Callan: File on a Deadly Deadshot (Excerpt)
This excerpt is from the first story of the upcoming Callan - Volume 1.
Adapted from series creator James Mitchell’s Sunday Express Short Stories by his son Peter Mitchell, four new adventures will expand the themes explored in the television show.
David Callan works for The Section, a top-secret counter-espionage organisation. He’s a killer, a trained assassin, and the best at what he does.
1.1 File on a Deadly Deadshot by James Mitchell, adapted by Peter Mitchell
With Lonely posing as his gentleman’s gentleman, the section’s top operative David Callan is sent to a country estate in Northumberland to infiltrate a rich men’s shooting party. One of his companions is an assassin but which one? High living and high stakes on the grouse moors as Callan attempts to work out which of the dead-shots is a man-hunter.
Written By: James Mitchell, adapted by Peter Mitchell
Directed By: Ken Bentley
Ben Miles (Callan), Frank Skinner (Lonely), Nicholas Briggs (Hunter), Jane Slavin (Liz), Nicholas Asbury (Lord Marsden), David Rintoul (Baumer), Justin Avoth (Endicott), Glen McReady (Minns), Louis Tamone (Lorimer). Other parts played by members of the cast.
Producers David Richardson & Emma Haigh
Script Editor John Dorney
Executive Producers Peter Mitchell, Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nicholas Briggs