Former soldiers in Britain's elite Parachute Regiment struggle to come to terms with civilian life after leaving the army.
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1992  
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 Frank Dillon (6 episodes, 1992)
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 Susie Dillon (6 episodes, 1992)
Caleb Lloyd ...
 Kenny Dillon (6 episodes, 1992)
Bobby Coombes ...
 Phil Dillon (6 episodes, 1992)
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 Cliff Morgan (6 episodes, 1992)
Eddie O'Connell ...
 Jimmy Hammond (5 episodes, 1992)
Shirley Stelfox ...
 Helen (5 episodes, 1992)
Seamus O'Neill ...
 Harry Travers (5 episodes, 1992)
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 Steve Harris (4 episodes, 1992)
David J. Nichols ...
 Johnny Blair (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Arnie (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Marway (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Barry Newman (3 episodes, 1992)
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 Taffy Davies (3 episodes, 1992)
Gareth Marks ...
 Wally Simpkins (3 episodes, 1992)
Neil Caple ...
 Det. Chief Insp. Riggs (3 episodes, 1992)
Sharon Hinds ...
 Shirley Banks (3 episodes, 1992)
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Former soldiers in Britain's elite Parachute Regiment struggle to come to terms with civilian life after leaving the army.

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Legendary British comedian, Sir Harry Enfield, made a spoof version called 'Divvies'. See more »

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Brothers In Arms
Written by Mark Knopfler
Performed by Dire Straits
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Excellent 6 Part Series Drama
8 June 2000 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

Civvies is an excellent, gripping drama about a groups of ex-paratroopers who leave army life to start a security firm. The 6 parts revolve around the bombing of a pub when they were in Belfast.

Jason Isaacs plays Frank Dillon, a real anti-hero, who has to deal with life in civilian (civvies) clothes.

There are also notable performances by Peter O'Toole and Peter Howitt (from UK TV Show Bread - the first "Joey").




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