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 Mr Palfrey (10 episodes, 1984-1985)
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 Co-Ordinator (10 episodes, 1984-1985)
Clive Wood ...
 Blair (10 episodes, 1984-1985)
Briony McRoberts ...
 Caroline (10 episodes, 1984-1985)
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Cheap production mars potential
10 December 2012 | by (Ontario) – See all my reviews

Somewhere in here there is a good series, but the cheap production values are distracting. The worst is that it is filmed on videotape - a classic drawback to many BBC productions in the 1970s and early 1980s (DVD boxes should come with warnings that the original content was shot on videotape...) Also, although the plots are not transparent, the next scene usually can be anticipated because the writing suffers from predictability and small scenes - intimate discussions between two people in a tiny sitting room or office. This series could be a great candidate for a remake - after a polishing of the script with the addition of a dash of humour to alleviate the drama. Originally filmed in 1984, it could be updated or set in 1984, but with more of an eye to 1984 culture and a tad more tension. If this were a meal I would say its good, but it needs salt and pepper.


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