The Locksmith (DVD)
Warren Clarke, Chris Gascoyne, John Simm and Sheila Kelley star in BBC's 1997 drama about an honest man taking the law into his own hands.
Roland Pierce (Warren Clarke) is a locksmith who is proud of his trade. He is an honest craftsman, unlike is apprentice Barry, who prefers to party.
One day Roland's ex-wife is nearly killed in an attempted robbery, and his life starts to spin out of control.
The police are convinced they have caught the man, a local junkie (John Simm) who is known locally for causing trouble. But Roland does not believe they have the right man, and decides to hunt down the perpetrator and take the law into his own hands.
The consequences of his actions will haunt him forever.
This drama launched the career of John Simm (Life on Mars), and features a career-defining performance from Warren Clarke.
Genre: Tv Series
Year of production: 1997
Director: Chris Bernard, Lawrence Gordon Clark, Alan Dossor
Running Time: 296 min
Cat No: 163505