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Ultimate Force 

This action adventure series follows the exploits of Sergeant Henno Garvie and his colleagues who make up Red Troop, a crack SAS team. Stopping the release of a lethal anthrax mutation, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ross Kemp ...  SSgt. Henry 'Henno' Garvie / ... 21 episodes, 2002-2006
Miles Anderson ...  Col. Aidan Dempsey / ... 17 episodes, 2002-2006
Christopher Fox ...  Cpl. Louis Hoffman / ... 14 episodes, 2002-2006
Danny Sapani ...  Cpl. Ricky Mann 13 episodes, 2002-2005
Jamie Draven ...  Cpl. Jamie Dow 12 episodes, 2002-2003
Alex Reid ...  Capt. Caroline Walshe 11 episodes, 2002-2003
Tony Curran ...  Cpl. Sgt. Pete Twamley / ... 11 episodes, 2002-2003
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This action adventure series follows the exploits of Sergeant Henno Garvie and his colleagues who make up Red Troop, a crack SAS team. Stopping the release of a lethal anthrax mutation, infiltrating an anti-capitalist group set on assassination and a life-or-death bank siege are among the missions facing the troopers as they put their lives on the line at the sharp end of Britain's most elite fighting force. Henno's reputation is at stake when an operation goes wrong in the complex political jigsaw of Northern Ireland. There is a tragedy on a combat survival weekend and the team find their skills, stamina and close-knit bond pushed to the limit when they are sent to hunt out a suspected war criminal in Bosnia. Written by Anonymous

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Action | War

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 2002 (UK) See more »

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Nepokolebljivi See more »

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Production Co:

Bentley Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(11 episodes) (seasons 1-2) | (4 episodes) (season 3) | (pilot episode)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Chris Ryan, a former SAS trooper created this series and starred as Blue Troop's Johnny Bell. See more »

Goofs

In the last episode of the second season, where the team have to go into a former Russian Republic to rescue Colonel Dempsey and a minister, Caroline tells the boys to load up the Land Rover and they are shown putting their gear into a Land Rover Discovery. Later when she and Jamie are driving into the country, they are driving a Chrysler Jeep Cherokee. See more »

Quotes

[after exiting the 'Killing House' training exercise]
SSgt. Henry 'Henno' Garvie: Not only did we over do the explosives, we over did the time as well. We should have been in and out in fifteen seconds, eighteen max... Alright who shot the T.V.?
Sgt. Pete Twamley: I did. It was Richard Whiteley. I felt he posed a risk to life so I used necessary force.
SSgt. Henry 'Henno' Garvie: Fair enough.
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Connections

Referenced in Extras: Ross Kemp & Vinnie Jones (2005) See more »

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Wow!
11 October 2002 | by shawshanksamSee all my reviews

Like the summary says.. WOW!

It's about a young guy, Jamie Dow who started out as a thief stealing cars from the age of 12 to 18. When sentenced, the judge was told that he'd just been accepted for the Royal Legistics Corps.

From there he worked hard and made it into the SAS. When asked why he did it he says that he 'wanted to see if I could make it'.

The show is basically about the SAS and the situations they find themselves in.

Not for the faint hearted but a very good show. Ross Kemp plays the ultimate Sergeant, the typical hard guy needed to be there. He's still very fair but doesn't let his feelings get in the way of things. Underneath he's a real pussycat, and looks after his command with his life.

The supporting cast is very well picked and compliments the show perfectly.

Last comment.. it's lovely to see an almost unknown actor Jamie Draven being given the chance to shine, and he takes every opportunity. One of the films you will have seen in is 'Billy Elliot' as Billy's brother.

I hope they do more than the 6 episodes as I would love to see more of Jamie and the guys.


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