The Sweeney (1974–1978)
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Regan is staking out vicious robber Vic Tolman and his girl-friend Lyn Hurst, who have stolen the wages from the firm where Lyn worked. A surveillance is in progress on the flat belonging ... See full summary »

Director:

Sid Roberson

Writers:

Trevor Preston, Ian Kennedy Martin (creator)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
John Thaw ... Det. Insp. Jack Regan
Dennis Waterman ... Det. Sgt. George Carter
George Sewell ... Vic Tolman
Barbara Ewing Barbara Ewing ... Joan Maskall
Di Trevis Di Trevis ... Lynn Hurst
Edward Peel ... Lennie
Arthur Cox ... DCI Roan
Eric Dodson ... Mr. Dodds
Alan Hunter Alan Hunter ... Stoddard
Steven Barnes Steven Barnes ... Dr. Marland
Judy Buxton Judy Buxton ... Salesgirl
Frederick Bennett Frederick Bennett ... Gate Keeper
Alan Leith Alan Leith ... Sgt. Stern
Diana Rowan Diana Rowan ... Traffic Warden
Michael Brodie Michael Brodie ... Guard
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Storyline

Regan is staking out vicious robber Vic Tolman and his girl-friend Lyn Hurst, who have stolen the wages from the firm where Lyn worked. A surveillance is in progress on the flat belonging to Lyn's sister Joan, who is looking after her daughter. Regan and Carter eventually break into the flat and use the two women as bait for Tolman. He turns up but things do not go as planned. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 October 1978 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

[Vic Tolman is holding Regan at gunpoint after an attempt to arrest him went wrong]
Vic Tolman: You dirty filthy festering scum!
Det. Sgt. George Carter: You even *bruise* him and you'll need an embalmer, not a brief.
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Soundtracks

The Big One
Written by Alan Tew
From the album "Drama Suite I: The Hanged Man"
Courtesy of Theme Music International and DC Records
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