BIRMINGHAM & WEST MIDLANDS: BBC Play for Today TV - Gangsters BBC - One Mile Way TV - Gangs of Britain TV - Gangs of Britain TV - Peaky Blinders TV - Panorama: The Hunt for Britain's Slave Gangs TV - Clubbed 2009 -
17,347. High Voltage Drama. BBC Play for Today 1975: Gangsters, writer Philip Martin, starring Maurice Colbourne & Ahmed Khalil & Elizabeth Cassidy & Saeed Jaffrey & Alibe Parsons & Paul Barber & Robert Lee et al, opening caption
17,348. Revenge: Blood on blood? Death on death? On and on? No. (Gangstas: Birmingham & Revenge) ibid. Maurice
17,349. The so-called Asian Mafia. ibid. News reporter
17,350. I know everything in this city, me. Everything in Brum that moves, breathes or speaks I know about it, and how to profit from it. ibid. Rawlinson
17,351. Why should we jeopardise all this for the sake of killing this one Kline fellow? ibid. Aslam to Rawlinson
17,352. Incident One ... Judge Brian Bush said not long ago that Birmingham is in danger of becoming synonymous with corruption. Gangsters s1e1 BBC 1975-1978 starring Maurice Colbourne & Adhmed Khalil & Elizabeth Cassidy & Saeed Jaffrey & Alibe Parsons & Paul Barber & Robert Lee et al, writer Philip Martin, directors Alastair Reid & Roger Tucker & Kenneth Ives, adapted from Play For Today
17,353. Your friend Rawlinson – I came to the conclusion after much patient observation that he was a front man for a consortium of investors who had put the money gained from corruption to work in the underworld of Midlands crime. But I’ve convinced they exist and hold positions of power. ibid. Khan
17,354. Show them the fur and hear them purr. ibid. Dermot, strip-joint owner
17,355. The man wants two things – my money and your life. ibid. Dermot to Malleson
17,356. Ever since I came out of the nick I’ve been running. Gangsters 1e2, Kline to Dermot, with Khan
17,357. Every sonofabitch had better learn to take the word – from me! ibid.
17,358. I’d sooner trust my balls to a barracuda. ibid.
17,359. This multiracial conglomerate. ibid. Aslam
17,360. Those nig-nogs and stupid paddies! Gangsters s1e3, Kuldip in car
17,361. Crime is no longer a matter of busting heads and blowing up banks; crime now is too subtle, too complex, too creative an activity to be left in the bungling hands of the common criminal. (Gangstas & Crime) ibid. Rafiq to Kuldip
17,362. Take one orgasm – one – and multiply it a thousand times and that’s what H does for me. (Gangstas & Heroin) ibid. Anne to Kline
17,363. It’s gotta stop. And I’m gonna do it how? Heroin OD, right? You fill the hype, then you find the vein, then you insert the needle into the thin brown arm. (Gangstas UK & Heroin) Gangsters s1e4
17,364. I need something to justify your remaining at liberty. (Gangstas UK & Liberty) ibid. Khan to Kline
17,365. Leave Malleson to me. Gangsters s1e5, Kline to Sarah
17,366. You don’t realise what we’re into: people double-cross, lie, cheat, steal, kill for just a speck of the stash we’re carrying. ibid. Sarah to Kline
17,367. When do we rip off Malleson? Gangsters s1e6, CIA woman to Kline
17,368. I’m not going back inside. ibid. Malleson
17,369. Sir George? Might I interrupt your proceedings. ibid. Khan with rozzers
17,370. Now you will call yourself initiate. Gangsters s2e1, Triad ceremony
17,371. Triad gangsters – bring them to book. ibid. Khan’s father to Khan on visit to Pakistan
17,372. Protection, terror and a drug called heroin. (Gangstas & Heroin) ibid. Khan to triad boss
17,373. Soon it’ll be raining heroin all over Britain! (Gangstas & Heroin) ibid. Triad boss
17,374. We are conducting a war against the Triads, Mr Kline. Gangsters s2e2: The Red Executioner, Khan
17,375. Everybody seems to think I need protection. ibid. Kline
17,376. The man upstairs is known as Red Stick. Gangsters 2e3, Lily
