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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 8.6/10
8.6/10 (20 Votes cast)

Episode Info

Next: 2x03 -- Episode 3 (Jul/22/2014)

The gang find a promising young hacker who discovers the Network's new plan - they are aiming to unleash a weaponized Russian flu that will prompt the world to use their vaccine on V Day. Dugdale finds out that there is Janus in the vaccine and hands it over to the Network. When Anton's drawings and equations are seen by the others, they soon realize who he actually is. Ian is framed by the Network for the death of his boss. He's growing ever more suspicious of Becky and so doesn't know who he can trust, in his state he phones Milner and tells her Carvel is alive. Milner is preparing to execute Jessica to try and find out if she knows what amendment Carvel made to the Janus.

Prev: 2x02 -- Episode 2 (Jul/15/2014)

The Network tortures Jessica for the nature of the adjustment that her father made to Janus. Meanwhile, Ian and Grant try to find Becky, and Arby tries to make a new life for himself but receives a visitor from his past.

  • Currently 8.5/10
8.5/10 (4 Votes cast)

Adeel AkhtarAdeel Akhtar
As Wilson Wilson
Neil MaskellNeil Maskell
As Arby
Fiona OFiona O'Shaughnessy
As Jessica Hyde
Paul HigginsPaul Higgins
As Michael Dugdale
Alexandra RoachAlexandra Roach
As Becky
Oliver WoollfordOliver Woollford
As Grant Leetham


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
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.

2x1: Episode 1 recap: In Rome in 1978, politician Aldo Moro is kidnapped and then killed by the Brigate Rosse... read more.

1x6: Episode 6 recap: More outbreaks of Russian flu occur throughout England... read more.

1x5: Episode 5 recap: At the manor, Grant and Ian try to sleep while Letts sits tied to a chair. Grant watches over a sleeping Alice, while Becky goes outside and meets with her contact: Donaldson. He gives her the Thoraxin medication and watches as she injects it. Becky describes her tremors and Donaldson warns that Deal's could be activating. He warns that the drug he gave her is experimental but that the alternative is death. When Becky is finished, Donaldson tells her that Jessica kept a few pages of the manuscript back. She wonders how he knows and Donaldson assures Becky that he knows people and that she needs to stick with him. Becky wonders where the rest of the medication is and Donaldson tells her that she'll get it when she gets him the missing pages... read more.

1x4: Episode 4 recap: As the group drives away, Alice screams in grief and they try to quiet her down. Wilson finally tells Alice to stop screaming or he'll drive into a wall... read more.
Recurring Guests

Alistair Petrie as Geoff (7 eps)
Ruth Gemmell as Jen (6 eps)
James Fox as Assistant (6 eps)
Anna Madeley as Anya (6 eps)
Geraldine James as Milner (5 eps)
Stephen Rea as Letts (5 eps)
Emilia Jones as Alice (5 eps)
Simon McBurney as Donaldson (4 eps)
Sarah Churm as Grant's Mom (3 eps)
Paul Ready as Lee (3 eps)

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Warning: Utopia guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Sci-Fi | Thriller
Status: Returning Series
Network: Channel 4 ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Tuesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 15, 2013
Episode Order: 6
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