An American nuclear submarine receives an order to bomb
when the Captain (Andre Braugher, Homicide: Life On The Street) and crew
question the order they are met with a hostile response from their own
Finding themselves faced with inevitable destruction they decide to fight back and threaten to unleash the warheads contained on the sub…directly at
. Washington DC
I didn’t expect too much from this drama, partly due to the
UK tv timeslot, but the opening
episode was filled with tension from beginning to end.
Braugher and the rest of the cast which includes Scott Speedman, Robert Patrick and Bruce Davison, turn in terrific performances and the plot will appeal to fans of conspiracy thrillers like Homeland and 24.
Hard to see how this will span an entire series but the brilliant start means I’m keen to find out.
Last Resort is currently being shown on Sky1 in the
Ric’s Rating: Highly Recommended.