17,377. Without it I am a dead man. ibid. Chinese bloke
17,378. So dark in the wood. ibid. Anne recovers
17,379. We’re obligated. Gangsters s2e4: Double Peril, John to Anne
17,380. I’m not a bloody oracle. ibid. Kuldip to Khan
17,381. To us he is known as the White Devil. Gangsters s2e5: The White Devil, Lily to Kline
17,382. On the trail of the white elephant, one might say. ibid. Rafiq
17,383. Birmingham is the place for dark satanic mills. ibid. Khan's father to Khan
17,384. Give the delayed touch of death to one John Kline. Gangsters s2e6: East of the Equator, W C Fields guy
17,385. You show more bloody affection to Kuldrip than you do me. ibid. Rafiq to Lily
17,386. We are the gangstas! ibid. Football crowd chant
17,387. How was England? Wonderful. ibid. Khan senior
17,388. B21 Burgers [Handsworth Park] v B6 Johnsons [Aston Park] divided by Birchfield Road. (Gangstas & Birmingham) Penny Woolcock, One Mile Away, Channel 4 2013
17,389. This cannot be living ... there’s more to it than this. (Gangstas & Birmingham) ibid. geezer
17,390. This is a war over nothing. (Gangstas UK & Birmingham) ibid.
17,391. The government’s having a party – and they’re calling it Illuminati. (Gangstas UK & Illuminati & Birmingham) ibid. rap lyric
17,392. This is a black holocaust. (Gangstas UK & Birmingham) ibid.
17,393. Handsworth Riots 1985: v Police & National Front. (Gangstas UK & Riots) ibid. caption
17,394. We’re arguing over post-codes that don’t belong to us. (Gangstas UK & Birmingham) ibid. geezer
17,395. The tragic killing of Letisha Shakespeare and Charlene Ellis on New Year's Day 2003. (Gangstas UK & Birmingham) ibid. news
17,396. 4 days of violence ... shooting and a two-year-old child was trampled on. (Gangstas UK & Birmingham) ibid.
17,397. Handsworth Riots 2011. (Gangstas UK & Riots & Birmingham) ibid.
17,398. A generation of youth that is lost. (Gangstas UK & Birmingham) ibid.
17,399. A Birmingham gang called The Brummagems were the top dogs and built up a criminal network reaching far beyond their city. The Brummagems made fortunes from race-track extortion. (Gangstas UK & Birmingham) Gangs of Britain with Gary and Martin Kemp: Birmingham
17,400. Over eighty years later in 2003 another Birmingham gang kills innocent bystanders and shocks the nation. (Gangstas UK & Birmingham) ibid.
17,401. One of the oldest and bloodiest fueds in recent years has been between two black gangs the Johnson Crew named after a cafe in Johnson Street and the Burger Bar Boys. (Gangstas UK & Birmingham) ibid.
17,402. In the south the Brummagems faced tough competition from a major Italian crime family called the Sabinis. (Gangstas UK & Birmingham) ibid.
17,403. The murder of Charlene Ellis and Letisha Shakespeare was so shocking it created a stand-off between the city's gangs. (Gangstas UK & Birmingham) ibid.
20,840. He was a front-door philosopher, and studied the art of fighting without fighting. Well, most of the time. (GBH Films & Fight & Gangstas UK: Birmingham) Clubbed 2009 starring Colin Salmon & Natalie Gumede & Mel Raido & Shaun Parks & Scot Williams & Maxine Peake & Neil Morrisey & Ronnie Fox & Anthony Ghosh et al, director Neil Thompson, commentary
20,841. For the first time in my life I had fought back. (GBH Films & Fight & Gangstas UK: Birmingham) ibid.
20,842. Fuck me, the girls were tidy; it was wall to wall peach. And I was in heaven. But there was another side to the club, a darker side that Louis seemed oblivious to – the dealing. (GBH Films & Nightclub & Gangstas UK: Birmingham) ibid.
20,843. Everyone deserve a chance to walk away. (GBH Films & Gangstas UK: Birmingham) ibid. Louis
20,844. Watch My Back: A Gangster’s Story. (GBH Films & Gangstas UK: Birmingham) ibid. Danny’s book