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The life and adventures of the members of The Armed Robbery Squad. Amid numerous security van robberies, bank robberies and gem heists with a lot of car chases, shouting and guns blazing, the squad members private lives are revealed in slices. From the uxorious D.I. Scott to womanizing D.S. Tate, and the sharp capable D.C.s Harris, Dryden, and Ash, every plot possibility is explored. Written by Anette Rosberg <anette.rosberg@malmo.se>

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A brilliant police series
2 April 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This brilliant police series is still often repeated on UK Drama. Although it was made in 1996 it doesn't yet look dated. Each episode concentrates on one or two of the main characters and their private lives, which usually involve the crimes they are working on at the time.

The flying squad deals with armed robbery and murder, so there are plenty of exciting car chases and shoot outs.However, the series also finds time for relationships and romance.

So many well-known actors made guest appearances in this series, including Nick Moran, Ray Winstone and Dougie Henshall.

If you get the chance to see it, I think you'll agree that it was a pity there were only 3 series made.


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