Jack Regan is a no nonsense copper. He drinks scotch by the bottle and would rather punch a villain before getting punched. When a fellow member of the Old Bill gets knocked off, Regan starts a one man crusade to "sort it out".
Genre: Drama Year: 1974
John Thaw as Det. Inspector Jack Regan
Dennis Waterman as Det. Sergeant George Carter
Lee Montague as Arthur Dale
Garfield Morgan as Chief Inspector Frank Haskins
David Daker as James Edward Tusser
Janet Key as Kate
Maureen Lipman as Annie
Morris Perry as Det. Maynon
Stephen Yardley as Det. Inspector Laker
Barry Jackson as Morton
Miquel Brown as Miriam
Peter Blythe as Peter
Carl Rigg as Det. Sergeant Kent
Michael Da Costa as South
Ronald Pember as Landlord
Jonathan Elsom as Interviewer
Betty Woolfe as Mrs. Berry
Seymour Matthews as Doctor
Don Henderson as Strip-Club Heavy
Nancy Gabrielle as Johno's Wife
Del Baker as Det. Sergeant Cowley
John Thaw has been nominated six times for a BAFTA awards and has won on three occaisions.
Regan Fan Tributes
8 ROLAND RAE from CHESHIRE: He was the best in any role you put him in, Jack Regan was the man, pure talent.
7 robert lewis from lincolnshire: the sweeney, tiswas, morecambe
and wise. tommy cooper. All premier t.v.and i was old and lucky enough to have watched them all. tv was worth watching back then. And people werent brainwashed then, unlike the rubbish thats on now.
6 Keely from Norfolk: My brother is called Regan he is only nine his birthday is on the 3rd of febuary
5 Brett Fairbairn from Australia: John Thaw - wasn't he awesome. He played Regan so well, the show would have been quickly lost with any other actor trying to play the part.
4 Geoff Bemrose from Stoke on Trent: The late great John Thaw, the man who set the standard to which all cop shows will be judged. We love you. Jack........Shut It!!!!!!!!
3 alan from the sweeny: it was the best on t v
2 neil barker from castle donington: what can you say about john thaw regan better known for is part in the sweeney it was made for him it was rough and tough but brilliantly acted he was the best.
1 giulio robertson from brighton: Good old Jack. Regan was a good pilot for the Sweeney episodes, the show that broke the mold & it will last forever, true sign of the times , i also pay homage to the late John Thaw,many thanks.
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