The Ipcress File
Based on the 1962 novel by Len Deighton, Joe Cole takes on the iconic role of ex-smuggler Harry Palmer, who is turned into a reluctant spy at the centre of a undercover mission as the Cold War rages around him. When an important British nuclear scientist goes missing, Palmer's links to the missing man sends him on a dangerous mission around the world in a race against time to prevent vital information from falling into the wrong hands and triggering a global catastrophe.