Apple TV+ Renews ‘Slow Horses’ for Season 5

The critically acclaimed series, Slow Horses, has officially been greenlit for a fifth season on Apple TV+. A seasoned blend of suspense and offbeat humor, Slow Horses follows the misadventures of a dysfunctional group of MI5 agents stationed at Slough House. The star-studded cast includes the likes of Kristin Scott Thomas, Jack Lowden, Saskia Reeves, and Jonathan Pryce.

Next Season Inspired by ‘London Rules’

News of the fifth season renewal swiftly follows the release of Season 3, which once more sees Academy Award winner, Gary Oldman, reprising his role as the rough-around-the-edges spy master, Jackson Lamb. The influencers at Variety indicate that Season 5 will draw from ‘London Rules’, the fifth novel in the series.

“Everyone is suspicious when resident tech nerd Roddy Ho has a glamorous new girlfriend, but when a series of increasingly bizarre events occur across the city, it falls to the Slow Horses to work out how everything is connected. After all, Jackson Lamb knows that in the world of espionage, ‘London Rules’ should always apply.”

‘Slow Horses’ Season 4 Arrives Soon

Fans eagerly awaiting the fourth installment of Slow Horses will be delighted to know it’s slated for release before the end of December 2024.

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Critically Acclaimed Espionage Drama

The award-winning Slow Horses offers a unique take on the espionage genre, finding humor in the day-to-day operations of MI5’s most dysfunctional branch. Winner of Best English-Language Drama Series at the 2022 C21 International Drama Awards, the show has found immense success and critical acclaim.

“In Season 3, a romantic liaison in Istanbul threatens to expose a buried MI5 secret in London. When Jackson Lamb and his team of misfits are dragged into the fight, they find themselves caught in a conspiracy that threatens the future not just of Slough House but of MI5 itself.”

Star-Studded Cast Returns

Gary Oldman leads the cast, personifying the idiosyncratic head of Slough House, Jackson Lamb. The spy game’s notorious cast-offs are brought to life by an ensemble cast that includes Kristin Scott Thomas, Jack Lowden, Saskia Reeves, Rosalind Eleazar, Christopher Chung, Freddie Fox, Chris Reilly, Samuel West, Sophie Okonedo, Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Kadiff Kirwan and Jonathan Pryce.

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‘Slow Horses’ Triumphs on Apple TV+

Since its debut, Slow Horses has proven to be a standout success for Apple TV+, earning BAFTA Television Award nominations for Best Lead Actor (Gary Oldman) and Best Supporting Actor (Jack Lowden), alongside recognition for Editing, Original Score, and Sound design.

Produced by See-Saw Films for Apple TV+, the series has been adapted for the small screen by Veep writer, Will Smith. All episodes of Slow Horses are available globally on Apple TV+, allowing fans to stay caught up on the spy-related shenanigans at Slough House.

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