Alex Rider is a British action and spy thriller TV show, based on the series of novels of the same name by Anthony Horowitz. It is centred on a teenaged boy Alex Rider, who unwittingly becomes a spy after being recruited by the Department of Special Operations, a subdivision of the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6). The London teenager is asked to infiltrate a controversial corrective academy for the wayward offspring of the ultra-rich. When he unearths a sinister plan to cause immeasurable damage to humankind, he embarks on a race against time to save the world from evil elements and their diabolical plans.
Starring Otto Farrant, Stephen Dillane, Vicky McClure, Andrew Buchan, Brenock O’Connor, Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo, Liam Garrigan, Ace Bhatti
Directed by Andreas Prochaska, Christopher Smith
Created by Guy Burt