Strike Back

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Strike Back
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Premiere May 5, 2010
Airs Fridays at 10PM (US)
Based on the novel by
Chris Ryan
Developed by Jed Mercurio
Network Sky One (UK)
Cinemax (US)
Style 60-minute action drama
Company Left Bank Pictures
Seasons 6
Episodes 56 (through season 6)
Status Renewed through season 7 (2019)
Origin UK (season 1-) / US (season 2-)
Official Site Cinemax

Strike Back is a action drama that airs on Sky 1. Beginning with the second season, entitled Project Dawn, the series is being co-produced with US premium cable network Cinemax. The series is based on the novel Strike Back, written by Chris Ryan.

Season One, called Strike Back: Origins in the US, was shown on Cinemax following the season four finale.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Richard Armitage John Porter * o
Andrew Lincoln Hugh Collinson *
Orla Brady Katie Dartmouth *
Shelley Conn Danni Prendiville *
Colin Salmon James Middleton *
Jodhi May Layla Thompson *
Philip Winchester Sergeant Michael Stonebridge * * * * o
Sullivan Stapleton Damien Scott * * * * o
Amanda Mealing Colonel Eleanor Grant *
Eva Birthistle Captain Kate Marshall *
Rhashan Stone Major Oliver Sinclair * *
Michelle Lukes Sergeant Julia Richmond * * * *
Jimi Mistry Latif *
Liam Garrigan Sergeant Liam Baxter * *
Rhona Mitra Major Rachel Dalton * *
Charles Dance Conrad Knox *
Vincent Regan Karl Matlock *
Natalie Becker Jessica Kohl *
Robson Green Lieutenant Colonel Philip Locke * *
Milauna Jackson DEA Agent Kim Martinez * *
Zubin Varla Leo Kamali *
Daniel MacPherson Sergeant Samuel Wyatt * *
Alin Sumarwata Gracie Novin * *
Roxanne McKee Natalie Roberts *
Warren Brown Sergeant Daniel "Mac" Macallister * *
Jamie Bamber Col. Alexander Coltrane *
Yasemin Allen Katrina Zarkova *
Orange/Red/o indicates a recurring or guest role during that season.
Dark Green indicates top billing during that season.

Seasons

Season  Premiere Finale #
Sky 1
Season One: Chris Ryan's Strike Back May 5, 2010 May 19, 2010 6
Sky 1 / Cinemax
Season Two: Project Dawn August 12, 2011 October 21, 2011 10
Season Three: Vengeance August 17, 2012 October 12, 2012 10
Season Four: Shadow Warfare August 9, 2013 October 18, 2013 10
Season Five: Legacy June 3, 2015 July 29, 2015 10
Season Six: Retribution October 31, 2017 February 28, 2018 10
Season Seven: Revolution February 28, 2019 May 2, 2019 10

In Depth

DVD and Blu-ray Releases

DVD

Title Release Discs
Season Sets  (Region 1)
Cinemax Season One
Season Two
August 7, 2012 purchase 4
Cinemax Season Two
Season Three
October 21, 2014 purchase 1

Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy)

Title Release Discs
Season Sets  (Region A/1)
Cinemax Season One
Season Two
August 7, 2012 purchase 6
Cinemax Season Two
Season Three
October 21, 2014 purchase 4

External Sites