By Jeff Jensen
January 21, 2016 at 12:00 PM EST
Ed Miller/BBC America

London Spy

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Played by Spectre’s Ben Whishaw in a magnetic performance, Danny is a hard-partying misfit who falls for Alex (Edward Holcroft), a shy, closeted banker. Their delightfully intimate, transforming rapport abruptly ends when Alex is brutally murdered. Which of his secrets killed him? An obsession with S&M and role-play? His cracked family? Or that he was actually a spy? Danny’s fraught investigation into Alex’s true identity—aided by lovelorn mentor Scottie (Jim Broadbent, superb)—doubles as a quest to shore up his own and turns this offbeat thriller, which also features a formidable Charlotte Rampling, into a riveting existential mystery. A–

London Spy

2016 TV mini-series
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  • TV Show
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  • 1
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  • 01/21/16
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  • In Season
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