2. Cops (Scr Jimmy Gardner BBC tx 19.10.98 Katy Cavanaugh, John Henshaw, Claire McGlinn) Made by Tony Garnett’s World Productions, Cops is a gritty and often controversial warts n’all portrait of police officers at work and at play as modernising tactics encounter entrenched attitudes. + 1. Bulman (ITV tx 5.6.85; Ep 1) A spin-off from the hugely popular police series STRANGERS, BULMAN is the story of a cop who becomes a private investigator operating out of his antiques shop (Chorlton’s Beech Road standing in for London).

80 minutes