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The Wire

Series 4

Episode 9: Know Your Place

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Acclaimed Baltimore police drama. Omar gets out of jail. Carcetti has his first meeting with the City Council. Prez and the teachers look towards the tests. Show more

Contributors

Michael Lee:
Tristan Mack Wilds
Det. Roland "Prez" Prybylewski:
Jim True-Frost
Det. Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Sgt. Ellis Carver:
Seth Gilliam
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Lt. Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Bubbles:
Andre Royo

The Wire

Series 4

Episode 3: Home Rooms

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Acclaimed police drama. School starts and Prez meets his students. Mayor Royce strikes back against Carcetti. Rawls begins to gut the major case unit from the inside. Show more

Contributors

Michael Lee:
Tristan Mack Wilds
Det. Roland "Prez" Prybylewski:
Jim True-Frost
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Sgt. Ellis Carver:
Seth Gilliam
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen

The Wire

Series 4

Episode 5: Alliances

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Acclaimed Baltimore police drama. Commissioner Burrell loses Royce's support. Chris offers to train Michael up as a soldier in Marlo's gang. Show more

Contributors

Michael Lee:
Tristan Mack Wilds
Det. Roland "Prez" Prybylewski:
Jim True-Frost
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Sgt. Ellis Carver:
Seth Gilliam
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen

The Wire

Series 4

Episode 1: Boys of Summer

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Critically acclaimed drama series. As the new school year approaches, four West Baltimore boys wrestle with what to do with the rest of their summer vacation. Show more

Contributors

Michael Lee:
Tristan Mack Wilds
Det. Roland "Prez" Prybylewski:
Jim True-Frost
Det James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Det. Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Director:
Joe Chappelle
Maj. Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Bubbles:
Andre Royo

The Wire

Series 4

Episode 2: Soft Eyes

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Critically acclaimed drama series. Herc makes a shocking discovery about the Mayor. Pearlman argues with Freamon over the subpoenas. Bubbles brings in an apprentice. Show more

Contributors

Michael Lee:
Tristan Mack Wilds
Det. Roland "Prez" Prybylewski:
Jim True-Frost
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Sgt. Ellis Carver:
Seth Gilliam
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen

The Wire

Series 1

Episode 6: The Wire

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Drama series about drug dealers in West Baltimore and the police investigating them. Tensions rise when Brandon's body is found in a lot next to Poot and Wallace's home. Show more

Contributors

Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Lt Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Maj William A Rawls:
John Doman
D'Angelo Barksdale:
Larry Gilliard Jr
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Director:
Ed Bianchi

The Wire

Series 1

Episode 7: One Arrest

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Drama series about drug dealers in West Baltimore and the police. The police bust a 're-up' in the low rises. Their success makes Avon and Stringer suspicious. Show more

Contributors

Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Lt Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Russell 'Stringer' Bell:
Idris Elba
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Maj William A Rawls:
John Doman
D'Angelo Barksdale:
Larry Gilliard Jr
Director:
Joe Chappelle

The Wire

Series 1

Episode 8: Lessons

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Drama series. Greggs and Carver bust a congressional aide with a bag of dirty cash. Omar earns his 'loose cannon' moniker in a violent encounter with Wee-Bey and Stinkum. Show more

Contributors

Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Lt Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Russell 'Stringer' Bell:
Idris Elba
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
D'Angelo Barksdale:
Larry Gilliard Jr
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Ellis Carver:
Seth Gilliam
William Rawls:
John Doman
Michael Lee:
Tristan Mack Wilds

The Wire

Series 1

Episode 9: Game Day

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Drama series. Greggs and Carver bust a congressional aide with a bag of dirty cash. Barksdale engages in an expensive game of one-upmanship. Omar returns with a bang. Show more

Contributors

Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Lt Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Russell 'Stringer' Bell:
Idris Elba
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
D'Angelo Barksdale:
Larry Gilliard Jr

The Wire

Series 2

Episode 4: Hard Cases

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Avon looks to strike a deal; McNulty enlists Bubbles in his search for Omar; Daniels sets up a new detail; the Greeks have a proposal for Nick and Ziggy. Show more

