CTVA UK - "Special Branch" (Thames/Euston/ITV) (1969-70)(1973-74)

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Special Branch  (Thames)(1969-70)/ (Euston) (1973-74)  Van Der Valk (Thames)(1972-73)/ (Euston(1977)
The Sweeney (Euston//Thames/ITV)((1975-78)  Minder (/Euston/Thames/ITV)(1979-94)

Special Branch (1969-70)(1973-74)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Dinosaur TV - Save Our Forgotten British Heritage (David Moore)
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com
)

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SPECIAL BRANCH
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Thames Television (1969-70) / Euston Films (1973-74)
for the ITV network

executive producer: Lloyd Shirley (1973-74) / George Taylor (1973-74)
produced by
Reginald Collin (1969-70) Robert Love (1969-70)
Geoffrey Gilbert (1973) Ted Childs (1974)

UK Police series 1969-70 and 1973-74 53 episodes x 60 min

starring
season 1 and 2 (1969-70) (Thames Television - on tape)
Derren Nesbitt .... Inspector Jordan (1969-70)
Wensley Pithey .... Supt. Eden (1969)
Fulton Mackay .... Det. Supt. Inman (1969-70)
Alfred Bell as Detective Sgt. Mills

starring
season 3 and 4 (1973-74) (Euston Films - on film)
George Sewell .... Det. Chf. Insp. Alan Craven (1973-4)
Patrick Mower .... Det. Chf. Insp. Tom Haggerty (1973-4)
Roger Rowland .... Det. Sgt. North (1973)
Richard Butler .... Commander Nichols (1973)
Paul Eddington .... Strand (1974)
Frederick Jaeger .... Commander Fletcher (1974)  

Music by Robert Earley

Episode List...
Prog. Episode Title Written by Directed by First Broadcast

Special Branch - Series 1 Thames (video tape)

1.01 [--] Special Branch: TROIKA (Thames-videotape)
17Sep69 ITV Wed 9pm
written by George Markstein

2 Smokescreen George Markstein ? 24 September 1969
3 The Promised Land Trevor Preston ? 1 October 1969
4 A Date with Leonidas C. Scott Forbes ? 8 October 1969
5 The Kazmirov Affair Emanuel Litvinoff ? 15 October 1969
6 A New Face Tom Brennand &
Roy Bottomley ? 22 October 1969
7 You Don't Exist Anthony Skene ? 29 October 1969
8 The Children of Delight Adele Rose ? 5 November 1969
9 Reliable Sources Tom Brennand &
Roy Bottomley ? 12 November 1969
10 Short Change George Markstein ? 19 November 1969
11 Exit a Diplomat C. Scott Forbes ? 26 November 1969
12 Care of Her Majesty Robert Banks Stewart Jonathan Alwyn 3 December 1969
13 Visitor from Moscow Paul Wheeler ? 10 December 1969
14 Time Bomb David Gordon ? 17 December 1969

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Special Branch - Series 2 Thames (videotape)

15 Inside ? ? 11 August 1970
16 Dinner Date George Markstein ? 18 August 1970
17 Depart in Peace Alun Falconer ? 25 August 1970
18 Miss International Tom Brennand &
Roy Bottomley ? 1 September 1970
19 Warrant for a Pheonix Stuart Farrar ? 8 September 1970
20 The Pleasure of Your Company George Markstein ? 16 September 1970
21 Not to be Trusted Martin Worth ? 23 September 1970
22 Border-line Case Lewis Greifer ? 30 September 1970
23 Love from Doris C. Scott Forbes ? 7 October 1970
24 Sorry is Just a Word Michael Chapman ? 14 October 1970
25 Error of Judgment Peter Hill ? 21 October 1970
26 Reported Missing Louis Marks Dennis Vance 28 October 1970
27 Fool's Mate George Markstein ? 4 November 1970

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MOVED FROM TAPE TO FILM

Special Branch - Series 3 Euston Films (verify)

28 A Copper Called Craven Roger Marshall William Brayne 4 April 1973
29 Round the Clock Tom Brennand &  Roy Bottomley Mike Vardy 11 April 1973
30 Inquisition Trevor Preston Mike Vardy 18 April 1973
31 Assault Tom Brennand &  Roy Bottomley Douglas Camfield 25 April 1973
32 Polonaise Allan Scott &  Chris Bryant Mike Vardy 2 May 1973
33 Red Herring Peter Hill Mike Vardy 6 May 1973
34 Death By Drowning John Kershaw Dennis Vance 16 May 1973
35 All the King's Men Trevor Preston Dennis Vance 23 May 1973
36 Threat Tom Brennand &  Roy Bottomley William Brayne 6 June 1973
37 The Other Man Roger Marshall Dennis Vance 13 June 1973
38 You Won't Remember Me Anthony Skene John Robbins 20 June 1973


3.12 [39] Special Branch: HOSTAGE:
w. John Kershaw /  d. David Wickes
27 June 1973 ITV  Special Branch #3.11 "Hostage" - 
Elisabeth Sladen in "Special Branch"

40 Blueprint for Murder Peter Hill & Ian Black William Brayne 4 July 1973

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Special Branch - Series 4 Euston Films

41 Double Exposure Michael J Bird Don Leaver 14 February 1974
42 Catherine the Great John Branson Douglas Camfield 21 February 1974
43 Jail Bait Michael Chapman William Brayne 28 February 1974

4.4 [44] Special Branch: STAND AND DELIVER (Euston Films)
7Mar74 ITV
written by Michael J Bird  /directed by Tom Clegg

SPECIAL BRANCH - STAND AND DELIVER 1974 (1)

SPECIAL BRANCH - STAND AND DELIVER 1974 (2)

SPECIAL BRANCH - STAND AND DELIVER 1974 (3)

SPECIAL BRANCH - STAND AND DELIVER 1974 (4)

SPECIAL BRANCH - STAND AND DELIVER 1974 (5)

SPECIAL BRANCH - STAND AND DELIVER 1974 (6)

Craven (George Sewell) hunts for a top-secret weapon
which has been stolen


45 Something about a Soldier Michael J Bird William Brayne 14 March 1974
46 Rendezvous Tony Williamson Terry Green 21 March 1974
47 Sounds Sinister David Butler Terry Green 28 March 1974

4.08 [48] Special Branch: ENTENTE CORDIALE (Euston Films)
4Apr74
written by John Kershaw
directed by William Brayne
Craven (George Sewell) has an unexpected visit from his
ex-wife, Claudia.

49 Date of Birth Lewis Greifer Don Leaver 11 April 1974
50 Intercept Ian Kennedy Martin William Brayne 18 April 1974
51 Alien Ray Jenkins Douglas Camfield 25 April 1974
52 Diversion Peter J Hammond William Brayne 2 May 1974
53 Down Wind of Angels w Peter Hill d Tom Clegg 9 May 1974

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