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The Duty Men

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Third of nine programmes The Couriers
Tonight, the second of two films with the 'Romeos', a crack Customs cocaine target team, as Operation Renaissance accelerates.
There is clandestine day and night observation of the south London pub where the 'Mr Big ' is recruiting new couriers. Surveillance switches to Earls Court as the organiser and couriers are monitored purchasing their tickets for a run to Australia via South America to pick up the cocaine.
The Romeos shadow their departure from Heathrow and an undercover team of Customs and police are waiting for them in Australia. In south London, 60 officers prepare for a series of dawn raids. The cameras follow the action in Australia and to south London as officers use the 'big key' to enter the target premises. Meanwhile, the man the Romeos have targeted as their main suspect flies unknowingly into their arms at Heathrow.
Assistant producer ROGER COURTIOUR
Producer PAUL HAMANN (R)
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Contributors

Producer: Roger Courtiour
Producer: Paul Hamann






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