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Utopia


Utopia is a drama on Channel 4 which follows a shadowy unit called The Network and their attempts to recover a strange graphic novel from the four friends who have found it... and discover its true potential.
  • Currently 8.7/10
8.7/10 (22 Votes cast)


Episode Info

Prev: 2x06 -- Episode 6 (Aug/12/2014)


Wilson takes the group to a private Network hospital. While the doctors tend to Arby's near-mortal wound, Jessica looks after her brother while Ian, Becky, and Wilson set out to find Terrence Truman, the Network agent who plans to release the Russian flu virus. Terrence is unaware that the vaccine containing Janus won't work and that flu will wipe out millions.

  • Currently 8/10
8/10 (2 Votes cast)

Cast
Adeel Akhtar
As Wilson Wilson
Neil Maskell
As Arby
Fiona O'Shaughnessy
As Jessica Hyde
Paul Higgins
As Michael Dugdale
Alexandra Roach
As Becky
Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
As Ian Johnson
Oliver Woollford
As Grant Leetham
Reviews

blueidevil

Reviews: 1
great show! reach out to channel 4 & tell them to ...Rating: 0 likes, 1 dislikes

IMO this is the best 6 episodes of TV since BattleStar Gallactica, the second to last season of the X files, or the second seson of Breaking Bad. Read more

Review posted on Wednesday, February 20th 2013 at 4:46 pm

1 review available
Recaps
2x6: Episode 6 recap: As the couch station, a young boy is going to his bus and notices Terrence sitting nearby. The boy sneezes and Terrence blesses him, and the boy's mother comes over and apologizes. They sit down next to Terrence and she explains that they're going on holiday to the south of France. Terrence says that he's going somewhere to get away from it all, where no one can find him. He points out that taking the couch is the long way and the mother talks about how they all have to think about the environment. Terrence agrees with her and then asks why she had a child if she's so concerned, pointing out that nothing has a larger carbon footprint than a first-world child. He describes how her child will produce forty truckloads of carbon in his life. Shocked, the mother listens as Terrence says that the best thing to do is cut her son's throat open, and offers to do it for her if she'd like. He reaches into his pocket and pulls out... a bus ticket. Terrence says that his couch is leaving and suggests that maybe it would be better if her son didn't get over his flu... read more.

2x5: Episode 5 recap: A Burger Station worker, Terrence, deals with an aggressive customer. The drunken man insults him, saying that he’s a grown man flipping burgers... read more.

2x4: Episode 4 recap: At a suburban home in Hartwell, Georgia in the U.S., a wife is watching TV and her husband dozes off, snoring. The phone rings and the wife goes past her three young children to answer it. She tells her husband that a Grace Carconan is calling, and he has no idea who it is. He takes the phone nonetheless and says that he'll be right there, and tells his wife that he has to deal with a sewage pipe breakage... read more.

2x3: Episode 3 recap: At Ian's office building in London, Joe comes into work first and finds Lee opening up Ian's computer. Lee claims that he's doing routine maintenance, but Joe points out that they do their own maintenance. Sheepishly admitting that lying usually works, Lee claims that he's a DCI and says that they need access to Ian's computer under the 2011 terrorist act. He has a warrant and tells Joe to sign an Official Secret Acts document, and invites Joe to use his phone to call the police if he has any questions. Joe insists on using his own phone and as he makes the call, Lee casually cuts his throat and then calls his superior to say that things have gone a bit awry. Joe manages to pull himself up and staggers away, and Lee goes over and beats in his head with a fire extinguisher. He then gets back on the phone and admits that making it look like a suicide won't work... read more.

2x2: Episode 2 recap: At a Network holding facility, two security guards check an incoming interrogator, Ross. They give him a cattle prod and he goes to a cell containing Jessica Hyde. Ross introduces himself and apologizes for his predecessor hurting her. One of the guards point out that Jessica jammed a screwdriver into the man's spine, and Ross walks over and pulls back Jessica's sleeve to examine the cuts and bruises. Jessica grabs his hand and the guards aim their guns, and she asks Ross to bring her a Bible... read more.
Recurring Guests

Alistair Petrie as Geoff (11 eps)
Ruth Gemmell as Jen (9 eps)
Geraldine James as Milner (8 eps)
Emilia Jones as Alice (8 eps)
Paul Ready as Lee (7 eps)
James Fox as Assistant (6 eps)
Anna Madeley as Anya (6 eps)
Stephen Rea as Letts (5 eps)
Sylvestra Le Touzel as Leah (5 eps)
Ian McDiarmid as Anton (5 eps)

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Warning: Utopia guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Sci-Fi | Thriller
Status: TBD/On The Bubble
Network: Channel 4 ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Tuesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 15, 2013
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