Thank Us For This Bodyguard Character Guide Later

Bodyguard is, far and away, one of the most electrifying shows on Netflix — and we have quantitative proof. Earlier this year, nearly 11 million Brits tuned in to watch the finale of the drama, making Bodyguard the most-watched BBC show since the Doctor Who Christmas special in 2008.
But when it comes to immediately understanding Bodyguard, which arrives on Netflix on October 24, the Brits have the home turf advantage. The show is grounded in British parliamentary politics. Characters casually fling around phrases like "home office" and "chief whip" and "Labour party." It only takes a couple of context clues (or, in my case, the faint memory of a high school class called Comparative Government) to understand what's going on, but we can help catch you up even faster.
Here are all the characters in Bodyguard, and how they fit into the Bodyguard universe.

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