The cases & adventures of tough Sergeant John Mann, officer of Her Majesty's Royal Military Police Special Investigation Branch.
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1966   1965   1964  

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This short-lived series gave a first starring role to John Thaw ("The Sweeney"; "Inspector Morse"), here playing Sgt John Mann, a short-tempered military policeman. Written by D.Giddings <darren.giddings@newcastle.ac.uk>

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A new star is born
29 March 2002 | by (Lincoln, England) – See all my reviews

This short lived 1960's tv series in b&w on UK tv gave a first starring role to John Thaw as a Military Policeman in the British army. From this series he became a firm favourite and went on to star in The Sweeney as Jack Reagan, Inspector Morse, and many other tv specials and series. A consummate actor he will be sorely missed . RIP


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