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London's Burning (1986)

The close knit members of Blue Watch, at Blackwell Fire Station, adjust to having a female firefighter join their ranks. The pilot movie for the long-running ITV series.

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Les Blair

Writer:

Jack Rosenthal
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gary McDonald ... Ethnic
Mark Arden Mark Arden ... Vaseline
James Hazeldine ... Bayleaf
James Marcus James Marcus ... Tate
Sean Blowers ... Hallam
Rupert Baker ... Malcolm
Richard Walsh ... Sicknote
Gerard Horan ... Charisma
Jerome Flynn ... Rambo
Katharine Rogers Katharine Rogers ... Josie
Eric Deacon Eric Deacon ... Gerry
Yvonne Edgell Yvonne Edgell ... Nancy Tate
Hetty Baynes ... Mrs. Grant
Joy Richardson ... Charlene
Corinne Skinner-Carter Corinne Skinner-Carter ... Beatrice
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The close knit members of Blue Watch, at Blackwell Fire Station, adjust to having a female firefighter join their ranks. The pilot movie for the long-running ITV series.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 1986 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

London's Burning: The Movie See more »

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Trivia

Jerome Flynn, who stars as Rambo, went on to star in Soldier Soldier (1991) as Paddy Garvey, then had a pop career with Soldier, Soldier co-star Robson Green, topping the UK charts with Unchained Melody which the two first performed on Soldier, Soldier before an official release as a double A side with (There'll be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover. See more »

Quotes

Tate: [At a house fire, after learning there are people trapped inside] Sub! Sub! Where are you?
[Sub-Officer Hallam comes running up, putting on his BA]
Tate: Look, there're children up there! Let's get it moving! Get the fellows in there as quick as you can!
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Londons Burning: The Movie
23 June 2019 | by TangaroLonkeroSee all my reviews

The movie for London's Burning was what made the show, Though I always preferred the show, its still a fun and sad chapter in the LB universe.


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