PG certificateDefence of the Realm is a Film programme that first aired in 1985 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Defence of the Realm is a 3 star programme


Defence of the Realm (1985)

Directed by
David Drury

Reporter Nick Mullen investigates the disgrace of an MP. The politician was due to ask questions about two boys' escape from a borstal. Mullen uncovers a link between their flight and a potentially lethal incident at a US airbase. Well-made British conspiracy tale.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1985

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Filmed in Colour

When is Defence of the Realm next on TV?

It's next showing on Talking Pictures Tomorrow, 4:00pm and on Talking Pictures November 3rd, 7:30pm. See more...


Image for Gabriel ByrneGabriel Byrne...Nicholas Mullen
Greta Scacchi...Nina Beckman
Image for Denholm ElliottDenholm Elliott...Vernon Bayliss
Ian Bannen...Dennis Markham
Fulton Mackay...Victor Kingsbrook
Image for Bill PatersonBill Paterson...Jack Macleod
David Calder...Harry Champion
Frederick Treves...Arnold Reece
Image for Robbie ColtraneRobbie Coltrane...Leo McAskey
Annabel Leventon...Trudy Markham
Graham Fletcher-Cook...Micky Parker
Steven Woodcock...Steven Dyce
Alexei Jawdokimov...Dietrich Kleist
Danny Webb...Danny Royce
Prentis Hancock...Frank Longman