The Complete Mini-Series

Channel Four’s celebrated political thriller, first broadcast in 1987, is adapted from the novel by Frederic Lindsay, voted one of the best Scottish books of all time.

Cat. No: 188958
Barcode: 5019322889588
Run Time: 180 mins
Discs: 1
Cert: 15
Format: DVD
Release Date: 30th July 2018

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Stratford Johns plays the title role of Brond, the menacing mastermind behind the Scottish liberation army. John Hannah stars as Robert, a Glasgow University student drawn into the web of political intrigue.

Robert is the sole witness to the murder of a small boy. That same evening he encounters the assailant, Brond, at a party hosted by his professor. Brond is introduced as an old friend by Professor Gracemont, which stops a perplexed Robert from exposing him.

Margaret (Louise Beattie), a fellow student who Robert is keen on, asks him to keep a parcel safe for Brond. Despite Robert’s desperate efforts to get rid of it, he and the mysterious package are taken to Brond.

Brond appears to take a keen interest in him and, against his will, Robert is pulled into a succession of violent and horrifying events.

A tale of evil and exploitation in the nightmarish landscape of a Glasgow where nothing is as it seems.

“A cryptic, fast-cutting thriller” – The Times