Strike Back: Project Dawn (2011): S02E03


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.


Section 20 set up base in Cape Town, South Africa to track former Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) terrorist Daniel Connelly (Liam Cunningham), who is believed to be associated with Latif.

Connelly and his gang rob an armoured truck, and clone a hard drive belonging to Kenneth Bratton’s (Alistair Petrie) weapons company ATAT, which contains information on chemical weapons.

Porter previously rescued Bratton from Iraq in 2003.

Connelly also has Bratton’s family watched in order to get him to cooperate.

The gang hires Buckley, an American hacker, to break into the hard drive. However, as Scott and Stonebridge chase him, Stonebridge is forced to kill him, forcing Scott to pose as Buckley and lead Section 20 to Connelly.

When Scott meets the gang however, they capture him and send him to a farm where they strap a bomb to him. Stonebridge soon arrives at the farm, but as he is about to move in, the bomb detonates.

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): Bill Eagles.
  • Writer(s): Frank Spotnitz.
  • Release Date: 04 September 2011.
  • Running Time: 42-48 minutes.
  • Country: UK and US.
  • Language: English.

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