In this captivating eight-part drama, Nessa Stein is the daughter of a Zionist arms procurer.

As a child who witnessed her father’s assassination, she inherits his company, and changes course from supplying arms to laying data-cabling networks between Israel and the West Bank. Her efforts to reconcile the Israelis and Palestinians lands her an appointment to the House of Lords and creates an international political maelstrom.

Nessa heads up the powerful Stein Foundation with her brother Ephra. Earache’s wonderfully talented Katherine Parkinson plays his pregnant wife Rachel Stein.

With all their actions closely monitored by Whitehall and the secret intelligence agencies, tensions increase when the young son of the nanny employed by Rachel and Ephra, is kidnapped…

Make sure you watch “The Honourable Woman” from Thursday 3rd July, 9pm on BBC2.