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.
London 1980, the world witnessed a new way to tackle terrorism.
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Did You Know?
In this film, Dellow is played by Martin Shaw
. In The Final Option
(1982) (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 on the UK TV show The Professionals
(1977). See more
Some of the weapons carried by the SAS team have parts that were developed much later than the 1980 period, e.g. lowers developed for US navy in '86 and F style stocks that were part of the 2000 update. See more
We can't negotiate in the bloody press!
References The Final Option