Spearhead (1978–1981)

Waiting Games 

The men of 6 platoon are back on duty in Northern Ireland. During a night-time surveillance operation they are ambushed and Cpl. Twiss goes missing presumed captured. Enquiries among the ... See full summary »

Director:

James Ormerod

Writers:

Nick McCarty, Nick McCarty (Spearhead format by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
George Sweeney ... Lance Corporal Twiss
Charles Cork ... Private Gadd
Gordon Case Gordon Case ... Private Mayhoe
Peter Turner Peter Turner ... Private Adams
Robin Davies Robin Davies ... Corporal Box
Stafford Gordon Stafford Gordon ... Company Sgt. Major Gilby
Roy Holder ... Sgt. Bilinski
Eamon Boland Eamon Boland ... Major Williams
Martin Jacobs Martin Jacobs ... Lieut. Pickering (as Martyn Jacobs)
James Hayes James Hayes ... Inspector Dearman R.U.C.
Tony Rohr ... R.U.C. Sergeant
Diana Rayworth Diana Rayworth ... Mary Hogan
Oengus MacNamara ... Journalist
Niall Padden Niall Padden ... Sergeant Major McColl
Kevin O'Shea Kevin O'Shea ... Sullivan

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The men of 6 platoon are back on duty in Northern Ireland. During a night-time surveillance operation they are ambushed and Cpl. Twiss goes missing presumed captured. Enquiries among the locals are met with bitter and mutual hostility. Then a telephone call comes through. Written by Peter Fawcett

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Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 July 1979 (UK) See more »

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Production Co:

Southern Television See more »
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Color
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