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Series 1-Episode 5

Series 1-Episode 5

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It’s so much easier to set up conspiracy thrillers (sinister forces, shocking violence, baffling twists) than it is to keep them interesting. Writer Dennis Kelly has fashioned great set-ups in Utopia, but you get the feeling that whenever he runs short of ideas, one character gets a gun out and points it at another’s head. Or worse. When last we saw our gang of fugitives they had captured Conrad Letts, but we still don’t know who Becky is reporting their movements to. Tonight, she has an impossible dilemma.

Summary

The gang's attempt to disrupt the Network's plans backfires, leaving one of them in danger. Arby's confession to Jessica has damaging repercussions, while Becky faces an impossible choice. The penultimate episode of the thriller, starring Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Neil Maskell, Fiona O'Shaughnessy and Alexandra Roach.

Cast & Crew

Wilson Wilson Adeel Akhtar
The Assistant James Fox
Dugdale Paul Higgins
Milner Geraldine James
Alice Emilia Jones
Arby Neil Maskell
Donaldson Simon McBurney
Jessica Hyde Fiona O'Shaughnessy
Geoff Alistair Petrie
Conran Letts Stephen Rea
Becky Alexandra Roach
Ian Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
Grant Oliver Woollford
Jen Ruth Gemmell
Anya Anna Madeley
Director Alex Garcia Lopez
Director Wayne Che Yip
Executive Producer Karen Wilson
Executive Producer Jane Featherstone
Executive Producer Dennis Kelly
Producer Rebekah Wray-Rogers
Writer Dennis Kelly
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