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The Gentle Touch

Season 5 1984

  • 1984-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 on ITV1
  • 50 mins
  • 10 hours, 50 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Action, Drama

In 1980s Britain, with disaffected punks and skinheads taking to the streets, and the repercussions of racism triggering explosive riots, it is not the best time to be a member of Her Majesty's Constabulary - particularly if you are a woman. Set on location in colourful Soho and Covent Garden, The Gentle Touch tells the story of tough cop Maggie Forbes. But this is no conventional cops and robbers series - this is real life drama. At times shocking, at times moving, and always utterly gripping

13 episodes

5x06 Mad Dog

  • 1984-10-06T00:00:00+01:00 — 50 mins

When animal rights campaigners free some dogs from a labratory, but fail to realise that one of the animlas is dangerously ill, a children's birthday party becomes a terrible nightmare for Maggie Forbes.

5x09 Secrets

  • 1984-10-27T00:00:00+01:00 — 50 mins

5x11 Cure

  • 1984-11-10T00:00:00+00:00 — 50 mins

5x13 Exit Laughing

  • 1984-11-24T00:00:00+00:00 — 50 mins

A minor civil servant is found dead in exotic circumstances, and Maggie tries to protect his widow from publicity.