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01Drama20150813

Philip Palmer's series about ex-military wargamer Bradley Shoreham returns to find him back in the City. He has been summoned for an audience with industrialist and international financier Alessandra Pacetti. Thus begins a deadly game that threatens to become all too real for those caught up in its complex schemes.

Directed by Toby Swift

This is the third series of 'Red and Blue', Philip Palmer's drama series focusing on the work of Lieutenant Colonel Bradley Shoreham (Tim Woodward). After leaving the British Army, Shoreham became a Consultant Subject Matter Expert. He spends his working life creating war games for training purposes. Fictional they may be but the higher the level of authenticity, the greater their value to the participants. And when governments and major corporations are paying for training they expect a high return for their money.

In the last series, Shoreham had an abrasive encounter with leading hedge fund supremo, Malcolm Pemberley. Now he reluctantly accepts an invitation back to the City, a world far removed from his natural habitat. Military work was never so dangerous as this.

02Drama20150820

Philip Palmer's series about ex-military wargamer Bradley Shoreham this time sees him hired to stress test the emergency services where his divide and rule tactics soon provoke hostility. Meanwhile his spectacular falling out with the super-rich hedge fund baroness, Alessandra Pacetti, threatens further shocking repercussions.

Directed by Gemma Jenkins

03Drama20150827

Philip Palmer's series about ex-military wargamer Bradley Shoreham this time sees him challenging a flood defence team's strategy where, faced with the unexpected, he's forced to rewrite his game-plan. Hedge fund baroness, Alessandra Pacetti, the woman who tried to have him killed, continues to pursue him until cornered, a battle-scarred Bradley pushes her into revealing her hand.

Directed by Gemma Jenkins.

0101Hearts And Minds20120411

By Philip Palmer.

Former British Army officer Bradley Shoreham works as a defence consultant. The 'war game' he has created may only be a simulation but he is about to find that its consequences are rather more real than he would like.

Bradley Shoreham....Tim Woodward

Emma Macintosh....Tracy Wiles

Fergus O'Donnell....Lloyd Hutchinson

Cooper....Peter Hamilton Dyer

Lt.Col. Mackay....Don Gilet

Major General Gibbs....James Lailey

Brigadier Harper....Gerard McDermott

Sergeant Evans....Tom Meredith

Desk Sergeant....Harry Livingstone

Directed by Toby Swift

Red and Blue, Philip Palmer's trilogy of plays, focuses on Bradley Shoreham (Tim Woodward). After leaving the British Army, Shoreham became a Consultant Subject Matter Expert. He spends his working life creating war games for training purposes. Fictional they may be but the higher the level of authenticity the greater their value to the participants. And when governments are paying for training they expect a high return for their money.

In 'Hearts and Minds', Shoreham discovers how quickly the politics of his virtual world can spill out into the real world.

In 'Behind Enemy Lines', Shoreham has decreed that Troy is at war with Sparta. Special Forces are involved in a field exercise as part of larger simulated war game. A squadron of British soldiers faces a challenge that will test them to the limit. Cast includes Warren Brown, Liz White and Ifan Meredith.

'Terror' finds Shoreham having lunch with a Brigadier (Bill Paterson) who is on secondment to the Ministry of Defence. He has been invited to discuss war game scenarios involving terror attacks on London. But just how hypothetical is this consultation?

Shoreham discovers how quickly virtual world politics can spill out into the real world.

0102Behind Enemy Lines20120418

By Philip Palmer

Troy is at war with Sparta in Bradley Shoreham's latest war game. A team of British Special Forces are about to face a challenge that will test them to the limit.

Bradley Shoreham....Tim Woodward

Tom....Ifan Meredith

Ricky....Warren Brown

Julie....Liz White

Andy....Don Gilet

Jim....Paddy Wallace

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko.

In Bradley latest war game, a team of British Special Forces are tested to the limit.

0103 LASTTerror20120425

By Philip Palmer

Military consultant Bradley Shoreham has been invited to discuss possible war game scenarios involving new terror attacks on London. But just how hypothetical is this consultation?

Bradley Shoreham....Tim Woodward

Brigadier Fraser....Bill Paterson

The Waiter....James Lailey

Defence Secretary....Christine Absalom

Head of Intelligence....Peter Hamilton Dyer

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko.

Shoreham has been invited to discuss war game scenarios involving attacks on London.

0201Sacrifice20130823

The return of Philip Palmer's series following wargame exercise writer Bradley Shoreham. Shoreham's latest training scenario places Yorkshire at the centre of a global pandemic alert. Its credibility rests on the successful recruitment of the formidable Dr. Hoffman.

Directed by Toby Swift

A second series of Red and Blue, Philip Palmer's drama series focusing on the work of Lieutenant Colonel Bradley Shoreham (Tim Woodward). After leaving the British Army, Shoreham became a Consultant Subject Matter Expert. He spends his working life creating war games for training purposes. Fictional they may be but the higher the level of authenticity the greater their value to the participants. And when governments and major corporations are paying for training they expect a high return for their money.

The other episodes:

In 'Ransomware', he's been hired by a City hedge fund to test its cyber-security in a planned exercise.

In 'Shadow', Shoreham finds himself on an oil rig in the North Sea, testing the safety protocols and the rig's security.

0202Ransomware20130830

By Philip Palmer

Under constant threat from hackers, financial institutions take cybersecurity very seriously. A City hedge fund has hired war-gaming expert Bradley Shoreham to test its networks in a planned exercise. Although barely computer literate himself, Shoreham has prepared a whole box of cyber tricks to do battle with the firm's IT experts. And he's prepared to play dirty in order to demonstrate how a multi-million pound business can be brought to its knees.

Director: Eoin O'Callaghan

A second series of Red and Blue; Philip Palmer's trilogy that focuses on Bradley Shoreham (Tim Woodward). After leaving the British Army, Shoreham became a Consultant Subject Matter Expert. He spends his working life creating war games for training purposes. Fictional they may be but the higher the level of authenticity the greater their value to the participants. And when governments are paying for training they expect a high return for their money.

In 'Sacrifice', Bradley tries to convince an eminent scientist to take part in a war-game exercise that explores a major pandemic outbreak in the UK.

In 'Shadow', Shoreham finds himself on an oil rig in the North Sea, testing the safety protocols and the rig's security.

AD03 LASTShadow20130906

Tom Wilson runs an oil rig in the North Sea. It's a challenging job at the best of times. But today he's being put through his paces by wargame exercise writer Bradley Shoreham who has invented all manner of crises to push him and his crew to the limit and beyond.

Directed by Toby Swift

Part of the second series of Red and Blue, Philip Palmer's drama focusing on the work of Lieutenant Colonel Bradley Shoreham (Tim Woodward). After leaving the British Army, Shoreham became a Consultant Subject Matter Expert. He spends his working life creating war games for training purposes. Fictional they may be but the higher the level of authenticity, the greater their value to the participants. And when governments and major corporations are paying for training, they expect a high return for their money.