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The Interceptor

  • Season 1
  • 8 episodes
  • Drama
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Episode 5: The Interceptor

Summary

The team tries to find the source of toxic pills responsible for two deaths, including a young girl, and discover a link with a criminal gang that is already under investigation. Cartwright agrees the lead is worth pursuing, but only if it will further their aims of getting higher up in the organisation. A kidnapped woman may hold the key to finding the factory where the pills are being produced and, as Roach waits to hear news of his foray into the pill business, he's unaware of the net closing around him. Crime drama, starring O-T Fagbenle, Ewan Stewart, Trevor Eve and Robert Lonsdale.

Review

A star rating of 3 out of 5.

We know the pattern now. Each week the Unit pursues a new scumbag who is in some way feeding über-scumbag Roach (Trevor Eve).

In this episode it’s Scooter, a supplier of dodgy recreational pills called Sherberts. The fact that he’s played by Dexter Fletcher gives Scooter a bit of depth but there’s not a great deal of heft to the plot, which relies on low-octane police work and several generic “South Americans” for local colour.

Meanwhile, Roach isn’t at all happy with that surly henchman who does all his dirty work and Ash challenges his shouty Scottish boss over the mystery feud that keeps interfering with the Unit’s work.

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Cast

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AshO-T Fagbenle
TommyRobert Lonsdale
CartwrightEwan Stewart
RoachTrevor Eve
ValerieLorraine Ashbourne
DockerGary Beadle
XavierLee Boardman
MartinCharlie de Melo
LornaJo Joyner
KimAnna Skellern
GemmillJeany Spark
ScooterDexter Fletcher
PauloGonzalo Ramos
VelentinaAna-Maria Maskell
MarvinHarry Kershaw
WesleyLuke Williams
CarlosAlberto Maneiro
GustavoPablo Scola
SadieMelissa Johns
BernieAnthony Grundy
ConnorFelix Scott
SoniaValeria Vereau
SmokeNeal Barry
RalphDavid Troughton
HannahIndia Ria Amerteifio
SergeantJennifer Daley
PriestStephen Critchlow

Crew

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DirectorJulian Holmes
ProducerPatrick Schweitzer
WriterTony Saint

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  • Episode 5

    The Interceptor

    Summary

    The team tries to find the source of toxic pills responsible for two deaths, including a young girl, and discover a link with a criminal gang that is already under investigation. Cartwright agrees the lead is worth pursuing, but only if it will further their aims of getting higher up in the organisation. A kidnapped woman may hold the key to finding the factory where the pills are being produced and, as Roach waits to hear news of his foray into the pill business, he's unaware of the net closing around him. Crime drama, starring O-T Fagbenle, Ewan Stewart, Trevor Eve and Robert Lonsdale.

    Review

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.

    We know the pattern now. Each week the Unit pursues a new scumbag who is in some way feeding über-scumbag Roach (Trevor Eve).

    In this episode it’s Scooter, a supplier of dodgy recreational pills called Sherberts. The fact that he’s played by Dexter Fletcher gives Scooter a bit of depth but there’s not a great deal of heft to the plot, which relies on low-octane police work and several generic “South Americans” for local colour.

    Meanwhile, Roach isn’t at all happy with that surly henchman who does all his dirty work and Ash challenges his shouty Scottish boss over the mystery feud that keeps interfering with the Unit’s work.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show.

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    AshO-T Fagbenle
    TommyRobert Lonsdale
    CartwrightEwan Stewart
    RoachTrevor Eve
    ValerieLorraine Ashbourne
    DockerGary Beadle
    XavierLee Boardman
    MartinCharlie de Melo
    LornaJo Joyner
    KimAnna Skellern
    GemmillJeany Spark
    ScooterDexter Fletcher
    PauloGonzalo Ramos
    VelentinaAna-Maria Maskell
    MarvinHarry Kershaw
    WesleyLuke Williams
    CarlosAlberto Maneiro
    GustavoPablo Scola
    SadieMelissa Johns
    BernieAnthony Grundy
    ConnorFelix Scott
    SoniaValeria Vereau
    SmokeNeal Barry
    RalphDavid Troughton
    HannahIndia Ria Amerteifio
    SergeantJennifer Daley
    PriestStephen Critchlow

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorJulian Holmes
    ProducerPatrick Schweitzer
    WriterTony Saint
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