Brond (1987– )

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Stratford Johns ...
 Brond (3 episodes, 1987)
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 Robert (3 episodes, 1987)
Louise Beattie ...
 Margaret (3 episodes, 1987)
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 Primo (3 episodes, 1987)
Billy McElhaney ...
 Muldoon (3 episodes, 1987)
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 Kennedy (3 episodes, 1987)
Bernadette Shortt ...
 Jackie Kennedy (3 episodes, 1987)
Jeffrey Chiswick ...
 Harper (2 episodes, 1987)
Christopher Ellison ...
 Frew (2 episodes, 1987)
Alec Heggie ...
 Father (2 episodes, 1987)
Sandy Neilson ...
 Baxter (2 episodes, 1987)
Laurie Ventry ...
 Kilpatrick (2 episodes, 1987)
Paul Young ...
 Senior officer (2 episodes, 1987)
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I Remember This Haunting Political Thriller
6 February 2003 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

****** SPOILERS TO PLOT ******

I remember this being shown on Channel 4 in 1987 . It starts off with a young student played by a then unknown John Hannah jogging through the streets of Glasgow to the accompaniment of a wonderful pseudo operatic sound track . Stopping at a bridge the student witnesses the murder of a child by the mysterious Brond . As the story progresses the student finds himself used as a pawn by Brond to trap a Scottish nationalist terrorist cell and a top IRA terrorist

***** END SPOILERS ******

BROND is a political thriller you'll either love or hate . It was similar to several serials at the time like THE ONE GAME or WIPEOUT where you could easily find yourself confused as to what's happening as the plot unravels . You could also find Michael Caton Jones directorial style very pretentious and irritating but I loved it . I especially loved the haunting operatic sound track and feel slightly sad that no one has updated this page as to who composed the music for the show . And watch out for the appearance of a Special Branch officer who is played by Christopher Ellison . It's very easy to see why he was cast as Frank Burnside on THE BILL

I can't wait to see this again . Any chance of a repeat Channel 4 ?

Update Oct 2005: Thank you very much for the info about the title music


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