11 episodes

Hayley Atwell narrates true stories from the real spies behind the world’s greatest espionage operations. What do they know? What are their skills? And what would YOU do in their position? From SPYSCAPE, the headquarters of all things spy. Our mission at SPYSCAPE is to inspire you to discover and develop your own spy skills. Get an authentic assessment of your spy skills, created by a former Head of Training at British Intelligence, for free now at SPYSCAPE.com. A Cup And Nuzzle production. Series producer: Gemma Newby. Music by Nick Ryan.

True Spies SPYSCAPE

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    • 4.5, 346 Ratings

Hayley Atwell narrates true stories from the real spies behind the world’s greatest espionage operations. What do they know? What are their skills? And what would YOU do in their position? From SPYSCAPE, the headquarters of all things spy. Our mission at SPYSCAPE is to inspire you to discover and develop your own spy skills. Get an authentic assessment of your spy skills, created by a former Head of Training at British Intelligence, for free now at SPYSCAPE.com. A Cup And Nuzzle production. Series producer: Gemma Newby. Music by Nick Ryan.

    10. Undercover Jihadi

    10. Undercover Jihadi

    Hayley Atwell relates the story of Mubin Shaikh, an Islamist extremist who became a spy for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service. Undercover as a member of the terrorist group that would be known as the Toronto 18, Mubin was told that his cover would be blown. What would YOU do? From SPYSCAPE, the headquarters of all things spy. A Cup And Nuzzle production. Series producer: Gemma Newby. Produced by Louise Clarke-Rowbotham. Music by Nick Ryan.

    • 49 min
    9. Shadow Games

    9. Shadow Games

    Hayley Atwell shares the secrets of an elite clandestine unit, Special Forces Berlin, with the help of former operative James Stejskal. Stationed in West Berlin but deployed wherever their skills were needed, they found themselves at the centre of the Tehran Hostage Crisis, but no-one could know they were there. What would YOU do in their position? From SPYSCAPE, the headquarters of all things spy. A Cup And Nuzzle production. Series producer: Gemma Newby. Produced by Mariana Des Forges. Music by Nick Ryan.

    • 43 min
    8. True Narcos

    8. True Narcos

    Hayley Atwell tells the story of the capture of Pablo Escobar, with the DEA agents who helped bring him down and inspired the TV show 'Narcos'. Steve Murphy and Javier Peña found themselves in Colombia on the trail of the notorious druglord - two "gringos" with a price on their heads. What would YOU do? From SPYSCAPE, the headquarters of all things spy. A Cup And Nuzzle production. Series producer: Gemma Newby. Music by Nick Ryan.
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    • 42 min
    7. The Art Of Disguise

    7. The Art Of Disguise

    Hayley Atwell explains how an effective disguise can save your life, with former CIA Head Of Disguise Jonna Mendez. On a mission to bring in a notorious terrorist on foreign soil, Jonna found herself face to face with him, and he seemed to be onto her. What would YOU do? From SPYSCAPE, the headquarters of all things spy. A Cup And Nuzzle production. Series producer: Gemma Newby. Produced by David Waters. Music by Nick Ryan.

    • 46 min
    6. The Rookie And Bin Laden

    6. The Rookie And Bin Laden

    Hayley Atwell shares what went on during 9/11 inside The Vault, the CIA's top secret bunker, with Tracy Walder, a rookie operative who was there. 9/11 was only the second day of Tracy's first real CIA assignment, and she was tasked with hunting the world's most wanted terrorist, Osama Bin Laden, with President George W Bush looking on. What would YOU do? From SPYSCAPE, the headquarters of all things spy. A Cup And Nuzzle production. Producer: David Waters. Series producer: Gemma Newby. Music by Nick Ryan.

    • 43 min
    5. The Spycatcher

    5. The Spycatcher

    Hayley Atwell recounts a mission to capture a Cuban agent who had infiltrated the FBI, with spycatcher Robert Booth. Robert managed to identify the traitor, but proving Kendall Myers' treachery was another matter entirely. What would YOU do? From SPYSCAPE, the headquarters of all things spy. A Cup And Nuzzle production. Producer: David Waters. Series producer: Gemma Newby. Music by Nick Ryan.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
346 Ratings

346 Ratings

lanarchcastle ,

Great lockdown listening

I had just started listening to Light The Fuse, which interviewed Hayley Atwell about her part in the forthcoming Mission Impossible films and followed her Instagram, where she was promoting this. Well worth a listen

Doge ty ,

Great subject matter

The stories themselves are fascinating, however, I feel the narration from the female narrator, a little hammy and patronising.

On the spy catcher episode, you can hear her whispering (time 18.11), telling the guest what to say.

Fitzgig60 ,

Compelling stuff

Excellent podcast, interesting and informative. Real life is So much more interesting than the movies! Definitely worth a listen.

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