Dead Head (TV series)
|Created by||Howard Brenton|
|Directed by||Rob Walker|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of episodes||4|
|Running time||50 Minutes|
|Original release||15 January 1986 - 5 February 1986|
Petty criminal Eddy Cass (Lawson) receives a mysterious box that proves to contain the head of a young woman. This involves Cass in a conspiracy by the British security services to frame him for the crimes of a sadistic serial murderer of prostitutes.
The Times called it an "intriguing tale," though "neither a pleasant thriller to watch nor to contemplate"; while The Guardian thought it had "lashings of panache and style"; and writing in 1996, the Evening Standard called it the "only British series that came close to Twin Peaks jocular malice."
- "Dead Head". 15 January 1986. p. 59 – via BBC Genome.
- "Anything for England (1986)". BFI.
- Burton, Alan (31 January 2018). "Looking-Glass Wars: Spies on British Screens since 1960". Vernon Press – via Google Books.
- "Dead Head". 15 April 2013 – via Amazon.