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Blu-ray Review: Lewis Collins And Martin Shaw Are Bodie And Doyle THE PROFESSIONALS MkIV - Movies In Focus
Get ready to roll over the bonnet of your Ford Capri – the fourth season of The Professionals MkIV has hit blu-ray! The Brian Clemons created show is a must for nostalgists – and this digitally spruced up disc set from Network is an absolute corker. The catchy theme tune will get the pulse going and you’ll be gearing up for hand-break turns by the time you’ve made it through all five discs. Lewis Collins and Martin Shaw are Bodie and Doyle, no-nonsense members of CI5, an elite undercover unit which is called in when the going gets tough. The duo’s approach to law enforcement leaves much to be desired and it’s often much to the chagrin of their long-suffering boss George Cowley (Gordon Jackson). The success of the show is all down to the casting – and Lewis Collins and Martin Shaw make for a winning duo. Shaw’s perm may grab the glory but Collins was the man whose name was thrown into the ring for James Bond once the show became a hit. Collins went on to star in a variety of action movies (starting with Who Dares Wins) and Shaw became a perennial favourite on British TV. Is [...]