Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

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Series cast summary:
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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Only 32 episodes out of the full 432 survive: 11 from the monochrome run and 21 from the colour era. The others were wiped by the BBC. See more »

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[repeated line]
PC George Dixon: Good evening, all.
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A gentle show
29 February 2004 | by (Sunderland, England) – See all my reviews

PC George Dixon died just 21 minutes into the film _The Blue Lamp (1950)_ (qv). When filler was needed after a season of _"Fabian of the Yard" (1954)_ (qv) ended 'Ted Willis' (qv) wrote six scripts with PC Dixon back in Dock Green. The series was steady, authentic, and even down to checking that: a) The helmet is kept on when entering a house, but b) is, out of courtesy, when addressing elderly ladies, and c) is removed and held neatly under the right arm when addressing a bishop. [not sure how many bishops where in the programme though] At a time when New York City would see more murders inn a week than Great Britain would in a year it is not surprising that Dock Green was a series of low-level crimes. A gentle series which meant George Dixon's promotion to sergeant in 1964 was a big change , caused in part by 'Jack Warner' (qv)'s arthritis and by his age . (70-year-old coppers don't walk the beat). This allowed the younger characters to come to the fore, although the violent crime rate was never increased just to keep ratings share. Jack's age and arthritis meant his character rarely left the station, and in the final seasons, rarely came from behind his desk. In 1976 the newer, more violent, cop shows won, and Dock Green Station finally closed its doors. Still, 21 minutes to 21 years isn't bad. Evenin' all


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