The lead of The Undeclared War, Hannah Khalique-Brown, feels like a breakout star in every single way. On an exclusive junket invite for the Peacock series, we had the chance to chat with the U.K.-based actress, who plays Saara Parvin in the Peter Kosminsky (Wolf Hall)-created series. If you have ever felt as though you’ve had a terrible first day on the job, it’s probably nothing compared to that of Saara, who comes to work at GCHQ only to discover that there is an imminent cyberattack from the Russians. It’s probably worth mentioning at this time that the show is set in the near future, in 2024. Sadly, the pandemic is still happening, but there are a lot of changes, one of which is that in this version of the future, the Russia-led invasion of the Ukraine did not take place, as the series was filmed in 2021.
All episodes of The Undeclared War are now available to watch on Peacock