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Former soldiers in
Britain''s elite Parachute Regiment struggle to come
to terms with civilian life after leaving the army.
Civvies was written by Lynda La Plante and directed
by Karl Francis for British Broadcasting Corporation.
Episode No. 1
Frank Dillon retires from the Army after 18 years
and finds it difficult to adjust to civilian life.
He tries to find a job, while trying to resist the
temptation of the easy money offered by working for
the local gangland villain, Barry Newman. He argues
violently with his wife and ignores his children.
He takes one of his former colleagues, who was shot
in the throat by a sniper, under his wing and tries
to restore some of his self-respect.
Episode No. 2
The stress of civilian life causes Taffy to crack
up with frightening consequences. Dillon and Steve
get a new job.
Episode No. 3
Frank and his team of ex-paras go to Scotland to tackle
salmon poachers. When they arrive, they find that
security is being dealt with by another ex-para, Tony
Malone, the soldier whom Frank blames for the bomb
explosion which killed six of his young recruits in
Episode No. 4
Frank is stunned by the suicide of his military buddy
Steve. The ex-paras form a company, Stag Security
Car Hire. They are contracted to do a job for local
gangster Barry Newman. Tensions mount between Frank
Episode No. 5
Frank, increasingly tortured by his past in Northern
Ireland, finds himself an accomplice to a crime.
Episode No. 6
Frank, Harry and Cliff are arrested and accused of
a crime they didn't commit.
The Civvies series
was filmed in 1.33:1 ratio Color with Mono English
This series was never
sold on video or DVD and is extremely hard to come
by. The overall quality is good (8 out of 10), but
not commercial quality.
The DVDs are region
free and work internationally. The DVDs will be supplied
in loose format with protective paper/plastic sleeves.