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The Honourable Woman

The Honourable Woman

"Honourable Woman" is described as a fast-paced, labyrinthine thriller set against an international political backdrop that carries Blick’s distinctive rhythmic style and vision. It centers on Nessa Stein’s (Gyllenhaal) whose father was a Zionist arms procurer, and as children, she and her brother witness his assassination. As an adult, inheriting her father’s company, she dramatically inverts its purpose from supplying arms to laying high-spec data cabling networks between Israel and the West Bank. Her sudden appointment to the House of Lords, apparently due to her tireless promotion of projects for reconciliation between the Israelis and Palestinians, creates an international political maelstrom. (Source: Sundance Channel)
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Andrew Buchan
As Ephra Stein
Eve Best
As Monica Chatwin
Genevieve O'Reilly
As Frances Pirsig
Janet McTeer
As Dame Julia Walsh
Katherine Parkinson
As Rachel Stein
Lindsay Duncan
As Anjelica Hayden-Hoyle
Lubna Azabal
As Atika Halibi
Maggie Gyllenhaal
As Nessa Stein
Stephen Rea
As Sir Hugh Hayden-Doyle
Tobias Menzies
As Nathaniel Bloom

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Executive Producer: Greg Brenman
Producer: Hugo E. Blick, Abi Bach

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Recurring Guests

Paul Herzberg as Daniel Borgoraz (6 eps)
Martin Hutson as Max Boorman (6 eps)
Nicole Lopes as Mazel Stein (5 eps)
Nicholas Woodeson as Judah Ben-Shahar (4 eps)
George Georgiou as Magdi Muraji (4 eps)
Reeve Fletcher as Hannah Stein (4 eps)
Nasser Memarzia as Zahid Al-Zahid (3 eps)
Raad Rawi as Jalal El-Amin (3 eps)
Oliver Bodur as Kasim Halabi (3 eps)
Martin McDougall as Brigadier Generel Berkoff (2 eps)

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Warning: The Honourable Woman guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Mini-Series
Genre: Action | Drama | Thriller
Status: Ended
Network: BBC TWO ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Thursdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: July 03, 2014
Ended: August 21, 2014
Episode Order: 8
• The Honorable Woman (Alternate spelling), (Used In USA)
• Благородная женщина (Used In Russia)
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