Regan absents himself from the stakeout of a gang who rob wealthy tourists to come to the aid of Alan Ember, who, years earlier, had been a helpful informant. Now a rich businessman he has ... See full summary »

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Alan Ember
Thelma Whiteley ...
Margot Ember
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Colin
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Paul Ember
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Erica Taylor
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Commander Watson
Philippa Gail ...
D.C I. Barton
Robert Oates ...
D. I. Jim Hinxman
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Taxi Yard Proprietor
Diana Weston ...
WPC Janet Reynolds
Stuart Blake ...
Doctor
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Abdul
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Roz
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Regan absents himself from the stakeout of a gang who rob wealthy tourists to come to the aid of Alan Ember, who, years earlier, had been a helpful informant. Now a rich businessman he has had a phone call to say that his son Paul has been kidnapped for a ransom of ten thousand pounds. Against Regan's advice Ember pays the ransom and the boy is returned, but the reunion soon turns sour. Written by don @ minifie-1

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2 November 1978 (UK)  »

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The location used for Alan Ember's house is the same one where Philip and Marcia Edmunds lived in The Sweeney: Lady Luck (1976). See more »

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[an Arab called Abdul has been beaten up and robbed]
Det. Insp. Jack Regan: Where had you been?
Abdul: Gambling.
Det. Insp. Jack Regan: Oooh. Who's a naughty Abdul. You wait till Allah hears about this.
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