1990 (1977)

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The series is set in a dystopian future in which Britain is under the grip of the Home Office's Department of Public Control (PCD), a tyrannically oppressive bureaucracy riding roughshod over the population's civil liberties. Edward Woodward plays Jim Kyle, a journalist on the last independent newspaper called The Star, who turns renegade and begins to fight the PCD covertly. The officials of the PCD, in turn, try to provide proof of Kyle's subversive activities.

  1. Wilfred Greatorex

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Series Cast

  1. Edward Woodward as Jim Kyle

    Edward Woodward

    Jim Kyle

    16 Episodes

  2. Robert Lang as Herbert Skardon

    Robert Lang

    Herbert Skardon

    16 Episodes

  3. Tony Doyle as Dave Brett

    Tony Doyle

    Dave Brett

    16 Episodes

  4. Paul Hardwick

    Faceless

    16 Episodes

  5. John Savident as Dan Mellor

    John Savident

    Dan Mellor

    9 Episodes

  6. Lisa Harrow as Lynn Blake

    Lisa Harrow

    Lynn Blake

    8 Episodes

  7. Yvonne Mitchell as Kate Smith

    Yvonne Mitchell

    Kate Smith

    8 Episodes

  8. Barbara Kellerman as Delly Lomas

    Barbara Kellerman

    Delly Lomas

    8 Episodes

  9. Clifton Jones as Henry Tasker

    Clifton Jones

    Henry Tasker

    8 Episodes

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Last Season

Series 2

1978 • 8 Episodes

Season 2 of 1990 premiered on February 20, 1978.

What Pleases the Prince

(2x8, April 10, 1978) Season Finale

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1990
1990

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Status Ended

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Type Scripted

Original Language English

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