How do you get to be a secret agent?

Former British Spy and MI5 Agent Tom Marcus gives away some secrets about being an MI5 Agent.

Being a secret agent was an exciting life, he confesses. Even his name is not really Tom Marcus. He is married to another agent, though they did not know this about one another when they met.

We've been called the real-life Mr and Mrs Smith, he laughs.

Marcus explains that he wrote his book 'Soldier Spy' in order to give the other side to the way news is reported, from the perspective of someone who served within the security agencies.

And he has this warning for those who want to perpetrate acts of terror or do harm.

We relentlessly hunt those people down. We are coming for you.

Tom Marcus, former MI5 agent and auhour of 'Soldier Spy'

Listen to the full interview with #KfmMornings Darren, Sherlin ans Sibs below.


This article first appeared on KFM : How do you get to be a secret agent?


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