The Professionals (ITV)

The Professionals - 50's TV

Notes from Producer Brian Clemens’ writing brief for The Professionals:

  1. Any political motivations must be subjugated to the ordinary human involvement.
  2. Keep the relationship with Ray and Bodie – with Cowley – firmly in the foreground.
  3. Steal situations from the headlines.
  4. Keep it moving. Fast.

The Professionals was producer Brian Clemens’ follow-up to his worldwide hit, The Avengers. It was launched by  LWT in 1977, and Michael Feeney Callan  joined the writing team in 1979.