Slow Horses – season 1

Fantastic. 95% on Rotten Tomatoes.

It’s based on the book Slow Horses (2010) by Mick Herron, which I read, as well.

The TV show has already been green-lit for 3 more seasons.

Gary Oldman as Jackson Lamb, the head of Slough House, is one of the most interesting characters on TV.

Slovenly, farting and apparently drunk most of the time. There’s a super experienced intelligence officer under the rumpled facade — with a lot of baggage.

Slow Horses is a spy thriller television series based on the “Slough House” series of novels by Mick Herron.  …

Slough House is an administrative purgatory for MI5 service rejects who have bungled their job but somehow have not been outright fired.

Those consigned there are known as “Slow Horses”.

They are expected to endure dull, paper pushing tasks, along with occasional mental abuse from their miserable boss, Jackson Lamb, who expects them to quit out of boredom or frustration. …

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