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The Drugs Raid 

A well-planned drugs raid goes amiss when an informer of DI Galloway's is stabbed and the supplier manages to get away in a car which bears diplomatic plates.

Director:

John Woods

Writers:

Geoff McQueen (deviser), Barry Appleton

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Richard ... Sgt. Cryer
John Salthouse ... Det. Insp. Galloway
Peter Ellis Peter Ellis ... Chief Supt. Brownlow
Tony Scannell Tony Scannell ... Det. Sgt. Roach
Jon Iles Jon Iles ... Det. Con. Dashwood
Trudie Goodwin ... W.P.C. Ackland
Gary Olsen Gary Olsen ... P.C. Litten
Colin Blumenau Colin Blumenau ... P.C. Edwards
Mark Wingett ... P.C. Carver
Roger Leach Roger Leach ... Sgt. Penny
Nula Conwell Nula Conwell ... W.P.C. Martella
Robert Hudson Robert Hudson ... P.C. Smith
Ashley Gunstock Ashley Gunstock ... P.C. Frank
Jeff Stewart Jeff Stewart ... P.C. Hollis (as Jeffrey Stewart)
Norman Beaton Norman Beaton ... Tombo Robertson
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Storyline

A well-planned drugs raid goes amiss when an informer of DI Galloway's is stabbed and the supplier manages to get away in a car which bears diplomatic plates.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Trivia

Norman Beaton (Tomboy Robertson-the informant) is better known as Desmond from the 80's sitcom of the same name. See more »

Quotes

[Sgt. Cryer enters the charge room to find it jam-packed with the suspects from the drugs raid, along with a stressed Sgt. Penny, who is taking their names down]
Sgt. Penny: [raises his voice to all the suspects in the charge room] One at a time, what do think I am, a bloody robot? LET'S HAVE SOME QUIET, PLEASE!
Sgt. Cryer: [to Penny] 'Ere, is that perspiration on your forehead?
Sgt. Penny: How would you know?
Sgt. Cryer: Listen, I've got someone to make an old man very happy.
[Sure enough, Maggie, along with Miss Newnham, enters the charge room]
Sgt. Penny: Oh...
[...]
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Details

Country:

UK

Release Date:

20 November 1984 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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