'Get your trousers on, you're nicked!' "The Sweeney" is still regarded as one of the most popular and successful TV series ever made. The gritty police drama, which made stars of John Thaw and Dennis Waterman, has been often imitated (with "Life On Mars" being a recent example), but never equalled. This definitive companion is packed with exclusive interviews with cast and crew, and a Foreword from Waterman.
Robert Fairclough is the author of the acclaimed This Charming Man: The Life of Ian Carmichael. Along with Fairclough, Mike Kenwood was consultant on the best-selling CD Shut It! The Music of the Sweeney.