CTVA UK - "The Sweeney" (Thames/Euston/ITV) (1975-78) starring John Thaw, Dennis Waterman

CTVA-US       CTVA-UK
Euston Films series:
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)
John Thaw series:
Redcap (ABC/ITV)(UK)(videotape) (1964-66) starring John Thaw
The Sweeney (Euston//Thames/ITV)((1975-78)
Inspector Morse (1987-2000) (ITV) (UK) starring John Thaw
Kavanagh Q.C. (1995-2001) (ITV) (UK) starring John Thaw

The Sweeney (1975-78)
 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
)


The Sweeney Titles
The Sweeney - Must See TV ( Pt 1 of 2)
The Sweeney - Must See TV ( Pt 2 of 2)

Euston Films/Thames Television
for the ITV network
Executive Producers Lloyd Shirley and George Taylor
Produced by Ted Childs
Created by Ian Kennedy Martin
UK Police series 1975-78 53 episodes x 60 min color film
starring
John Thaw as Det. Inspector Jack Regan
Dennis Waterman as Detective Sergeant George Carter
Garfield Morgan as Detective Chief Inspector Frank Haskins
With:
John Alkin as DC Tom Daniels
Morris Perry as Detective Chief Inspector Maynon
Stephanie Turner as Alison Carter
Premise;
This action series, based on the work of Scotland Yard's 'Flying Squad',
was developed from the "Armchair Cinema" presentation "Regan".
The series title is derived from the cockney rhyming-slang -
"Sweeney Todd" = "Flying Squad". The Sweeney - in a tight spot

Music by Harry South

 Redcap (ABC)(UK)(live/videotape) (1964-66) starring John Thaw
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Episode List...
Prog./ Episode Title / Written by / Directed by / First Broadcast
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The Sweeney: Series 1
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1.1 [--] The Sweeney: RINGER
w. Trevor Preston / d. Terry Green
2 January 1975
 
1.2 [--] The Sweeney: Jackpot Tony Marsh Tom Clegg 9 January 1975
1.3 [--] The Sweeney: Thin Ice Troy Kennedy Martin Tom Clegg 16 January 1975
1.4 [--] The Sweeney: Queen's Pawn Ranald Graham Viktors Ritelis 23 January 1975
1.5 [--] The Sweeney: Jigsaw Tudor Gates William Brayne 30 January 1975
1.6 [--] The Sweeney: Night Out Troy Kennedy Martin David Wickes 6 February 1975
1.7 [--] The Sweeney: The Placer Trevor Preston Ted Childs 13 February 1975
1.8 [--] The Sweeney: Cover Story Ranald Graham Douglas Camfield 20 February 1975
1.9 [--] The Sweeney: Golden Boy Martin Hall Tom Clegg 27 February 1975
1.10 [--] The Sweeney: Stoppo Driver Allan Prior Terry Green 6 March 1975
1.11 [--] The Sweeney: Big Spender Allan Prior Viktors Ritelis 13 March 1975
1.12 [--] The Sweeney: Contact Breaker Robert Banks Stewart William Brayne 20 March 1975
1.13 [--] The Sweeney: Abduction Trevor Preston Tom Clegg 27 March 1975

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The Sweeney: Series 2
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2.1 [14] The Sweeney: CHALK AND CHEESE
w. Trevor Preston / d. Terry Green
1 September 1975
Lesley-Anne Down gets nicked in "The Sweeney: Chalk & Cheese"  1975

2.2 [15] The Sweeney: FACES
w. Murray Smith  / d.William Brayne
8 September 1975


 2.3 [16] The Sweeney: Supersnout Ranald Graham Tom Clegg 15 September 1975

2.4 [17] The Sweeney: BIG BROTHER
w. Trevor Preston / d. Tom Clegg
22 September 1975
 
2.5 [18] The Sweeney: Hit and Run Roger Marshall Mike Vardy 29 September 1975

2.6 [19] The Sweeney: TRAP
6Oct75 ITV
written by Ray Jenkins
directed by James Goddard
cast
Sydney Tafler ......... Manny Bellow
Elizabeth Begley ...... Mrs Riley
Kenneth Colley ........ Noah Riley
Bernard Kay ........... Thomas
Geoffrey Whitehead .... Mills
Brian Hall ............ Davies
Harry Jones ........... Hooter
James Valentine ....... Woods
Sean Clarke ........... Danny
Polly Perkins ......... Singer
A mother naturally loses her son - but in this case
it's not so easy for Regan and Carter to share her emotions.

