Law & Order (1978)

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Four-part drama series about the British juicidal system, dealing with an investigation presented from the perspectives of the police force, the criminal, the solicitor and the prison system.

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Series cast summary:
Peter Dean ...
 Jack Lynn (3 episodes, 1978)
Derek Martin ...
 D.I. Fred Pyall (3 episodes, 1978)
Deirdre Costello ...
 Cathy Lynn (3 episodes, 1978)
Billy Cornelius ...
 D.S. Eric Lethridge (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Clifford Harding (3 episodes, 1978)
Ken Campbell ...
 Alex Gladwell (3 episodes, 1978)
Fred Haggerty ...
 D.C.I. Tony Simmons (3 episodes, 1978)
Roy Sone ...
 Micky Fielder (2 episodes, 1978)
Barry Summerford ...
 John Tully (2 episodes, 1978)
Alan Davidson ...
 Benny Isaacs (2 episodes, 1978)
Tony Barouch ...
 Colin Coleman (2 episodes, 1978)
Mike Horsburgh ...
 D.I. Graham McHale (2 episodes, 1978)
Douglas Sheldon ...
 D.S. Jack Barcy (2 episodes, 1978)
Mike Cummings ...
 Tommy Haines (2 episodes, 1978)
Robert Oates ...
 D.C. Warren Slater (2 episodes, 1978)
Alan Clarke ...
 D.C. Ray Jenkins (2 episodes, 1978)
Johnny Feltwell ...
 D.C. Matthew Hall (2 episodes, 1978)
Colin Howells ...
 D.C. Roger Humphries (2 episodes, 1978)
Geoffrey Todd ...
 DC Peter Fenton (2 episodes, 1978)
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 D.C. Simon Brent (2 episodes, 1978)
Dominic Allan ...
 D.C.I. Chatt (A.10) / ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Martin Gordon ...
 Mr. English (2 episodes, 1978)
Frank Henson ...
 Frank Ryan / ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Peter Craze ...
 T.D.C. Peter Footring (2 episodes, 1978)
Eric Kent ...
 D.I. Frank Kenley (2 episodes, 1978)
Stanley McGeagh ...
 Gladwell's Clerk / ... (2 episodes, 1978)
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Four-part drama series about the British juicidal system, dealing with an investigation presented from the perspectives of the police force, the criminal, the solicitor and the prison system.

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Detective, criminal, lawyer, who should be the prisoner?

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Desperate to see it again.
5 August 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This superb series now seems to be lost forever - at least, I have found no way of viewing it again. Shot it a style which appears convincingly to be a documentary, it tells the story of London blagger Jack Lynn from four different perspectives: the detective's tale, the villain's tale, the brief's tale and finally the prisoner's tale. The cops are bent and Lynn is 'well overdue' for a bit of porridge, so DI Fred Pyall fits him up for an armed robbery. Despite his protests of innocence, Lynn is duly convicted and gets, I think, a seven stretch. We see him at the end languishing in jail for a crime he had nothing to do with. At least that's my recollection of it - I saw it once (in 1978) and have been yearning to see it again ever since. (This was in the days before VCRs.)


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