Alex Godman, the English-raised son of Russian mafia exiles, has spent his life trying to escape the shadow of their past, building his own legitimate business and forging a life with his girlfriend Rebecca. But when a murder forces his family's past to return to threaten them, Alex is drawn into the criminal underworld and must confront his values to protect those he loves.
BBC crime series McMafia is a Russian mafia tv series. It is based on best-selling book by Misha Glenny McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld (2008).
The plot revolves around Russian family from London, involved in criminal activities of an international scale: money laundering, cybercrime, dark market trading, drug trafficking, fraud with brokered deals and much more. The main character Alex Godman (James Norton) is the only son of Russian emigrants. He tries to escape from the dark past of his family. Moreover, Alex wants to create a personal legal business. He has a girlfriend Rebecca (Juliet Rylance) with whom he wants to create a normal family. But the past of the family is not ready to part with the guy. Therefore, Alex is forced to take root to the criminal underground to protect loved ones in new episodes of McMafia TV show season 1.