2.7 [20] The Sweeney: GOLDEN FLEECE
w. Roger Marshall / d. David Wickes
13 October 1975
 
2.8 [21] The Sweeney: Poppy Trevor Preston Tom Clegg 20 October 1975

2.9 [22] The Sweeney: STAY LUCKY, EH?
w. Trevor Preston / d. Douglas Camfield
27 October 1975

 2.10 [23] The Sweeney: Trojan Bus Roger Marshall Ted Childs 3 November 1975
2.11 [24] The Sweeney: I Want the Man Ray Jenkins Tom Clegg 10 November 1975
2.12 [25] The Sweeney: Country Boy Andrew Wilson Jim Goddard 17 November 1975

2.13 [26] The Sweeney: THOU SHALT NOT KILL
w. Ranald Graham / d. Douglas Camfield
24 November 1975
 
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The Sweeney: Series 3
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3.1 [27] The Sweeney: SELELCTED TARGET
6Sep76 ITV Mon 9pm
written by Troy Kennedy Martin / directed by Tom Clegg

3.2 [28] The Sweeney: IN FROM THE COLD
w. Tony Hoare / d. Terry Green
13 September 1976
 

3.3 [29] The Sweeney: Visiting Fireman Troy Kennedy Martin Tom Clegg 20 September 1976
3.3 [30] The Sweeney: Tommorow Man Andrew Wilson David Wickes 27 September 1976


3.4 [31] The Sweeney: TASTE OF FEAR
w. Roger Marshall  / d. David Wickes
4 October 1976
 
3.5 [32] The Sweeney: BAD APPLE
w. Roger Marshall / d. Douglas Camfield
11 October 1976

3.6 [33] The Sweeney: MAY
w. Trevor Preston / d. Tom Clegg
25 October 1976

3.7 [34] The Sweeney: Sweet Smell of Succession Peter Hill William Brayne 8 November 1976
3.8 [35] The Sweeney: Down to You Brother Richard Harris Chris Menaul 22 November 1976
3.9 [36] The Sweeney: Payoff Peter J Hammond Douglas Camfield 29 November 1976
3.10 [37] The Sweeney: Loving Arms Robert Wales Tom Clegg 6 December 1976
3.11 [38] The Sweeney: Lady Luck Ranald Graham Mike Vardy 13 December 1976

3.12 [39] The Sweeney: ON THE RUN
w. Roger Marshall / d. David Wickes
29 December 1976
 
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The Sweeney: Series 4
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4.1 [40] The Sweeney: Messenger of the Gods Trevor Preston Terry Green 7 September 1978
4.2 [41] The Sweeney: Hard Men Troy Kennedy Martin Graham Baker 14 September 1978
4.3 [42] The Sweeney: Drag Act Ted Childs Tom Clegg 21 September 1978
4.4 [43] The Sweeney: Trust Red Richard Harris Douglas Camfield 28 September 1978
4.5 [44] The Sweeney: Nightmare Ranald Graham David Wickes 5 October 1978
4.6 [45] The Sweeney: Money, Money, Money Trevor Preston Sid Roberson 12 October 1978
4.7 [46] The Sweeney: Bait Trevor Preston Sid Roberson 19 October 1978
4.8 [47] The Sweeney: The Bigger they Are Tony Hoare Mike Vardy 26 October 1978
4.9 [48] The Sweeney: Feet of Clay Roger Marshall Chris Burt 2 November 1978
4.10 [49] The Sweeney: One of Your Own Tony Hoare Chris Menaul 9 November 1978
4.11 [50] The Sweeney: Hearts and Minds Donald Churchill & Ted Childs Mike Vardy 23 November 1978
4.12 [51] The Sweeney: Latin Lady Ted Childs Peter Smith 30 November 1978
4.13 [52] The Sweeney: Victims Roger Marshall Ben Bolt 14 December 1978
4.14 [53] The Sweeney: Jack or Knave Ted Childs Tom Clegg 28 December 1978

 
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