Bird of Prey (TV serial)

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Bird of Prey
Bird of Prey title frame.jpg
Freeze-frame from the computer block-graphic style animated title sequence
Genre Drama
Created by Ron Hutchinson
Starring Richard Griffiths
Carole Nimmons
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 2
No. of episodes 8
Producer(s) Michael Wearing
Production company(s) BBC
Original network BBC1
Original release 22 April 1982 – 27 September 1984

Bird of Prey is a British techno-thriller television serial written by Ron Hutchinson and produced by Michael Wearing and Bernard Krichefski for the BBC in 1982. It was directed by Michael Rolfe. The second series was co-written with Lee Montague.

The series starred Richard Griffiths and Carole Nimmons as Henry and Anne Jay: Henry is a humble civil servant who finds that he and his wife are drawn into a conspiracy involving the mysterious Le Pouvoir organisation. A sequel, Bird of Prey 2 followed in 1984.


Filming locations[edit]

Bird of Prey made heavy use of outdoor locations around the Docklands and City Of London while Bird of Prey 2 included the newly built Blackfriars in London and Silbury Boulevard in Milton Keynes.

Bird of Prey and Bird of Prey 2 were released together on DVD9 x 2, BBC 2 Entertain, CCTV30316 (Region 2 + 4 colour PAL, UK) in 2006.

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