Slow Horses Season 4 Release Date Window on Apple TV+, Cast, and Plot

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Slow Horses Season 4 Release Date Window, Cast, And Plot
Slow Horses Season 4 Release Date Window, Cast, And Plot

Slow Horses’ third season left the story on a major cliffhanger, so another season was inevitable. Apple TV+ renewed the series for a third and fourth season in 2022! River’s decision to expose the truth will have drastic consequences, meaning that Slow Horses Season 4 will be a delight to watch. Once again, the new season will be based on one of the novels from Mick Herron’s Slough House series. 

Slow Horses Season 4: Release Window

Slow Horses Season 4 will air on Apple TV+ sometime in 2024. Despite all the other significant details, there is no information about the exact release date. Showrunner Will Smith clarified that the new season’s first episode will debut on the streaming service before 2024 ends.

He confirmed this with the following words: “I genuinely don’t know. But I can tell you that it won’t be later than this time next year. So you won’t have to wait longer than a year.

Slow Horses Season 4 Release Date Window, Cast, And Plot
Slow Horses Season 4 Release Date Window, Cast, And Plot

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Slow Horses Season 4: Cast

The franchise’s main cast consists of Gary Oldman as Jackson Lamb, Jack Lowden as River Cartwright, and Kristin Scott Thomas as Diana Taverner. Hence, they will return for the fourth run. 

The other characters for the 4th iteration are: 

  • Saskia Reeves as Catherine Standish
  • Rosalind Eleazar as Louisa Guy
  • Christopher Chung as Roddy Ho
  • Aimee-Ffion Edwards as Shirley Dander 
  • Kadiff Kirwan as Marcus Longridge
  • Jonathan Pryce as David Cartwright
  • Hugo Weaving as Frank Harkness
  • Ruth Bradley as Emma Flyte
  • James Callis as Claude Whelan
  • Joanna Scanlan

What Will Happen in the Upcoming Season?

The fourth season is set to follow the fourth book, “Spook Street,” in the series. 

Aside from what the book’s synopsis suggests, some unresolved plot lines need immediate attention in the fourth season. So, expect them to be addressed first.

As we saw in the previous season, River took a massive step by leaking important documents reflecting illegal actions under Ingrid Tearney’s leadership. After this discovery, River quickly contacted his grandfather to discuss the matter further. But things escalated because the grandfather tried his best to eliminate the evidence. This event tarnished their relationship. It is the first time that River will go against David’s wishes. It will be interesting to watch how this big decision unfolds.

Slow Horses Season 4 Release Date Window, Cast, And Plot
Slow Horses Season 4 Release Date Window, Cast, And Plot

Taking advantage of the situation, Taverner was quick to replace Tearney. The upcoming batch of episodes will reveal how River’s decision to leak the documents will affect others in the vicinity.

Putting the season 3 stuff aside, as we saw in the season 4 sneak peek, a bomb blast in London will keep MI5 and the Slow Horses occupied. Simply put, the plot is about to thicken, and a potential death is involved. Jackson Lamb was seen overshadowing this unfortunate event by saying, “One of my team just died.

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Slow Horses Season 4 Trailer

Though the trailer is not officially available on YouTube, someone has posted footage on the platform. So, watch it before you miss out.

The team already treated the viewers to glimpses of Slow Horses Season 4 at the end of the third season’s finale. It’s still available on Apple TV+ and is precisely the same as shown in the YouTube video above.

The footage concisely summarizes what’s going to unravel in the fourth installment. Emma Flyte (Ruth Bradley) will join the show as a newly appointed MI5 member, and MI5 is now under Diana Taverner’s control. 

River Cartright is seen in a complicated state. His grandfather’s declining health was already a huge hurdle for him. But now Frank Harkness’ constant threats are adding to his problems. The concerning bit is that Frank either wants River to join him or choose his death.

Well, that was everything relevant you needed to know about Slow Horses Season 4. Stay tuned for more information!