An eight-part dramatic action series dealing with a disbarred barrister’s activities as a police informer. With Ian Hendry, Heather Sears and Jean Marsh. Produced by Stella Richman.
“This new hero is sly–and slick… is likely to catch on.” Robert Ottaway, Daily Sketch. August 2.
“Ian Hendry, of course, is perfect in the role of a cool, shrewd, intelligent ex-Barrister.” Kenneth Eastaugh, Daily Mirror. August 2.
“Derivative escapist entertainment with a touch of style.” Maurice Wiggin, Sunday Times. August 7.
“…continues to prove itself one of the most viewable crime series at present available on television.” Derek Malcolm, The Guardian. August 18.
“…the best of its kind this year….” Robert Ottaway, Daily Sketch. August 30.
Top: Ian Hendry as Alex Lambert, the informer. With him in this scene from “It’s An Unfair World, Baxter” is Dorothy Frere. Ian Hendry was presented with a Golden Star Award as the best actor of the year and a cheque for £1,000 [£19,000] at the company’s annual general meeting.
Below: Heather Sears as Mrs. Alex Lambert and Jean Marsh as Sylvia in “The Informer”.