Starring John Woodvine as the highly experienced Detective Chief Superintendent Kingdom, New Scotland Yard presents an authentic portrayal of detective work in the increasingly violent London of the 1970s. With ex-Chief Superintendent Frank Williams (former head of the Yard's Murder Squad) acting as adviser, this second series also includes appearances by Dennis Waterman, Don Henderson, Philip Madoc, George Baker and Michael Kitchen. Having faced a disciplinary board on charges of misconduct, Detective Inspector Alan Ward has been demoted to the rank of uniformed sergeant. But he soon has other things to occupy his mind as he assists his workaholic colleague in tackling some of the capital's most high-profile, complex and distressing cases - from bomb scares, to murder and serious organised crime. For Kingdom and Ward, danger is ever present... and, at times, terrifyingly close to home.