In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of highly trained soldiers from the SAS prepared for a raid the world had never seen. Written by
London 1980, the world witnessed a new way to tackle terrorism.
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Did You Know?
In "6 Days" ; Dellow, is played by Martin Shaw. In the movie "The Final Option" ( known in the UK as "Who Dares Wins" ), which features a similar but fictitious siege ; SAS Captain Peter Skellen, is played by Lewis Collins. From 1977 to 1983, they played anti-terrorist agents from CI5, in the UK TV series "The Professionals". See more
The embassy was taken on the 30th April 1980. When the terrorists first enter there is a Nissan Cherry parked outside (TNN 998W) - however W regs were not issued until 1st August 1980. See more