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The Guardians 

In a declining England of the 1980s, the UK has broken up, and England is ruled by a fascist military force called "The Guardians".
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Gwyneth Powell Gwyneth Powell ...  Clare Weston 11 episodes, 1971
Cyril Luckham ...  Sir Timothy Hobson 9 episodes, 1971
Derek Smith Derek Smith ...  Norman 8 episodes, 1971
David Burke ...  Dr. Benedict / ... 8 episodes, 1971
Edward Petherbridge ...  Christopher Hobson 7 episodes, 1971
Lynn Farleigh ...  Eleanor Benedict / ... 7 episodes, 1971
John Collin John Collin ...  Tom Weston 6 episodes, 1971
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In a declining England of the 1980s, the UK has broken up, and England is ruled by a fascist military force called "The Guardians".

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England soon?

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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UK

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English

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10 July 1971 (USA) See more »

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(13 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Though only dated to "England soon?" in the opening credits, The Guardians: The Dirtiest Man in the World (1971) explicitly confirms a 1980s setting. See more »

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Brexit fortold
19 May 2019 | by ph-nijmanSee all my reviews

The Guardians tells the story of an ununitedd kingdom under fascist-populist rule. What so long didn't seem possible now looks all to much possibleith the rise of te populist politicians and a split country. Great drama, you have to see it


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