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Series 2 - Episode 11
Spy: Christmas Special: Codename: Show Stopper
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The stringently funny comedy ends its second series with an episode that, in proper Christmas-special tradition, is twice the usual length and 40 per cent sillier. Ten-year-old Marcus (the freakishly good Jude Wright) auditions fellow pupils for a seasonal musical, with customary ruthlessness: “There are prisoners in Guantánamo being waterboarded who sound better than you…” Even his dad Tim fails to win a part, despite Darren Boyd unleashing a stunning singing voice.
When MI5 agent Tim’s office affair with Caitlin (Rebekah Staton) is discovered, there are guns drawn and truths told. Back at school, a talent shortage on the big night means desperate time-filling, à la gourmet night at Fawlty Towers.
Festive special of the hit comedy. Marcus is not exactly the kind of kid to get into the Christmas spirit, so when his party plans result in his friends going on strike, he is forced to make alternative arrangements. Meanwhile, Portis is more than a little upset when he discovers how Tim and Caitlin feel about each other. Darren Boyd, Rebekah Staton, Terence Maynard, Robert Lindsay and Jude Wright star.
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