Episodes (15)

S07E01 · Feedback

Aug 27, 1975

A Wheels on Meals van is stolen and it is used it to attack the recluse father of Councillor Fordham. One of the robber's is a girl, who badly beats him and takes his safe but not before "Old" Fordham groped his attacker.

High Life
S07E02 · High Life

Sep 03, 1975

A young boy discovers a dead body in a car that has driven off the road. The man is chemist Maurice Sims who has been poisoned. Sims is part of a group of middle class swingers and has an eye for a number of ladies. Who killed him?

S07E03 · Protection

Sep 10, 1975

Cafe Terni, restaurant owner Mr Chapman has made the "Good Food Guide" now he is attracted the attention of a protection racket. Next day he is visited by "D.I. Andrews" who offers help from the police at a price.

S07E04 · Grass

Sep 17, 1975

PC's Dodds, Perry and W.P.C Arthur are embedded, at safe house, with supergrass Charlie Grant, who has given information on 17 robberies. Charlie's wife and son make their feelings, on grassing, known and Charlie makes a break for it.

S07E05 · Bargains

Sep 24, 1975

Det. Chief Insp. Hawkins and Sgt Evans mount a operation into the theft from high end dress makers and now available on Kingley Market. The pair discover a thriving market of copied originals that are made on demand

The Talking Doll
S07E06 · The Talking Doll

Oct 01, 1975

Following a fire, Julie, widow of former fence Alfie Brent says she is being forced out her business. The people who really own it are only going to make her a deal but on their terms. Julie attempts to play them off against the police.

And with What Measure?
S07E07 · And with What Measure?

Oct 08, 1975

PC Lincoln gets a tip of a robbery at Hobbs Tailors. D.C.I. Hawkins' team make two straightforward arrests on the premises and a third nearby. However, when it comes to court, they find themselves accused of "verballing" a confession

Female of the Species
S07E08 · Female of the Species

Oct 15, 1975

An armed man claims he has placed six bombs in a department store and wants £10,000 to tell them where before they explode. The man is Maurice Hobbes is a washed up villain working as a front for a dangerous woman.

A Person Unknown
S07E09 · A Person Unknown

Oct 22, 1975

A decomposed body of a male has been found in Kingley Woods. The body could have there from up to two years and has been stabbed and shot. The same gun was used by Alec Kenny but he has been jail for over two years

S07E10 · Homicide

Oct 29, 1975

Jack and Jenny Price home is burgled and £10,000 stolen. Businessman Price realises that only one other person would know where the money is hidden, in his home, and baits a trap. He shoots the intruder who flees but later dies.

Dorothy's Birthday
S07E11 · Dorothy's Birthday

Nov 05, 1975

D.C.S. Watt gets a tip off that a big Melbourne shoplifting gang are heading for Mosby and Kane's in Kingley. A big surveillance operation is set in place but the only person caught is petty shoplifter with a complicated family life.

Whose Side Are You On?
S07E12 · Whose Side Are You On?

Nov 12, 1975

D.C.I. Hawkins leads the inquiry into an attack, in a local night club, on PC Raven. This is the third policeman attacked in two weeks and his wife demands answers. PC Snow plays the diplomat when escorts a Commonwealth detective.

S07E13 · Choirboy

Nov 19, 1975

Vic Welsh is trying to recruit George Hartley as a getaway driver. Welsh has no record but has been behind a string of big jobs. Hartley goes to PC Snow for help. The job is worth £140,000 but Hartley needs £1,500 in payment.

On Call
S07E14 · On Call

Nov 26, 1975

Arthur Davisworth receives an anonymous call offering him a new sealing process that has past the trial stage at Sidwich and Reynolds. He was offer this process for £10,000. There is bad blood after Reynolds may have stole his process.

Blind Alley
S07E15 · Blind Alley

Dec 03, 1975

Mr. Justice Ballantyre is about to move into Orchard Cottage, in Bathurst. About to spend three days in the area the building is set on fire. An FDR (Free the Daventry Resisters) leaflet is left by a group squatters who he sentenced.


Softly Softly: Task Force Season 7 (1975) is released on Aug 27, 1975 and the latest season 8 of Softly Softly: Task Force is released in 1976. Watch Softly Softly: Task Force online - the English Crime TV series from United Kingdom. Softly Softly: Task Force is directed by Frank Cox,David Sullivan Proudfoot,Gilchrist Calder,Peter Cregeen and created by Ewart Alexander with Frank Windsor and Norman Bowler.

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Softly Softly: Task Force, Task Force Police


United Kingdom



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British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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