVANA SYNDROME SPECIAL
RELEASE MARCH 1
EPISODE 98
LORD OF THE HIGHWAY
Release March 8
Episode 99
CATCHING NORIEGA
Release March 15
Episode 100
Q, FOLLOWED BY U
Release March 22

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