Slow Horses season 2: Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

‘Slow Horses’ is a spy thriller series that focuses on a team of British intelligence agents who serve in a dumping ground department of MI5 called the Slough House. These spies find themselves in this division due to career threatening mistakes.

Release date

‘Slow Horses’ season 2 will premiere two out of six episodes on Apple TV+ on December 2, 2022. This will be followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday.

Cast & creators

  • Gary Oldman as Jackson Lamb
  • Jack Lowden as River Cartwright
  • Kristin Scott Thomas as Diana Taverner
  • Saskia Reeves as Catherine Standish
  • Olivia Cooke as Sidonie “Sid” Baker
  • Rosalind Eleazar as Louisa Guy
  • Christopher Chung as Roddy Ho
  • Steven Waddington as Jed Moody
  • Dustin Demri-Burns as Min Harper
  • Paul Higgins as Struan Loyail

 Directed by Jeremy Lovering


“In season two, long-buried Cold War secrets emerge which threaten to bring carnage to the streets of London. When a liaison with Russian villains takes a fatal turn, our hapless heroes must overcome their individual failings and raise their spy game in a race to prevent a catastrophic incident.”

Other details

This is an adaptation of ‘Dead Lions’. the second novel in Mick Herron’s ‘Slow Horses’ book series. The author is a CWA Gold Dagger Award-winner.


After an ex-service agent is found dead, the Slow Horses get on top of the case. They discover that Russian sleeper agents within the British society have been reactivated, threatening a lot more people.

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