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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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9 July 1955 (UK)  »

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Диксон из Док Грин  »

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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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Featured in Smashie and Nicey, the End of an Era (1994) 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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The London "Bobby" unlike all others!
30 May 2002 | by (Longmont, Colorado) – See all my reviews

The most beloved of British serials that ran for 430 episodes for an entire generation - and no-one appears to have thought this worth commenting on! No series before or since has generated the viewer affection that PC George Dixon managed.

An extension of the tremendously popular Basil Dearden film of 1950 entitled THE BLUE LAMP, brit actor Jack Warner was so typecast in this role, he received truck-loads of fan-mail for almost twenty years addressed simply to "PC Dixon." He was loved and idolised by millions right up until his death from pneumonia in 1981.

I remember clearly the first episode in 1955, it was just one week after we got television...a tiny 12" screen in grainy black and white! I watched that show all my childhood. I grew up with the characters in it, yet PC Dixon NEVER changed. The epitome of one's concept of British dignity and decency, PC Dixon had a heart bigger than any. Selfless, tireless, incorruptible and representing pretty much everything that modern society has rid itself of, the stalwart of fictional Dock Green Police Station rode his bike from adventure to adventure. No smart comments, no punch-ups, bad language ANYTHING vaguely indelicate. Yet you KNEW after each episode that crime really does not pay and that we all had a choice in life.

I wish more than anything that I could meet PC Dixon today. He alone could re-establish my childhood beliefs and dreams.


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