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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
11 November 1999 (UK) See more »
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Tagline:
A target has nothing to lose.
User Reviews:
You've Bean Framed! See more (9 total) »

Cast

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Juliet Aubrey ... Annie (4 episodes, 1999)

Sean Bean ... Neil Byrne (4 episodes, 1999)
Anthony Booth ... Frank Palmer (4 episodes, 1999)

Ralph Brown ... Joe Connor (4 episodes, 1999)
Nigel Clauzel ... Skankie (4 episodes, 1999)
Pandora Colin ... Alicia Millar (4 episodes, 1999)

Nicholas Day ... Gregg (4 episodes, 1999)

Ron Donachie ... Gebbert (4 episodes, 1999)

Sean Gallagher ... DI Danny Ford (4 episodes, 1999)

Nitin Ganatra ... Ali Khan (4 episodes, 1999)
Philippa Howarth ... Sarah Byrne (4 episodes, 1999)

Alex Norton ... DCS Wallace (4 episodes, 1999)
Wendy Nottingham ... Alison Byrne (4 episodes, 1999)
Glyn Owen ... Fleming (4 episodes, 1999)
William Petrie ... D.I. Manion (4 episodes, 1999)
Doug Rao ... Elgin (4 episodes, 1999)
William Chubb ... Ericson (3 episodes, 1999)
Edward Kingham ... Evans (3 episodes, 1999)

Joanna Hole ... Jenny Gregg (2 episodes, 1999)
Anna Maclay ... W.P.C. Baxter (2 episodes, 1999)
Nick Miles ... Fraser (2 episodes, 1999)

Christine Moore ... Edith Ramsay (2 episodes, 1999)

Lesley Nicol ... Gwenda Palmer (2 episodes, 1999)
Alan Talbot ... Simpson (2 episodes, 1999)
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Series Directed by
Sallie Aprahamian (4 episodes, 1999)
 
Series Writing credits
Murray Smith (4 episodes, 1999)

Series Produced by
Averil Brennan .... associate producer (4 episodes, 1999)
Malcolm Craddock .... producer (4 episodes, 1999)
Rupert Dilnott-Cooper .... executive producer (4 episodes, 1999)
Michael Foster .... producer (4 episodes, 1999)
Elli Jason .... executive producer (4 episodes, 1999)
Murray Smith .... executive producer (4 episodes, 1999)
 
Series Original Music by
Rupert Gregson-Williams (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Peter Middleton (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Luke Dunkley (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Anne Henderson (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Chris Townsend (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Jason Carlin (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Sarah Lubel (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Kezia De Winne .... hair stylist / makeup designer (unknown episodes)
Renata Gilbert .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kiaran Murray-Smith .... trainee assistant director (unknown episodes)
Francesco Reidy .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Patrick James Stephens .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Holly Watson .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Dan Hearn .... stand-by props (unknown episodes)
Paul House .... stand-by carpenter (unknown episodes)
Ken Marples .... construction coordinator (unknown episodes)
Greg Mason .... painter (unknown episodes)
Keith Pitt .... stand-by props (unknown episodes)
Colin Thurston .... property master (unknown episodes)
Duncan Wheeler .... production buyer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Chris Gurney .... boom operator (4 episodes, 1999)

Jens Christensen .... adr recordist (unknown episodes)
Tony Dawe .... production sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Rory Farnan .... dubbing editor (unknown episodes)
Paul Harris .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Jeremy Price .... supervising sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Alexander Gunn .... special effects senior technician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Bradley Farmer .... utility stunts (unknown episodes)
Terry Forrestal .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Andreas Petrides .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Ian van Temperley .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Birgit Dierken .... focus puller (unknown episodes)
Jim Harris .... best boy (unknown episodes)
Ian Maghie .... grip (unknown episodes)
Stuart Roweth .... gaffer (unknown episodes)
Ronald Schwarz .... electrician (unknown episodes)
David Wyatt .... second assistant camera: "b" camera (unknown episodes)
Denise Yarde .... clapper loader (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Johnathon de Domenico .... assistant costume designer (unknown episodes)
Sue Mewton .... wardrobe mistress (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Colin Fair .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
David J. Reading .... assistant to composer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Donald Cameron .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Dan Clarke .... production runner (unknown episodes)
Marissa Cowell .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Carol Ann Docherty .... script editor (unknown episodes)
Fiona Elrington .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Ken Hawkins .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Linda Hirst .... production accountant (unknown episodes)
Alexandra Kosevic .... production secretary (unknown episodes)
Tina Shadick .... assistant production accountant (unknown episodes)
Dena Vincent .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
 

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  • ITV4 (2006) (UK) (TV)
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50 min (4 parts)
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
You've Bean Framed!, 14 July 2012
Author: David from Swansea, United Kingdom

Extremely Dangerous is a Fugitive-type thriller starring Sean Bean (Patriot Games, Goldeneye). Bean plays a former secret service agent, convicted for the brutal murder of his wife and child, who escapes police custody and goes on the run in the Greater Manchester area. Byrne then goes undercover and takes down an organized crime syndicate and the corrupt authorities that set him up.

I like Bean because he can do almost everything from big-budget blockbusters to Shakespearean stage work and parochial TV. Fans will like this one, but it is difficult to recommend that casual viewers to go out of their way to see this. Extremely Dangerous is well-over a decade old now and will not blow you away with its modest budget. There are lots of scenes needed tighter editing, and the whole thing seems to a drag a bit over four episodes. The northern accents may also be a problem for non-Brits.

Saying that, there's a lot to really enjoy about Extremely Dangerous. The plot is strong and pretty plausible, the score was memorable, and the action was free of shaky-cam (since this only really came into fashion after 1999). Sean Bean's character moves through situations like a pro and does some really cool things: jumps from a intercity train as it slows on a bend; pickpockets a man in a clothes shop; steals a car from a long-stay car park; infiltrates lots of guarded buildings; beats up lots of thugs; and gets to point a gun at his ex-boss.

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