Strike Back: Project Dawn (2011): S02E01


Strike Back: Project Dawn, as it is known in the United Kingdom is a ten-part British-American action television serial and is the second series of Strike Back.

However, the only cast member to return from the first series was Richard Armitage in the first episode.

The main cast for the series includes Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton, Amanda Mealing, Eva Birthistle, Michelle Lukes and Rhashan Stone.


John Porter (Armitage) is kidnapped by Pakistani terrorist Latif, who is masterminding “Project Dawn”.

As Porter is one of only two westerners who can identify Latif, Section 20 head Colonel Eleanor Grant (Mealing) appoints Sergeant Michael Stonebridge (Winchester) to find the other; dishonourably discharged Delta Force operative Damian Scott (Stapleton), in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

When Scott is brought to London, Section 20 witness Porter’s live execution.

As the team mourn their loss, Scott realises that Porter used code in the execution video, directing the team to a hotel in New Delhi, India.

Scott and Stonebridge’s arrival is soon followed by a gang of terrorists, who hold everybody hostage and demand that someone named Mahmood reveals himself.

Stonebridge and two of the hostages escape and meet with Scott; however, they find themselves surrounded when one of the hostages turns out to be the terrorist leader.

Strike Back Series

You can find a full index of Strike Back: Project Dawn here.

You can find a full index of the Strike Back series here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Daniel Percival.
  • Writer(s): Frank Spotnitz.
  • Release Date: 21 August 2011.
  • Running Time: 42-48 minutes.
  • Country: UK and US.
  • Language: English.

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