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Underworld 

William Smith, a middle-class school teacher from a suburb in London, returns home one day to find his wife Gilda has run off with her boyfriend and taken all his possessions with her. With... See full summary »
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1997  
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James Fleet ...  William Smith 6 episodes, 1997
Susan Wooldridge ...  Susan Smith 6 episodes, 1997
Mike Reid Mike Reid ...  Graham the Cabbie 6 episodes, 1997
Camilla Power ...  Gilda Smith 6 episodes, 1997
Alun Armstrong ...  Teddy Middlemass 6 episodes, 1997
Trevor Cooper ...  Builder One 6 episodes, 1997
David Troughton ...  Martin 6 episodes, 1997
Morgan Jones ...  Builder Two 6 episodes, 1997
Gary Lammin ...  Trevor 6 episodes, 1997
Trevor Peacock ...  Dad Middlemass 6 episodes, 1997
Annette Crosbie ...  Aunt Doreen 6 episodes, 1997
Guy Normas ...  Gangsters Driver 6 episodes, 1997
Christopher Fairbank ...  Haynesie 5 episodes, 1997
Kevin McNally ...  Mr. Jezzard 5 episodes, 1997
Tony Maudsley ...  Gerald 5 episodes, 1997
Jonathan Coy ...  Dennis 4 episodes, 1997
Paul Clarkson Paul Clarkson ...  Policeman One 3 episodes, 1997
Owen Brenman ...  Headmaster 3 episodes, 1997
Sean Gleeson Sean Gleeson ...  Policeman Two 3 episodes, 1997
Charlotte Emmerson Charlotte Emmerson ...  Clare 3 episodes, 1997
Karl Glenn Stimpson Karl Glenn Stimpson ...  Keetchie 3 episodes, 1997
Judy Browne Judy Browne ...  Nurse Sandra 2 episodes, 1997
Adam Dean Adam Dean ...  Asif 2 episodes, 1997
Jimmy Mulville ...  Rayner 2 episodes, 1997
Bo Poraj Bo Poraj ...  Dr. Stanforth 2 episodes, 1997
Susan Engel ...  Alice 2 episodes, 1997
Clare Clifford Clare Clifford ...  Dog Owner 2 episodes, 1997
Albert Welling ...  Susan & William's Father 2 episodes, 1997
Malcolm Terris ...  Government Minister / ... 2 episodes, 1997
Jan Pearson Jan Pearson ...  Susan & William's Mother 2 episodes, 1997
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William Smith, a middle-class school teacher from a suburb in London, returns home one day to find his wife Gilda has run off with her boyfriend and taken all his possessions with her. With the help of his sister, Susan, they begin a search for Gilda, and are drawn into the British crime world and become caught in the cross-fire of two crime lords who have been fighting each other all their lives: the kind-natured Teddy Middlemass, and the sadistic Mr. Jezzard. Written by James Castle

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Loved this show - would love to get the DVD
25 December 2005 | by gryffyddSee all my reviews

I loved this show and I missed the first episode. The series develops beautifully and the characters are great. I especially liked the 'Cabbie'. It was shown in Australia a few years ago and we have not seen it since. Definitely worth a repeat viewing. The protagonist is quite easy to empathise with, even though he is less than effective. His sister's attitude to situations plays well against her brother. The father/son relationship of the gangsters is fantastic to watch and similar to everyday relationships. The apparent logic of strange situations is hard to argue with and the fact that William and Susan start to behave in line with the gangsters is very well done. Any one know where the DVD is for this one? I would love to have a copy.


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4 November 1997 (UK) See more »

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Hat Trick Productions See more »
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