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edub1309
08-10-2014, 10:24 PM
I'm having trouble locating up to date information regarding The Secret Intelligence Service, often known by its nickname MI6. Doing research for a spy thriller, I'm trying to find the organizational structure of the SIS. CIA's structure can easily be find on Wikipedia, even Russia's external spy agency the SVR. This type of thing increases the authenticity of espionage fiction immensely... For example, if the main character needed say some type of technological service, or to see so and so regarding a new legend and travel plans, what department would the main character need to visit? Any (more recent) information regarding the service would be helpful, as would any suggestions for further reading and research!

PastTense
08-10-2014, 10:27 PM
Did you see this:
http://www.powerbase.info/index.php/Secret_Intelligence_Service

njtt
08-10-2014, 10:41 PM
I'm having trouble locating up to date information regarding The Secret Intelligence Service, often known by its nickname MI6.

I guess it's working, then.:p

edub1309
08-10-2014, 11:38 PM
Did you see this:
http://www.powerbase.info/index.php/Secret_Intelligence_Service

I had not previously seen that.. Thank you, and useful!

notquitekarpov
08-11-2014, 06:06 AM
Seriously - why don't you write to their media officers and ask? https://www.sis.gov.uk/index.html

For deep background you could do worse than the first volume of the Official History, which you can get through Amazon. It only goes up to 1949 but maybe some help?
https://www.sis.gov.uk/our-history/official-history.html
http://www.amazon.co.uk/MI6-History-Intelligence-Service-1909-1949/dp/1408810050

bob++
08-11-2014, 07:23 AM
Just let me have your contact details and I will get someone to pop round for a chat:)

drachillix
08-19-2014, 06:23 AM
Just let me have your contact details and I will get someone to pop round for a chat:)
And his name will be bob++, James Bob++.

bob++
08-19-2014, 06:29 AM
Did you notice anyone digging up the road outside your house? Or up the telephone pole?

Any unmarked vans with blacked out windows?