Main title from the 1978 ‘Messenger of the Gods’ episode of The Sweeney (5).   By Trevor Preston

Messenger of the Gods

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| TV Programme | | Colour | Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Diana Dors

A hungover Regan pulls in a local Lothario for his part in a mercury theft, but falls foul of the boy’s future mother-in-law

The Sweeney (1974–1978)
Season 4, episode 1
Jack Regan, a hard-edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police, pursues villains by methods that are underhand and often illegal, frequently violent, and more often than not, successful.

Cast (22)

John Thaw
Det Inspector Jack Regan
Dennis Waterman
Det Sgt George Carter
Publicity shot of the sexy British actress, Diana Dors
Mrs Rix
Malcolm McFee
Lukey Sparrow
Dawn Perllman
Linda Rix
James Ottaway
Uncle Billy
Richard Adams
Ray
Andrew Mussell
Rick
Rosemary Martin
Mrs Lipman
Fanny Carby
Dot Plummer
Michael Melia
Rudd
Derek Martin
Spooner
John Judd
Sergeant
Rosie Collins
Gloria
Michael Tarn
Charlie Pearce
Timothy Kightley
Vicar Dennison
Bernard Stone
Mr Lipman
Helen Keating
Cathy Clayton
Patrick Hannaway
Bernie
Cliff Diggins
Olly
Del Baker
Sid
Chris Webb
Arthur
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Director

Terry Green

Producer

Ted Childs

Writer

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Production companies


Euston Films

Thames Television

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Main title from the 1978 ‘Messenger of the Gods’ episode of The Sweeney (5).   By Trevor Preston
The Sweeney | Messenger of the Gods (1978) opening credits (5)
Main title from the 1978 ‘Messenger of the Gods’ episode of The Sweeney (4).  Mrs Rix – Diana Dors
The Sweeney | Messenger of the Gods (1978) opening credits (4)
Main title from the 1978 ‘Messenger of the Gods’ episode of The Sweeney (3).  Carter – Dennis Waterman
The Sweeney | Messenger of the Gods (1978) opening credits (3)
Main title from the 1978 ‘Messenger of the Gods’ episode of The Sweeney (2).  Regan – John Thaw
The Sweeney | Messenger of the Gods (1978) opening credits (2)
Main title from the 1978 ‘Messenger of the Gods’ episode of The Sweeney (1)
The Sweeney | Messenger of the Gods (1978) opening credits (1)

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