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Bodyguard

2018 - ENGLISH - SERIES

CrimeDramaThriller

Set in and around the corridors of power, Bodyguard tells the fictional story of David Budd, a heroic but volatile war veteran now working as a Specialist Protection Officer for the Royalty and Specialist Protection Branch of London's Metropolitan Police Service. When he is assigned to protect the ambitious and powerful Home Secretary Julia Montague, whose politics stand for everything he despises, Budd finds himself torn between his duty and beliefs. Responsible for her safety, is he actually her biggest threat? Bodyguard is a 2018 English-language Crime Drama show starring Richard Madden, Keeley Hawes, Gina Mckee, Sophie Rundle, Vincent Franklin, Pippa Haywood and Linda Hargreaves. World Productions was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Priscilla Parish and Eric Coulter. The series is directed by Thomas Vincent and John Strickland. Series originally aired on BBC One in English. ITV Studios Global Entertainment acquired the distribution rights for the series. Creator of the series is Jed Mercurio. The television series has a running time of 56-75 minutes for each episode. and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released. Cinematography was done by John Lee and editing by Steve Singleton and Andrew John McClelland. The music was composed by Ruth Barrett along with Ruskin Williamson.
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  • Jini Score
    94%
  • Critics Score
    84%
  • Rating
    8.2/10
  • Jini Score
    94%
  • Critics Score
    84%
  • Rating
    8.2/10
preposterousexplosiveintricatecompellinglovely
Set in and around the corridors of power, Bodyguard tells the fictional story of David Budd, a heroic but volatile war veteran now working as a Specialist Protection Officer for the Royalty and Specialist Protection Branch of London's Metropolitan Police Service. When he is assigned to protect the ambitious and powerful Home Secretary Julia Montague, whose politics stand for everything he despises, Budd finds himself torn between his duty and beliefs. Responsible for her safety, is he actually her biggest threat? Bodyguard is a 2018 English-language Crime Drama show starring Richard Madden, Keeley Hawes, Gina Mckee, Sophie Rundle, Vincent Franklin, Pippa Haywood and Linda Hargreaves. World Productions was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Priscilla Parish and Eric Coulter. The series is directed by Thomas Vincent and John Strickland. Series originally aired on BBC One in English. ITV Studios Global Entertainment acquired the distribution rights for the series. Creator of the series is Jed Mercurio. The television series has a running time of 56-75 minutes for each episode. and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released. Cinematography was done by John Lee and editing by Steve Singleton and Andrew John McClelland. The music was composed by Ruth Barrett along with Ruskin Williamson.

Bodyguard Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 5.0/5

100%

Positive Review Rating : 91%

91%
  • Collider

    But ultimately, Bodyguard is an exhilarating ride that truly showcases Madden as a major talent, one who is capable of not just leading Winterfells bannermen in Game of Thrones, but leading this br... ( Read More )
  • Vulture

    Photo: Courtesy of Netflix Spoilers below for Bodyguards ending.Bodyguard, a BBC and Netflix show about a traumatized veteran turned police escort, is fantastic right up until the point it isnt. ( Read More )
  • Vulture

    And yet, even on those occasions when it lands exactly where you think its headed, it still threads a compelling enough needle to keep its audience hooked. ( Read More )
  • Ign

    Britains most watched drama in 2018 is an explosive thriller worth binging. ( Read More )
  • The Times

    Bodyguard (BBC One) Drinkers Like Me (BBC Two) OK.So theres a cop on a train with his kids, and he thinks there might be a suicide bomber in the toilet. ( Read More )
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