The Beat

Programme Guide: The Beat PDF (7TV 1st edition)


The Serious Crimes Unit, popularly known among law-abiding citizens and villains alike as the Beat, is a specialist branch of London’s Metropolitan Police. Its operational remit is the prevention and investigation of armed or dangerous crimes across the capital and beyond.

Find out more about 7TV‘s grittiest show in this 48 page PDF.

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Each Programme Guide details one 7TV cast in maximum detail. The Beat are the Serious Crime Unit located in the unscrupulous metropolitan manor of Greendock, E20 and led by maverick cop DI Frank Skelton. This 48 page PDF contains the following:

  • Making The Beat: The off-screen history behind the 7TV Studios grittiest show
  • Watching The Beat: The on-screen history of Skelton and his brave bobbies, compiled from all three series of transmitted material
  • The Beat Episode Guide: A brief synopsis of all known surviving episodes
  • The Beat Script Extracts: Get a flavour of the show with these great script extracts
  • Playing The Beat: Investigate the tactics, 9 exclusive Event cards, new Special Effects, vehicles and the weaponry of the SCU.
  • The Beat Locations: A tour of Greendock, E20 from the Nick to the Nag’s Head.
  • The Cast of The Beat: Full profiles for all of show’s most important figures, including DI Frank Skelton, DS Lenny Kennedy, WPC Cathy Black and DC Drew Falstaff. Try the new Beat Detective archetype, and the new Extras which include the ever popular Beat Constable and the sneaky Grass.
  • New Episode: It’s a trap! The Beat must survive a lock-in as they try to escape from a wave of thugs  in The Party Seven Samurai, with full cast lists
  • Criminal casts: Rules and stats for playing all manner of miscreants, include new Evidence rules and tokens.
  • Most Wanted: Details of some of the The Beat’s most dangerous opponents including the Slater Family, The Professor and the drivers of The Britannian Job.