All 13 episodes from the first series of the TV show starring Richard O'Sullivan as the notorious highwayman. In 'Swiftnick' Dick Turpin helps out innkeeper Mrs Smith and her son Nick when the evil Sir John Glutton threatens them with eviction. 'The Capture' sees Turpin lured into a trap by the bogus Lady Kinnerton. 'The Champion' has prize-fighter Tom Bracewell lend a hand when Turpin comes to the aid of a village being terrorised by the fanatical Nightingale. 'The Poacher' finds Turpin and Swiftnick attempting to flush out a poacher on their manor. In 'The Pursuit' Turpin and Swiftnick pursue a highwayman and spend the night at the home of Mrs Bedingfield and her two beautiful daughters. 'The Blacksmith' sees the duo kidnap Sir John Glutton and offer him to Spiker in exchange for Turpin's imprisoned blacksmith friend Sam Morgan. 'The Imposter' has Sir John employ a man to pose as Turpin in order to sully his name with the locals. 'The Upright Man' finds Turpin attempting to help the widow of his hanged friend Ben Hawk when she is shunned by the community. In 'The Whipping Boy' the Duke of Hertford requests that top thief-taker Colonel Tobias Moat track down Turpin and Swiftnick after they rob him. 'The Hero' sees Nigel Ffoulkes-Withers posing as Turpin in order to prevent the arranged marriage between his sweetheart Phyllida Tranter and Spiker. 'The Turncoat' has Sir John Glutton ask Turpin for help in recovering some incriminating letters. 'Jail-birds' finds Turpin and Swiftnick captured due to the latter's impetuousness. Finally, in 'The Hostages', Swiftnick acts alone after discovering that Sir John is holding two children hostage at Rookham Hall.
The notorious highwayman is brought to life by Richard O'Sullivan in the second series of the 1970s drama. Turpin returns from army service overseas to find his inheritance dispossessed and turns to a life of crime, assisted by his sidekick Swiftnick, while trying to avoid capture by the evil Sir John Glutton (Christopher Benjamin). Includes all 13 episodes: 'The Fox - Part One'; 'The Fox - Part Two'; 'Blood Money'; 'Deadlier Than the Male'; 'The Elixir of Life'; 'The Thief-Taker'; 'The Judge'; 'Sentence of Death - Part One'; 'Sentence of Death - Part Two'; 'The Godmother'; 'The Secret Folk'; 'The King's Shilling' and 'The Hanging.'