The Sweeney - The Complete First Series flies onto Blu-ray

Classic British TV series, The Sweeney is set for a stunning Blu-ray release.

Series one of the painstakingly restored classic 70s cop show about the Metropolitan Police’s Flying Squad will be available from 10th September – two days before the highly anticipated 2012 remake starring Ray Winstone, Damien Lewis and Ben ‘Plan B’ Drew hits the big screen.

The Sweeney broke new ground and reinvented the British police drama genre when it first came out and inspired a generation of TV and film writers, paving the way for modern classics such as Life on Mars.

The four disc high-definition re-release of the gritty original series comes with a bundle of special features including special introductions to the episodes and a brand new commemorative booklet. For a full list of extras, visit

The Sweeney is the latest in a long line of classic TV series to get the high-definition treatment. Which one would you most like to see next?



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