The Honourable Woman

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The Honourable Woman is a 2014 British political spy thriller television miniseries in eight parts, directed and written by Hugo Blick for the BBC and SundanceTV. Featuring Maggie Gyllenhaal in the title role, it aired on BBC Two in the United Kingdom on 3 July 2014 and premiered on SundanceTV in the United States on 31 July 2014.[1] An advance screening of the series was held on 7 April 2014 at the MIPTV Media Market.[2]

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The Honourable Woman
GenrePolitical thriller
Spy thriller
Written byHugo Blick
Directed byHugo Blick
StarringMaggie Gyllenhaal
Philip Arditti
Lubna Azabal
Andrew Buchan
Eve Best
Lindsay Duncan
Janet McTeer
Tobias Menzies
Igal Naor
Genevieve O'Reilly
Katherine Parkinson
Stephen Rea
ComposerMartin Phipps
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes8 (list of episodes)
Executive producersGreg Brenman
Polly Hill
ProducersHugo Blick
Abi Bach
CinematographyZac Nicholson
George Steel
EditorJason Krasucki
Running time58 minutes
Production companiesBBC Worldwide
Drama Republic
Eight Rooks
Original networkBBC Two (UK)
SundanceTV (US)
Picture format16:9 1080i
Audio formatStereo
Original release3 July (2014-07-03) 
21 August 2014 (2014-08-21)

The Honourable Woman received positive reviews, with Gyllenhaal winning a Golden Globe Award for her performance,[3] Stephen Rea winning the 2015 British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor and the series was awarded a Peabody Award in 2015.[4]