Your web browser is out of date. Update your browser for more security, speed and the best experience on this site.
Skip to Main Content ⏎.
  • To report an imminent threat call 999 or ring the Anti-Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321
  • Current national threat level: SUBSTANTIAL
  • Find out more

ITV documentary - 'Inside MI5'

The documentary showing what life is like for those who work at MI5 was first shown on Thursday 27 February on ITV1. Over the course of three months, a small team at ITV were given controlled access to our headquarters at Thames House to provide an insight into the people who work behind the scenes to keep the country safe. 

The staff members, who have their identities protected, describe what they do, how they do it, and what it feels like to work for MI5.

Speaking to ITV News, Director General Sir Andrew Parker explained why he had ageed to allow cameras into our otherwise secret organisation:

"MI5 exists to serve and protect the public and this country, so where it's possible for us to explain a bit more about ourselves, we'd like to do that. I think it's helpful if the public can see a bit more about what we're like as people, and the human side of MI5".

'Inside MI5: Keeping the UK safe' is available to view on ITV Hub. You can watch clips from the programme here:

https://www.itv.com/news/topic/inside-mi5/

Former DG Andrew Parker in conversation inside MI5

27 February 2020

 

Related Article

View all articles
MI5 crest

MI5 Director General Ken McCallum gave his annual threat update at Thames House on 14 July 2021.

MI5 logo

The first elements of the new Counter Terrorism Operations Centre (CTOC) in London have been unveiled.

MI5 staff are celebrating Pride Month 2021 by flying the Progress Pride Flag above our headquarters.

Fact or Fiction

MI5 officers can arrest people
loader