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The Wire

Series 5

Episode 9: Late Editions

Duration: 1 hour

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

Acclaimed Baltimore police drama. Freamon's vigilance pays off. Michael is suspicious about his latest assignment. Haynes gets fresh eyes to help with fact-checking. Show more

Contributors

Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Michael Lee:
Tristan Mack Wilds
Ellis Carver:
Seth Gilliam
Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Director:
Joe Chappelle

The Wire

Series 5

Episode 10: -30-

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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

Final episode of the acclaimed Baltimore police drama. As the officers stage an Irish wake for another departed officer, the seeds of the future are sown across Baltimore. Show more

Contributors

Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Michael Lee:
Tristan Mack Wilds
Ellis Carver:
Seth Gilliam
Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
William Rawls:
John Doman
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn

The Wire

Series 5

Episode 2: Unconfirmed Reports

Duration: 1 hour

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

Acclaimed Baltimore police drama. Freamon keeps an eye on Marlo. At the newspaper, Gus has suspicions about Scott's story. McNulty hatches a plan. Show more

Contributors

Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Michael Lee:
Tristan Mack Wilds
Reginald 'Bubbles' Cousins:
Andre Royo
Lt Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Ervin Burrell:
Frankie R Faison
William Rawls:
John Doman
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn

The Wire

Series 5

Episode 3: Not for Attribution

Duration: 1 hour

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

Acclaimed Baltimore police drama. Mayor Carcetti's master plan for the police department is leaked to the press. Marlo turns to Proposition Joe for help. Show more

Contributors

Det James 'Jimmy' McNulty:
Dominic West
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Michael Lee:
Tristan Mack Wilds
Ellis Carver:
Seth Gilliam
Reginald 'Bubbles' Cousins:
Andre Royo
Lt Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Det Shakima 'Kima' Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Michael Steintorf:
Neal Huff

The Wire

Series 4

Episode 10: Misgivings

Duration: 1 hour

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

Acclaimed Baltimore police drama. Donut is taught a lesson for stealing cars, while Bubbles teaches Herc a lesson after being ignored by him. Marlo talks to Little Kevin. Show more

Contributors

Michael Lee:
Tristan Mack Wilds
Det. Roland "Prez" Prybylewski:
Jim True-Frost
Det. James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Det. Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Sgt. Ellis Carver:
Seth Gilliam
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Commissioner Ervin H. Burrell:
Frankie R Faison
Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Lt. Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Bubbles:
Andre Royo

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 3

Episode 7: Back Burners

Duration: 1 hour

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

Critically acclaimed drama series. Herc is suprised to discover a blast from his past. Stringer is furious that Brianna wants to contact McNulty about her son's death. Show more

Contributors

Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Russell "Stringer" Bell:
Idris Elba
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Maj. Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Det James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Det Roland "Prez" Prybylewski:
Jim True-Frost

The Wire

Series 3

Episode 12: Mission Accomplished

Duration: 1 hour

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

Critically acclaimed drama series. In the season finale, Avon readies his troops for war with Marlo while the police round up their investigation. Show more

Contributors

Maj. Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Det. James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Avon Barksdale:
Wood Harris
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Det. Roland "Prez" Prybylewski:
Jim True-Frost
Russell 'Stringer' Bell:
Idris Elba
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Bubbles:
Andre Royo

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 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

Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One East Midlands

Romantic comedy. Sutter, a popular party animal, unexpectedly meets the introvert Aimee. Slowly but surely, love blossoms between the two. Show more

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 10: Reformation

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Critically acclaimed drama series. While Marlo raises the stakes against the Barksdale gang, Stringer is given an ultimatum by Prop Joe and the Co-op. Show more

Contributors

Maj. Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Russell "Stringer" Bell:
Idris Elba
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Det James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Police Commissioner Ervin Burrell:
Frankie R Faison
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick

The Wire

Series 3

Episode 11: Middle Ground

Duration: 1 hour

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

Critically acclaimed drama series. While Stringer and Avon reminisce on how far they've come, the police wire begins to yield information about them. Show more

Contributors

Maj. Howard "Bunny" Colvin:
Robert Wisdom
Russell "Stringer" Bell:
Idris Elba
Coun. Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti:
Aidan Gillen
Bubbles:
Andre Royo
Det James "Jimmy" McNulty:
Dominic West
Police Commissioner Ervin Burrell:
Frankie R Faison
Det Lester Freamon:
Clarke Peters
Det Shakima "Kima" Greggs:
Sonja Sohn
Cedric Daniels:
Lance Reddick

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