Our sequence unfolds as we make a measured descent into the icy, mysterious expanse of Scottish waters. The 3D construct of the submarine, VIGIL, becomes our guiding vessel, its presence gradually morphing and blending with an immersive collection of archival footage. The backdrop becomes a living tapestry, representing not only the physical but the metaphorical tensions and intrigue of the current and past Cold War.

As we delve deeper, we pay close attention to VIGIL’s minute details, its stark, mechanical complexity contrasting with the fluid, unfathomable depths surrounding it. The submarine stands as a stark juxtaposition against the organic, raw mystery of the deep sea, echoing the stark realities and contradictions of the human condition during times of political conflict.

Alongside this underwater journey, we weave in expansive, sweeping panoramas of the tranquil Scottish coastline. This visual inclusion offers a stark counterpoint to our underwater odyssey, grounding us with scenes of natural serenity and breathtaking beauty.

This combination of focused submarine detail, broad scenic vistas, and the evolving narrative of the Cold War creates a compelling and multifaceted title sequence, setting the tone for the series to come.


Tom Edge (Judy, The Crown, Strike), Ed Macdonald (The End Of The F***ing World)


Isabelle Sieb (Shetland, The Athena), James Strong (Broadchurch, Vanity Fair, Liar)


Suranne Jones (Gentleman Jack, Doctor Foster), Rose Leslie (Game Of Thrones, The Good Fight), Shaun Evans (Endeavour, Whitechapel), Anjli Mohindra (Bodyguard, Bancroft), Martin Compston (Line Of Duty, Mary Queen Of Scots), Paterson Joseph (The Leftovers, Peep Show), Connor Swindells (Sex Education, Jamestown), Adam James (Belgravia, Doctor Foster), and Gary Lewis (His Dark Materials, Billy Elliot)

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