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Danger UXB was a 1979 British ITV television series about a squad of Royal Engineers with the duty of defusing unexploded ordnance in England during the Blitz in World War II. It starred Anthony Andrews as Lieutenant Brian Ash, a newly commissioned officer assigned to 347 Section of 97 Tunneling Company, Royal Engineers, which has been assigned to explosive ordnance disposal duties. Maurice Roëves played Sergeant James, his section sergeant. Naturally, the series primarily featured military storylines, but there was a strong and touching romantic thread provided by Susan Mount (Judy Geeson), with whom Ash falls in love. The programme was titled and partly based on the the memoirs of Major A. B. Hartley, M.B.E, RE, Unexploded Bomb, the UXB standing-for UneXploded Bomb. The series was filmed in 1978 in and around the Clapham/Streatham/Tooting area of London. The program appeared on U.S. television on PBS as part of Masterpiece Theatre from 1980 to 1981.
|S01E01||Dead Man's Shoes||00/00/0000||Newly-promoted Second Lieutentant Brian Ash joins his new regiment only to find that they are assigned to bomb disposal in London. Ash is thrown in at the deep end when he and his men are sent to a bomb site.|
|S01E02||Unsung Heroes||00/00/0000||Ash tackles a bomb that is not considered vital with a new fuse extractor that doesn't work properly. New Lieutenant Machin is placed with Ash to get some on-the-job training. Major Francis criticises Ash after a patriotic magazine article profiles 347 Section.|
|S01E03||Just like a Woman||00/00/0000||Ash and Machin are recalled to London from a bomb disposal course and attend to a bomb in a school yard that is dangerously close to a telephone exchange. When another bomb is uncovered close by, Ash reluctantly allows Machin to defuse the his first bomb.|
|S01E04||Cast Iron Killer||00/00/0000||Ash is ordered to take a defused bomb direct to a scientist working on ways to get around the booby-trap timer.|
|S01E05||The Silver Lining||00/00/0000||A bomb under a nightclub provides 347 Section with an opportunity for a little recreation. Ash admits that he is smitten with Susan.|
|S01E06||The Quiet Weekend||00/00/0000||Ash and Susan go off for a quiet weekend away but Ash is recalled to deal with an unexploded bomb and Susan returns home to find her husband waiting for her.|
|S01E07||Digging Out||00/00/0000||Ash works on a bomb outside a destroyed office building while the men of 347 Section try to rescue a woman trapped inside and with another bomb right beside her.|
|S01E08||Bad Company||00/00/0000||Newly-promoted Major Francis takes command of the unit and proceeds to enforce new disciplines, but his chief target seems to be Ash and his men.|
|S01E09||Seventeen Seconds to Glory||00/00/0000||347 Section cooperates with the Royal Navy to deal with a bomb that has a 17-second fuse. Ash decides to ask Susan to marry him.|
|S01E10||Butterfly Winter||00/00/0000||The Germans have been dropping a new butterfly bomb that are proving difficult to defuse. 347 Section is one of a number of units called to a small English village to deal with them.|
|S01E11||Dead Letter||00/00/0000||Ash is assigned to Cambridge to help Dr. Gillespie with the new Y fuse, and meets Susan again.|
|S01E12||The Pier||00/00/0000||The Company packs up and moves to the coast where they are to clear the beaches of dozens of British mines laid in preparation for a German invasion.|
|S01E13||With Love from Adolf||00/00/0000||Ash convalesces after a near-fatal accident while defusing a mine. With his mobility severely impaired, he is to be reassigned to light duties away from the bomb disposal unit.|