Hard-bitten Flying Squad officer Jack Regan gets embroiled in a deadly political plot when an old friend asks him to investigate the death of his girlfriend. Framed on a drunk-drive charge ... See full summary »
Dom, a member of a small trotskyist group, lives in a flat overlooking the British Museum in London. He goes to meetings and sleeps with as many attractive women as possible. The May '68 ... See full summary »
Jack Regan is a hard edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police. He pursues villains by methods which are underhanded and often illegal, frequently violent, and more often than not, successful.
House burglar George Dobbs returns home from three years in prison to find his best friend has moved into his house with his wife. But loving them both in different ways, he doesn't have the heart to turn either of them out.
Harry Jenkins is a self-made business man, who one day receives a message that his only daughter has died in a car crash. Last time he saw his daughter was at his wife's funeral. When ... See full summary »
The series is an adaptation of Phyllis Bentley's novel of the same name. In each generation the key characters were played by the same actors (James Bolam and John Thaw) which gave a wonderful sense of continuity to the production. The story of a Yorkshire wool manufacturing family from the Luddites to the present day it is an outstanding story with a production to match. I wish it was still available - it is well worth repeating.
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