In his review for channelhoppingo.com nthebox, “Spooks Review: MI High 5 (sorry..)”, Sean Marland says, “there can be no denying the sheer entertainment that it packs into an hour long episode.” (Thanks to Lady Gisborne)
Tim Glanfield of Beehivecity.com writes that “This is quality Spooks, and if anything it benefits from a little less helicopter chasing and a little more characterisation as the series celebrates a decade on our screens.”
The Northern Echo reviews Spooks Series 9 and quotes Richard, “Lucas has always had many layers and this year we go very deep into who he is.”
“Spooks is Back with a Bang”, TV.com‘s Ben Lee reviews the first episode of Spooks and concludes, ” The series is still the same intense show as it was when it started nine years ago, albeit with a different cast, and it’s still worth watching.”
Vicky Frost of The Guardian’s TV & Radio Blog reviews episode 1 of Spooks 9.
In his “60 Second Interview”, Andrew Williams for Metro.co.uk asks Richard about typecasting, the worst job he’s ever had (estate agent), whether he’s ever had a supernatural experience (read it and find out), and his feelings on the end of Robin Hood.
Digital Spy’s, Maya Nissim, quotes from today’s Metro “60 Second Interview” that Richard does not fear typecasting.
ATV News’s Shaun Linden ticks Spooks as his “One to Watch”. Look out for the link at the bottom of the preview for an interview with Richard.
Den of Geek previews Spooks and quotes Richard Armitage from the BBC press release, “the overall series arc really unravels the character of Lucas North and blows his whole world apart. His loyalty and his future at MI5 are all under the microscope.” DoG also provides some thoughts on the proposed American remake of the series. RAC Library
The transcript of the BBC Radio 4 Clive Anderson interview has been added to the Transcription Library. This link will take you to the first of a 4-page interview. You can navigate through it by clicking on the Library thumbnails.
The Mirror’s, Jane Simon in ‘We love telly’ has picked Spooks as one of her picks of the day.