The Security Men
One-off comedy drama about a group of night security guards who must create an elaborate scheme to hide the fact they've let a robbery occur
- Comedy Drama
- Brendan O'Carroll, Bobby Ball, Dean Andrews, Peter Wight, Paddy McGuinness, Archie Kelly, Ben-Ryan Davies, Denice Hope and John Rawling
- Caroline Aherne and Jeff Pope
- David Drury
- Jeff Pope
Comedy drama telling the story of four hapless security guards in a shopping centre whose normally mundane routine is thrown into chaos when a robbery threatens to expose their idleness.
With boss Kenneth on his break, Jimmy, Duckers and Ray seize the opportunity to switch the alarms off and enter an electrical store to watch the big boxing match in HD with surround sound.
Caught red-handed, the trio persuade a reluctant Kenneth to let them watch the fight until the end. Their high energy and laughs soon become despair when they turn the alarms back on and discover, to their horror, a jewellers in the centre has been broken into.
The Security Men observes as Kenneth, Jimmy, Duckers and Ray must create an elaborate scheme in a bid to hold onto their posts.
- Production company
- Laugh track
- First broadcast
- Friday 12th April 2013 on ITV at 9pm
- Episode length
- 1 hour
- Last repeat
- Friday 23rd March 2018 at 10:00pm on ITV3