Contributors

Moreland Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Lt Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Russell 'Stringer' Bell:
Idris Elba
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Maj William A Rawls:
John Doman
D'Angelo Barksdale:
Larry Gilliard Jr
Deputy Comm Ervin H Burrell:
Frankie R Faison
Det Ellis Carver:
Seth Gilliam

The Wire

Series 2

Episode 5: Undertow

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

US police drama. Daniels gets the detail back together. The Stevendores refuse to talk at the grand jury. McNulty prepares Omar as a star witness in Bird's murder trial. Show more

Contributors

Moreland Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Lt Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Russell 'Stringer' Bell:
Idris Elba
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Maj William A Rawls:
John Doman
D'Angelo Barksdale:
Larry Gilliard Jr
Deputy Comm Ervin H Burrell:
Frankie R Faison
Det Ellis Carver:
Seth Gilliam

The Wire

Series 3

Episode 1: Time After Time

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Critically acclaimed crime drama series. As the Franklin Terrace towers are demolished, the Barksdale crew look for new places to sell their drugs. Show more

Contributors

Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Russell "Stringer" Bell:
Idris Elba
Lt Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Maj. Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Deputy Comm Ervin H Burrell:
Frankie R Faison
Mayor Clarence Royce:
Glynn Turman
Det James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Det. Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Director:
Ed Bianchi

The Wire

Series 3

Episode 2: All Due Respect

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Critically acclaimed crime drama series. Burrell is feeling heat from Councilman Carcetti and reaches an uneasy peace with the legislator. Show more

Contributors

Det James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Russell "Stringer" Bell:
Idris Elba
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Maj. Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Det. Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Deputy Comm Ervin H Burrell:
Frankie R Faison
Director:
Steve Shill

The Wire

Series 3

Episode 3: Dead Soldiers

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Critically acclaimed crime drama series. Omar plans a stick-up and Colvin has a radical plan he's keeping secret from his bosses. Show more

Contributors

Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Russell "Stringer" Bell:
Idris Elba
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Maj. Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Det James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Mayor Clarence Royce:
Glynn Turman

The Wire

Series 1

Episode 10: The Cost

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Drama series about drug dealers and police in Baltimore. With a key witness in custody, McNulty and Daniels debate how to protect him in the months before he testifies. Show more

Contributors

Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Lt Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Russell 'Stringer' Bell:
Idris Elba
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
D'Angelo Barksdale:
Larry Gilliard Jr

The Wire

Series 1

Episode 11: The Hunt

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Drama series set in Baltimore. When a buy-bust goes bad, the police intensify their pursuit of Savino, Wee-Bey and Little Man. Burrell orders Daniels to launch drug raids. Show more

Contributors

Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Lt Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Russell 'Stringer' Bell:
Idris Elba
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
D'Angelo Barksdale:
Larry Gilliard Jr

The Wire

Series 1

Episode 13: Sentencing

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Drama set in Baltimore. Daniels and McNulty turn to a higher authority in an effort to continue the case. Brianna Barksdale joins her brother in their new headquarters. Show more

Contributors

Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Lt Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Russell 'Stringer' Bell:
Idris Elba
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
D'Angelo Barksdale:
Larry Gilliard Jr

The Wire

Series 1

Episode 12: Cleaning Up

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Drama series about drug dealers and police in Baltimore. With the tapped payphones out of service, McNulty and Daniels try wiring Barksdale's back office at the club. Show more

Contributors

Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Lt Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Russell 'Stringer' Bell:
Idris Elba
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
D'Angelo Barksdale:
Larry Gilliard Jr

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One West MidlandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Comedy about a lowly water boy for a local college football team, who is the butt of everyone's jokes until a coach realises that he might just be the team's next star player. Show more

The Wire

Series 4

Episode 6: Margin of Error

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Acclaimed Baltimore police drama. Carcetti responds to a campaign smear, and Marlo plays games with the police. Randy is accused of a serious transgression. Show more

Contributors

Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Michael Lee:
Tristan Mack Wilds
Det. Roland "Prez" Prybylewski:
Jim True-Frost
Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Sgt. Ellis Carver:
Seth Gilliam
Lt. Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Director:
Daniel Attias