Undercover follows Maya, the first black Director Of Public Prosecutions. Just as she is about to take up the post and her life comes under intense public scrutiny, she learns that that her husband Nick has been lying to her for years. Twenty years ago Nick was a fearless and dedicated undercover officer, infiltrating organisations considered a danger to society because of their political beliefs. Nick built himself a fake past and now with his wife unsuspecting and his conscience killing him – his secret identity may compromise the new Director of Public Prosecutions.

  1. Peter Moffat


Series Cast

  1. Sophie Okonedo

    Sophie Okonedo

    Maya Cobbina

    6 Episodes

  2. Adrian Lester

    Adrian Lester

    Nick Johnson

    6 Episodes

  3. Dennis Haysbert

    Dennis Haysbert

    Rudy Jones

    6 Episodes

  4. Alistair Petrie

    Alistair Petrie

    Robert Greenlaw

    6 Episodes

  5. Tamara Lawrance

    Tamara Lawrance

    Clemency Johnson

    6 Episodes

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Last Season


Season 1

2016 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of Undercover premiered on April 3, 2016.

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Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m



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