Building on the momentum caused from the runaway success of Desolation Boulevard, Sweet forged ahead and shoved Give Us a Wink out to satisfy their growing legions of rabid fans. Doing it all without the aid of Chinn & Chapman, they truly held their destiny in their own hands for the very first time…
The downbeat cover for the Section's headquarters was the scrap metal business of "Charlie Hunter" (a reference to The Richardson Gang). Produced by ABC Weekend Television and Thames Television, the program proved extremely popular and apart from four seasons between 1967 and 1972 there was a film
In the storylines interrogation is by means of torture, while extrajudicial killings are so routine they have a colour coded filing system. With the possible exception of La Femme Nikita, no TV series has ever presented a Western government agency in so sinister a light as Callan. Despite being an assassin who stays in the socially isolating job because it is the only thing he is good at, Callan is a sympathetic character by comparison to his sadistic upper class colleagues and implacable superior.
Callan was a late sixties-early seventies British action/drama television series created by James Mitchell. It starred Edward Woodward as Callan, an agent of a state secret service dealing with internal security threats to the United Kingdom. Though portrayed as having responsibilities similar to the real life MI5, Callan's fictional "Section" has carte blanche to use the most ruthless of methods.
The Callan Method offers learners lots of speaking and listening practice in the classroom. The Method consists of 12 levels, or stages. Together, these 12 stages take learners of English from the level of complete beginner all the way to advanced (C1).