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The Honourable Woman season 1
Air weekdate:Thursday Cast:Maggie Gyllenhaal, Andrew Buchan, Lubna Azabal, Katherine Parkinson, Yigal Naor, Stephen Rea, Janet McTeer, Eve Best, Tobias Menzies, Genevieve O'Reilly Genre:Drama, Mini-Series, Thriller Channel:BBC Two Status:Ended
The TV series will tell us about Nessa Stein. Being a child she witnessed a murder of her own father. At that time, Mr. Stein was involved in supplying weapon to Jerusalem. When Ness grew up, she inherited from her father business. Being good, decent and very noble woman now she has to deal with weapon. And at some point of time, taking care of business moves to the second place, because she has a sense of responsibility for what is happening on the Palestinian-Israeli lands. Sometime later, a Palestinian businessman is killed, which receives a lucrative contract in the area, in which Miss Stein specializes. All these strange events lead to the fact that Ness Stein and her brother named Ephra, are unexpectedly placed under close scrutiny of some English intelligence agencies as well as the entire government. What is necessary to be done next? How to get out of this situation? And what will the main character sacrifice in order to end the bloodshed? What should she do to lay the foundation of peace in warring lands?
The Honourable Woman season 1 episodes list:
Powerful businesswoman Nessa Stein is thrown head-first into a game of political cat-and-mouse when a Palestinian businessman with close connections to her family's empire is killed.
Nessa's past, including her kidnap eight years previously in Gaza, is dug up by MI6 boss Sir Hugh Hayden-Hoyle, who is intent on getting answers despite being blocked by the CIA.
Nessa's security advisor follows a lead as he hunts down the missing boy. Meanwhile, her brother Ephra makes a startling discovery that could blow the family, and its work, apart.
Going back eight years, a younger Hayden-Hoyle climbs the ranks of MI6 whilst Nessa and Atika endure atrocities during their time held captive in Gaza and their captors scheme as to how she can best serve their cause.
As their captivity continues, we discover the secret that will bond Atika and Nessa forever. Meanwhile, an academic in Tel Aviv working at a university funded by the Steins uncovers corruption that could have far-reaching consequences.
When a Palestinian businessman makes Nessa an offer regarding the cabling initiative in the Middle East, Nessa discovers the full cost of her release from captivity eight years ago.
Hayden-Hoyle uncovers an international government cover-up in relation to the Stein wiretap and Ephra is drawn into making a fatal mistake. In Palestine, an act of terrorism stuns the Stein family and the wider international community and has far reaching repercussions.
Hayden-Hoyle uncovers that Nessa has been manipulated both by people close to her and by governments intent on exploiting her work. A thrilling climax in the desert wastelands sees Nessa fighting to save her life and the kidnapped child's as she attempts to make her way home.
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