Spies, assassins, surveillance, and sudden death are business as usual for the Special Branch of London’s Metropolitan Police. A classic British drama from the 1970s, this gritty police procedural focuses on the veteran cops and brash newcomers dedicated to stopping terrorism and countering espionage in the nation’s capital.
Craven find himself under suspicion of accepting a bribe.
Haggerty's appointment to Special Branch immediately brings him into conflict with Craven - he believes that Craven is on the trail of a man who is already dead.
Craven finds the tables turned when he is accused of hounding a self-confessed fraud.
Haggerty and Craven target a team of vicious muggers.
The Special Branch team are assigned to protect the captain of a Polish passenger and cargo ship who believes he is going to be killed.
Special Branch joins forces with a bomb-disposal expert to stop a terrorist bombing campaign in the heart of London.
The body of a young girl is found floating in the Thames - is it murder, suicide or something worse?
A deranged man has taken a hostage and threatens to blow up a block of flats. Craven must act quickly to avert disaster.
British-born Hollywood star Sue Arden arrives in London to rehearse a play, accompanied by a tip-off from the F.B.I that she could be a target of a murder attempt. Craven, Haggerty and North are assigned to protect the actress, but the job and the murder threats are not all they appear to beâ€¦
Craven finds himself investigating a man accused of being a traitor, but has his doubts as to the truthfulness of the accusations.
Craven is puzzled as to why he has been asked to carry out twenty-four hour surveillance on a couple who are engaged to be married.
Craven and Haggerty are under the gun to find a kidnapped diplomat's daughter before she is killed.