An armed gang kidnap telephone engineer Ronald Peters and hold him in an empty house, using his expertise to trigger off false alarms in some banks, diverting the police whilst the gang rob alarm-free premises. Regan is initially resentful when college graduate Sergeant David Keel, a telecommunications expert from Bristol CID, is drafted in to help, but comes to respect his knowledge and his bravery in catching the gang.
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Did You Know?
The second and last Sweeney film, Sweeney 2, would revisit the storyline of a new, young, tall, handsome and conservatively-dressed member of the Flying Squad who Regan is initially at complete odds with being polar opposites. This character is a DS played by Robert Swann, and in Sweeney 2, Michael J. Jackson plays a new driver. See more
The two police marksmen who get out of a police car and run into the power station are not the same ones who appear from the balcony windows in the next shot. See more
[after his earlier failure to locate the robbers, and his quip about having to ride in the car boot, Keel is back in Regan's good books because he has just found the robbers' hideout and the kidnapped engineer
Det. Insp. Jack Regan
Good job you've got your own car - you'd probably be riding on the bonnet of mine!
Written by The Pretty Things
(aka The Electric Banana)
From the album "Hot Licks"
Courtesy of De Wolfe Music See more