Callan Volume One review

Running on ITV for four series between 1967 and 1972, as well as spawning both a movie and an 80’s TV special, Callan was a hard-hitting spy drama which followed its hero, played by Edward Woodward, in his missions for The Section – a covert government department handling enemies of the state by the most … >

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5 of the best classic TV spy shows

Being Human creator Toby Whithouse’s new spy thriller series The Game is set to begin soon on BBC Two. Set in the secretive world of 1970s espionage, the six-part drama stars Tom Hughes (Silk), Brian Cox (The Bourne Supremacy), Shaun Dooley (Misfits) and Jonathan Aris (Sherlock). While we wait for The Game to commence, here are five … >

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‘Callan: Wet Job’ DVD review

Unlike the elegant and suave spies from across the Atlantic, the British secret service in the 1960s and 1970s was a far more uncool and grimy place on screen – more realistic perhaps, but usually second best in popularity.

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