Series One and Two of the British television drama starring John Thaw as Sgt. John Mann, a short-tempered British Military Policeman. Mann’s cases take him to wherever the British Army is active, including Germany, Aden, Cyprus and Borneo. Series One episodes are: ‘It’s What Comes After’, ‘A Town Called Love’, ‘Epitaph for a Sweat’, ‘Misfire’, ‘Corporal McCann’s Private War’, ‘The Orderly Officer’, ‘Nightwatch’, ‘The Boys of B Company’, ‘A Regiment of the Line’, ‘The Man They Did’, ‘A Question of Initiative’, ‘A Place of Refuge’ and ‘The Patrol’. Series Two episodes are: ‘Crime Passionel’, ‘The Pride of the Regiment’, ‘The Killer’, ‘Buckingham Palace’, ‘Rough Justice’, ‘The Moneylenders’, ‘Strictly By the Book’, ‘Peterson’s Private Army’, ‘Stag Party’, ‘An Ambush Among Friends’, ‘The Alibi’, ‘The Proper Charlie’ and ‘Information Received’.
Includes the complete collection of the television drama featuring Sergeant John Mann, officer of Her Majesty’s Royal Military Police Special Investigation Branch.
John Thaw takes the first starring role of his career in Redcap, playing Sergeant John Mann of the Royal Military Police’s Special Investigation Branch. Made in the mid 1960s at a time when the British Army was still highly active, Redcap’s stories cover investigations in Germany, Malaysia, Cyprus and Borneo and feature guest stars of the calibre of George Sewell, Peter Bowles, Edward Fox and Brian Cox.Not seen since its original transmission, this set contains the complete first series and the surviving ten episodes of the second series, featuring scripts from both Troy Kennedy Martin (The Sweeney, Z Cars) and Julian Bond (The Saint, Ruth Rendell Mysteries).