The Game will follow the activities of a secret committee investigating a potentially devastating Soviet plot, codenamed Operation Glass.
The head of MI5 - codenamed Daddy (Cox) - assembles a team of top operatives, including troubled but genius interrogator Joe Lambe (Hughes) and the rakish head of counter-espionage Bobby Waterhouse (Paul Ritter).
Making up the rest of the team are Waterhouse's quick-witted deputy Sarah Montag (Victoria Hamilton), her husband Alan (Jonathan Aris) - an expert in bugging and interception - Special Branch detective Jim Fenchurch (Shaun Dooley) and secretary Wendy Straw (Chloe Pirrie).
Each episode, the team will uncover a new Soviet sleeper agent working on Operation Glass in the UK - and each name on their list brings them one step closer to understanding Operation Glass.
Toby Whithouse promised that The Game will be "a thrilling mystery, with exciting and complex characters".
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Production Company: BBC
Year of Publication: 2013