Redcap (1964): S01E01 – It’s What Comes After


Redcap was a British television series produced by ABC Weekend Television and broadcast on the ITV network.

It starred John Thaw as Sergeant John Mann, a member of the Special Investigation Branch of the Royal Military Police and ran for two series and 26 episodes between 1964 and 1966.

Other actors appearing in the series included Kenneth Colley, Keith Barron, Windsor Davies, David Battley and Allan Cuthbertson. The series was created by Jack Bell and employed a variety of writers including Roger Marshall, Troy Kennedy-Martin, Jeremy Paul, Robert Holles and Richard Harris.

Outline of Series 01, Episode 01

Mann investigates how and why a soldier murdered his sergeant in the middle of a crowded mess tent, and gets conflicting accounts from the witnesses.

Redcap Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Creator: Jack Bell.
  • Developer: Richard Harrison.
  • Director: Ray Menmuir.
  • Producer: John Bryce.
  • Editor: Ian Kennedy Martin.
  • Production: ABC Weekend Television.
  • Distribution: ITV.
  • Released Date: 17 October 1964 (UK).
  • Running time: 50 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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