The trials and tribulations of a diverse group of police officers in a northern England town.
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John McArdle ...  Supt. Jim Oulton / ... 38 episodes, 2001-2004
Chris Walker Chris Walker ...  PC Larry 'Tiger' Barton 38 episodes, 2001-2004
David Hargreaves David Hargreaves ...  Sgt. Bill Gentle 38 episodes, 2001-2004
Jonathan Kerrigan ...  PC Steve Traynor 30 episodes, 2001-2003
Eileen O'Brien Eileen O'Brien ...  Maddie Wright 30 episodes, 2001-2003
Michelle Holmes ...  Sgt. Connie Harper / ... 30 episodes, 2001-2003
Josie D'Arby ...  PC Jodie Finn 28 episodes, 2002-2004
Joanna Taylor ...  PC Jackie Brown 28 episodes, 2002-2004
Haydn Gwynne ...  Supt. Susan Blake 25 episodes, 2001-2002
Kathy Jamieson ...  Dawn Oulton 25 episodes, 2001-2003
Paul Bown Paul Bown ...  Dr. Al Blake 18 episodes, 2001-2002
Bernard Merrick Bernard Merrick ...  Sgt. Mark Salt / ... 18 episodes, 2002-2003
Julia Haworth ...  Jenny Oulton 16 episodes, 2001-2003
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The trials and tribulations of a diverse group of police officers in a northern England town.

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"Life Isn't Always Uniform!"
7 August 2002 | by skippyroo2000See all my reviews

Believable characters face the challenge of work alongside their everyday lives and the process of finding a balance between being a police officer on the beat and coping with a life outside of uniform runs as the main theme throughout this drama. Brilliant scripted storylines and great filming with a superb cast, including the wonderful Haydn Gwynne (as Superintendent Susan Blake), make Merseybeat one of the best cop dramas on the TV.


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Release Date:

16 July 2001 (UK) See more »

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Merseyside politistation See more »

Filming Locations:

Runcorn, Cheshire, England, UK See more »

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