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Jack Warner ...
 PC George Dixon / ... (432 episodes, 1955-1976)
Peter Byrne ...
 Det. Sgt. Andy Crawford / ... (424 episodes, 1955-1975)
Geoffrey Adams ...
 Det. Con. Lauderdale / ... (298 episodes, 1958-1972)
Arthur Rigby ...
 Station Sgt. Flint / ... (253 episodes, 1955-1965)
Jeanette Hutchinson ...
 Mary Crawford / ... (213 episodes, 1956-1969)
Nicholas Donnelly ...
 Sgt. Wills / ... (206 episodes, 1960-1976)
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9 July 1955 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Диксон из Док Грин  »

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(1955-1969)| (1969-1976)

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Trivia

The series theme tune by Jeff Darnell was released in 1958 on the Oriole Records label as "An Ordinary Copper", performed by Jack Warner with Tommy Reilly on harmonica. The disc number is CB 1426. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
PC George Dixon: Good evening, all.
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Referenced in How TV Changed Britain: Cops (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

An Ordinary Copper
(uncredited)
Composed by Jeff Darnell
Arranged and Performed by Ken Jones and his Orchestra
[Series theme tune]
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Evening All
13 December 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

"Evening All." Dixon of Dock Green-which ran for 21 years and about 429 episodes-was a fine show about a salt of the earth copper called P.C. George Dixon who was played by Jack Warner. He looked far to old to be a police officer but that didn't matter to me.

I believe this is the longest running British police show ever (although that record may be beaten by The Bill in a few years time). It was entertaining stuff and I wish someone would release it onto DVD.

Watching the show now, you may think Dixon is an old fashioned relic but back when this show was broadcast, that is the way coppers were. The police has evolved since then but I will always have a place in my heart for P.C. Dixon.

P.C. Dixon was a good copper-he was honest, he was firm but fair when doing his job and he was a friendly local bobby. The stories were extremely interesting as was the dialogue. And the ending of the episodes were good as Dixon stood beneath the police stations lamp giving his thoughts for the day before walking off and whistling.

Eventually, Dixon was promoted to Desk Sergeant and the younger officers did the legwork but the stories were still top-notch.

This is probably the best representation of the police force in TV history and I urge anyone to try and get their hands on any of the episodes. It really was good.


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