Travelling Man (1984– )

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After finishing a 2 year prison sentence for a bribe he never took Ex detective inspector Alan Lomax wants answers. Lomax has at least one luxury left - a narrowboat. And it's on the canals... See full summary »

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Leigh Lawson ...
 Alan Lomax (13 episodes, 1984-1985)
Terence Taplin ...
 Robinson (13 episodes, 1984-1985)
Derek Newark ...
 Det. Chief Supt. Sullivan (6 episodes, 1984)
Sue Robinson ...
 Karen (6 episodes, 1984)
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After finishing a 2 year prison sentence for a bribe he never took Ex detective inspector Alan Lomax wants answers. Lomax has at least one luxury left - a narrowboat. And it's on the canals, among the day trippers and travelers, that he means to find revenge. Not an easy task for an ex-detective isolated on the wrong side of the law. Written by <avon@poetic.com>

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7 November 1984 (UK)  »

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Wonderful series, long forgotten unfortunately..
15 April 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Leigh Lawson (the actor who should have been the Bond of the 80s) stars in this excellent drama set around the canals of Northern England. I remember watching this as a 14 year old and it had a profound effect on me! Though a troubled production, it was wonderfully shot with some excellent locations and a strangely chilling, yet compelling central storyline. Lawson portrays Lomax perfectly as a man betrayed by society and the system, who takes to the canals in search of the man that framed him. A menacing, yet poignant aura of loneliness always seems to haunt Lomax and the way the final series ended was perhaps the bleakest ever conclusion to any TV series I have ever seen. Probably had a lot to do with the excellent musical score that accompanied it! This so warrants a DVD release, or at the very minimum a repeat on Freeview..


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