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Special Branch

Postby Hartnell's Wig » Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:45 am

There was some discussion of the series in another thread (The Sandbaggers?) so for those who were curious about it, some news.

Talking Pictures TV will be showing the series, from episode one, from August 26th

It is well worth checking out and sticking with, even though it can be slightly hard going at times and hasn't dated too well.
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Re: Special Branch

Postby StarQuake » Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:32 pm

Thanks for the heads up, I've always been curious about the series, but I've never seen it. I won't be expecting it to be of Callan quality, though.
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Re: Special Branch

Postby The Wooksta! » Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:41 pm

It's really two different series, linked only by the name - the first two seasons with Derren Nesbit and Fulton McKay, produced by Thames, and the last two with George Sewell and Patrick Mower produced by Euston Films.

The first two series are pretty decent, the Euston films ones... Okay but even they thought that they were absolute tosh, hence they cancelled it and produced The Sweeney instead.
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