Strike Back

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Strike Back is a British action and military television series, based on a novel of the same name by novelist and former Special Air Service (SAS) soldier Chris Ryan. The series follows the actions of Section 20, a secretive branch of the British Defence Intelligence service (DI), who operate several high risk, priority missions throughout the globe.


  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
  • Rating: 8.6 (71 votes)
  • Runtime: 45 minutes
  • Status: Continuing
  • Years: 2010 - 2019
  • Episodes per season: 10
  • Network: Sky1


Strike Back - season 1

Season 1 (2010)

Rating: 7.7
Strike Back - season 2

Season 2 (2011)

Rating: 7.6
Strike Back - season 3

Season 3 (2012)

Rating: 7.6
Strike Back - season 4

Season 4 (2013)

Rating: 7.4
Strike Back - season 5

Season 5 (2015)

Rating: 7.7
Strike Back - season 6

Season 6 (2017)

Rating: 7.5
Strike Back - season 7

Season 7 (2019)

Rating: 0.0

Characters and Actors

Daniel MacPherson as Sgt. Samuel Wyatt in Strike Back

Sgt. Samuel Wyatt

Actor: Daniel MacPherson
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Alin Sumarwata as Gracie Novin in Strike Back

Gracie Novin

Actor: Alin Sumarwata
Warren Brown as Sgt. Daniel “Mac” Macallister in Strike Back

Sgt. Daniel “Mac” Macallister

Actor: Warren Brown
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Robson Green as Lt. Col. Philip Locke in Strike Back

Lt. Col. Philip Locke

Actor: Robson Green
Phil Dunster as LCpl. Will Jensen in Strike Back

LCpl. Will Jensen

Actor: Phil Dunster
Nina Sosanya as Col. Adeena Donovan in Strike Back

Col. Adeena Donovan

Actor: Nina Sosanya
Philip Winchester as Sgt. Michael Stonebridge in Strike Back

Sgt. Michael Stonebridge

Actor: Philip Winchester
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Sullivan Stapleton as Sgt. Damien Scott in Strike Back

Sgt. Damien Scott

Actor: Sullivan Stapleton
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Rhashan Stone as Major Oliver Sinclair in Strike Back

Major Oliver Sinclair

Actor: Rhashan Stone
Rhona Mitra as Maj. Rachel Dalton in Strike Back

Maj. Rachel Dalton

Actor: Rhona Mitra
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Amanda Mealing as Col. Eleanor Grant in Strike Back

Col. Eleanor Grant

Actor: Amanda Mealing
Colin Salmon as James Middleton in Strike Back

James Middleton

Actor: Colin Salmon
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Shelley Conn as Danni Prendiville in Strike Back

Danni Prendiville

Actor: Shelley Conn
Jodhi May as Layla Thompson in Strike Back

Layla Thompson

Actor: Jodhi May
Andrew Lincoln as Hugh Collinson in Strike Back

Hugh Collinson

Actor: Andrew Lincoln
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Richard Armitage as John Porter in Strike Back

John Porter

Actor: Richard Armitage
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Roxanne McKee as Natalie Roberts in Strike Back

Natalie Roberts

Actor: Roxanne McKee
Yasemin Kay Allen as Katrina Zarkova in Strike Back

Katrina Zarkova

Actor: Yasemin Kay Allen