But watching him as a man who had so much dialogue every day to learn … he’d go to his Winnebago to do it and people would start to say ‘he’s not very sociable’. But I think that’s what happens when you carry a show or a ﬁlm on your shoulders. You actually do go and lock yourself away because you have to, in order to be on the ball. But he was a complete and utter professional and I kind of learned something from that [and how he was with me]. He was a very special man.
Before he was Jack Regan The other time Ray Winstone was in The Sweeney.
Full circle Last week: Ray Winstone talks about Plan B and The Sweeney, and how his first job was as an extra on the original TV series.
‘Don’t hit Ray’ More from the making of The Sweeney, this time a ﬁght sequence.
The Sweeney Filming last November in London. The blaggers have upgraded their gear since the 1970s.
The Sweeney There’s Ray looking badass as the new DI Regan. New Haskins almost looks like old Haskins with hair.
Don knows best Some days you just need to say no.