They are the Sweeney, son. And they haven’t had any dinner…Relive the most ground-breaking British police drama ever made which coincides with the big screen remake. Regan and Carter are part of New Scotland Yard’s infamous Flying Squad. Mixing with London’s seedy underworld they tackle the crimes to hard to handle for your everydaypolice officer. Remember what the fuss was all about by picking up this diamond 4-disc set which is available in High Definition for the first time now, RRP £39.99. Seventies London has never looked this good. And neither has The Sweeney, son.

We have two copies of the Blu-ray to give away to our readers.

Check out the HD clip at:

Rough, tough and politically incorrect in the way that only the best 70s drama series can be, ‘The Sweeney’ is one of the major television successes of the last fifty years. Featuring John Thaw as Detective Inspector Regan and Dennis Waterman as his loyal partner Detective Sergeant Carter, you can finally watch this series at a previously unseen level of quality.

Special features:

Brand new High Definition transfer and restoration
Brand-new commemorative booklet by Archive TV historian Andrew Pixley
Dolby 5.1 track along with original as-broadcast Mono and music-only tracks
Interview with Ian Kennedy-Martin
“Queen’s Pawn” introduction by Tony Selby
Reconstructed titles with original stills
Reconstructed titles with original stills and shots
“The Placer” introduction by John Forgeham
“Cover Story” introduction by Prunella Gee
“Golden Boy” introduction by Dudley Sutton
“Stoppo Driver” introduction by Dudley Sutton
“Big Spender” introduction by Warren Mitchell
“Abduction” introduction by Wanda Ventham

THE SWEENEY – THE COMPLETE FIRST SERIES will appeal to all fans of gritty crime dramas and it would be criminal not to have this gritty set in your Blu-Ray collection.

For your chance to win, first like us on FacebookAlready a fan? You can skip this part.

… and then email with the e-mail header The Sweeney. Make sure you leave your full name and address and that you are over the age of 15.

Get more like this direct to your Facebook feed.

Want to write about the stuff you're passionate about and GET PAID? Click here to become a contributor.

In this post:

This article was first posted on September 14, 2012