The story of nuclear technician Mordechai Vanunu, an Israeli pacifist and government employee, who committed an act of treason in 1986 by informing the British press that his country is working on a nuclear bomb.
Cinematic spin-off from the popular TV series. Hard-bitten Flying Squad officer Jack Regan gets embroiled in a deadly political plot when an old friend asks him to investigate the death of ... See full summary »
The series garnered significant criticism for its levels of violence. According to producer Philip Hinchcliffe, the BBC's Director of Programmes Alasdair Milne didn't like the series either, which accounted for its cancellation. See more »
this was a series the beeb came up with following the wake of successful, similar cop shows it's other channel counterpart was throwing up the same time a'la 'the sweeney' ("SHUT ETT!"). basic plot revolved around a special police squad led by paddy mower who every 5 minutes kept encountering armed gunmen, sadistic thugs, serial killers and bad script writers. every once in a while, somebody would get their head blown off or go flying through a window so the stuntmen got regular work. all in a days work and a typical far fetched t.v. cop show in other words. it caused a bit of controversy when first aired due to it's excessive, gratuitous violence which probably wouldn't be shown in these politically correct days. thank god!
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