Bodyguards

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  • Genre(s): Action
  • Release year: 1996
Bodyguards is a British television crime drama/action series, broadcast on ITV, that focuses on the cases of a specialized bodyguard unit, the Close Protection Group, in service of the British government. The series starred Sean Pertwee and Louise... read more

Bodyguards is a British television crime drama/action series, broadcast on ITV, that focuses on the cases of a specialized bodyguard unit, the Close Protection Group, in service of the British government. The series starred Sean Pertwee and Louise Lombard as protagonists Ian Worrell and Liz Shaw. Pertwee's father, Jon, notably also starred alongside a character called Liz Shaw, played by Caroline John, who was his first companion during his time playing the Third Doctor in Doctor Who. The series was the brainchild of Jeffrey Caine, known as the creator of The Chief and script editor of the James Bond movie GoldenEye.

Original Release

04/11/1996

Cast

Sean Pertwee Ian Worrell
John Shrapnel Commander Alan MacIntyre
Louise Lombard Liz Shaw
Pip Torrens Robert Ferguson
Robert Horwell DC Fitton
Geoffrey Beevers DAC James Henty
Vivien Parry Valerie Leonard
Matthew Brenher Assassin
Mike Kent Police Officer
Trudy Weiss Vida Klauber
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Bodyguards Thursday, 11 April 1996
2 A Choice of Evils Thursday, 01 May 1997
3 Out of the Mouths of Babes Thursday, 08 May 1997
4 Know Thine Enemy Thursday, 15 May 1997
5 Target Thursday, 22 May 1997
6 Stand Off Thursday, 29 May 1997
7 The Killing Ground Thursday, 05 June 1997

Directors

Mary McMurray, Christopher King, Ken Grieve, Robert Bierman

Writers

Julian Jones, Jeffrey Caine, Steve Griffiths

Creators

Jeffrey Caine

Cast

Sean Pertwee Ian Worrell
John Shrapnel Commander Alan MacIntyre
Louise Lombard Liz Shaw
Pip Torrens Robert Ferguson
Robert Horwell DC Fitton
Geoffrey Beevers DAC James Henty
Vivien Parry Valerie Leonard
Matthew Brenher Assassin
Mike Kent Police Officer
Trudy Weiss Vida Klauber
Fraser Downie Priest
Robin Welch 1st CPG Marksman
Robin Welch CPG Training Officer
Ashley Barker Stuart Robbins
Sam Lathem DS Vaines
Michael Tezcan Jan Milenko
Jane Wheldon Journalist
Jill Brassington Carlisle
Alan Bodenham Monument Guard
Paul Rainbow Max Kramer

Producers

Editors

Martin Sharpe

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