a young Royal Engineer Officer is killed trying to defuse
a bomb, he is replaced by raw officer recruit Brian Ash.
Ash is shocked to discover that his new unit, the 97th Tunnelling
Company, is in fact a hastily formed bomb disposal squad.
With the Blitz devastating London every night and making
massive demands on Royal Engineers’ manpower, he is
to take command of 347 Section forthwith. It’s not
long before he’s facing the real thing at close range,
with his men looking on from a safe distance, making bets
as to whether he’ll go the same way as his predecessor...
This highly popular and critically-acclaimed series was
created and produced by John Hawkesworth (Upstairs, Downstairs,
the Jeremy Brett Sherlock Holmes stories) and starred Anthony
Andrews (Brideshead Revisited, Cambridge Spies) in an early
role, with Judy Geeson (The Eagle Has Landed, Brannigan),
Iain Cuthbertson (Budgie, Doctor Who) and Maurice Roëves
(Tutti Frutti, Hillsborough). This outstanding series was
first broadcast on ITV1 in 1979 and is presented here complete
and uncut. Special Edition Features Cast Iron Killers:
exclusive documentary featuring Anthony Andrews, Maurice
Roëves, Deborah Watling and George Innes, producers
Verity Lambert, Johnny Goodman and Christopher Neame, directors
Roy Ward Baker, Simon Langton and Ferdinand Simon Langton
and Ferdinand Fairfax and writer Jeremy Paul.
 Commentaries on 4 episodes  PDF files of 3 Jeremy Paul
Catalogue Number: 7952439
Number of Discs: 4
Picture: 4:3 / Colour
Time: 650 minutes approx + extras