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Bodyguard Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

6 Episodes 2018 - 2018

David Budd (Richard Madden), a military veteran who fought in the Middle East, prevents a suicide bomber from blowing up a train, allowing the arrest of the terrorists who planned the attack: due to his heoric act, he's promoted to the role of bodyguard for Julia Montague (Keeley Hawes), a conservative and controversial politician. In Season 1, the relationship between the two starts out as very tense because of their differing views, but they learn to trust each other. Meanwhile, Budd also has to deal with personal demons: his PTSD and the strained relationship with his wife.

Episode 1

Episode #1.1

Sun, Aug 26, 2018 60 mins

A war veteran now working as a specialist protection officer is tasked with protecting the ambitious and powerful Home Secretary.

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Episode 2

Episode 2

Sun, Aug 26, 2018 60 mins

Specialist Protection Officer Budd is on high alert after the UK terror threat level is raised to severe. Meanwhile, Home Secretary Montague holds secret meetings with the Director General of the Security Service.

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Episode 3

Episode #1.1

Sun, Aug 26, 2018 60 mins

As the capital shudders in the wake of two terrorist attacks, specialist protection officer PS David Budd is more under pressure than ever to keep the home secretary Julia Montague safe. The threat to her life does nothing to curb Julia's political ambitions, as her counterterrorism bill takes another step towards being made law, provoking political rivalries.

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Episode 4

Episode #1.1

Sun, Aug 26, 2018 60 mins

Budd struggles to come to terms with the fallout from the devastating events of the last 24 hours. The police retake control of the investigation into the attacks from the suddenly weakened security service, and David is questioned by counterterrorism detectives DCI Deepak Sharma and DS Louise Rayburn.

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Episode 5

Episode #1.1

Sun, Aug 26, 2018 60 mins

Determined to push the investigation forward, Budd targets enemies of Home secretary Montague. As he delves into Julia's political manoeuvring before the attack, David's theories about a conspiracy at the heart of government look increasingly plausible.

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Episode 6

Episode #1.6

Sun, Aug 26, 2018 60 mins

Budd makes a major breakthrough in the investigation into the attack on the Home Secretary, but his inquiries have put him in mortal danger. With the clock ticking and no one left who believes him, Budd attempts to prove his innocence, but the evidence against him begins to stack up.

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