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Bodyguards (ITV Action, Louise Lombard, Sean Pertwee)

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Bodyguards ITV Action John Bowe Louise Lombard

In this ITV crime drama action series a group of tough police Bodyguards are assigned to protect various high ranking officials and prominent people. Set up as a special group by the government and called The Close Protection Group the team were led by former Special Branch member Liz Shaw (Louise Lombard) but answered to Commander Alan MacIntyre (John Shrapnel).

More action led than crime drama really, series creator Jeffrey Caine had previously co-scripted Bond movie Goldeneye and was also the creator of popular Martin Shaw crime series The Chief.

There was a one hour pilot broadcast 1996 before the series followed a year later.

Cast: LOUISE LOMBARD as Liz Shaw; SEAN PERTWEE as Ian Worrell; JOHN SHRAPNEL as Alan MacIntyre; PIP TORRENS as Robert Ferguson

Creator: Jeffrey Caine / Producer: Nigel Stafford- Clark

UK / ITV – Carlton – Zenith / 7×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 10 April 1996 and 1 May – 5 June 1997

THE EPISODES
PILOT BROADCAST 10 April 1996

SEASON ONE 1 May – 5 June 1997
1. A CHOICE OF EVILS
2. OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES
3. KNOW THINE ENEMY
4. TARGET
5. STAND OFF
6. THE KILLING GROUND