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The Black and Blue Lamp 

In 1949, Tom Riley is arrested for the murder of PC George Dixon. As he awaits interrogation at the station, he is mysteriously transported into an episode of "The Filth", a 1988 police series where the hard men rule.

Director:

Guy Slater

Writer:

Arthur Ellis
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Kenneth Cranham ... Supt. Cherry
Karl Johnson ... PC Hughes
Sean Chapman ... Tom Riley
John Woodvine ... Supt. Hammond
Ralph Brown ... Insp. Drury
Nick Stringer ... Sgt. Brooks
Peter Lovstrom ... PC Sneed
Ian Brimble ... PC Totley
Barry Woolgar Barry Woolgar ... Insp. Rogers
Garrick Hagon ... Police surgeon
Anthony Smee Anthony Smee ... Mr. Bromley Sr.
Paddy Ryan Paddy Ryan ... Mr. Bromley Jr.
Jonathan Chater Jonathan Chater ... Fat boy
Kathy Burke ... Voiceover
Christopher Driscoll Christopher Driscoll ... Voiceover
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Storyline

In 1949, Tom Riley is arrested for the murder of PC George Dixon. As he awaits interrogation at the station, he is mysteriously transported into an episode of "The Filth", a 1988 police series where the hard men rule.

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Spoofs The Blue Lamp (1950) See more »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 1988 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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