How to Watch The Sweeney Online in The UK

Seasons: 4

Released: 1974–1978

Rated: TV-PG

8.0/10

Updated: 26th Jul, 2021
Genres: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Director: N/A

The cast of The Sweeney

John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

What is The Sweeney about?

British police series which revolutionised the genre on UK television in the mid 1970s. Jack Regan (see also 'Regan' (1974)) played by John Thaw is a hard edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police (called 'the Sweeney' from the Cockney rhyming slang 'Sweeney Todd' = 'Flying Squad'). He pursues villains by methods which are underhand, often illegal themselves, frequently violent and more often than not successful. The series was made on film a preserves a gritty realism inherited from such films as 'Get Carter' (1971)

Where to watch The Sweeney


Streaming on Amazon Prime Video

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Amazon pretty much built its popularity in the UK around shows like The Grand Tour, Vikings and Good Omens. But the addition of Live sports like the Premier League, International Rugby and Tennis mean it has become much more than that.
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If you’re a sports fan then Amazon wins hands down. Both providers have a fantastic selection of TV Shows and Films, and in this respect, it’s tough to separate them!

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Streaming on ITV

One of the most popular entertainment channels is now online. ITV brings its impressive and varied programming to the streaming market with Hub. All the shows and series are made available to the subscribers .

Got a question about ITV?

Users can watch all the episodes of selected shows across genres on theplatform.
There are no kids programming available on the platform.
Since ITV is a UK-based channel, users from other geographical locations cannot access the free content.

Benefits

  • Watch all your favourite ITV shows and series in one place.
  • Free for users in the UK.
  • Available on multiple platforms.
  • Selected sports content.