The adventures of tough lady cop Maggie Forbes.

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Jill Gascoine ...
 Det. Insp. Maggie Forbes / ... (56 episodes, 1980-1984)
William Marlowe ...
 Det. Ch. Insp. Russell / ... (56 episodes, 1980-1984)
Paul Moriarty ...
 Det. Sgt. Jake Barratt (43 episodes, 1980-1984)
Brian Gwaspari ...
 Det. Insp. Bob Croft / ... (35 episodes, 1980-1983)
Nigel Rathbone ...
 Steve Forbes / ... (33 episodes, 1980-1984)
Derek Thompson ...
 Det. Sgt. Jimmy Fenton (25 episodes, 1980-1982)
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The adventures of tough lady cop Maggie Forbes.

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11 April 1980 (UK)  »

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Ispettore Maggie  »

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The first British series to feature a female police detective as its leading character. See more »

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Featured in Britain's Favourite Detectives (2014) See more »

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DVD Please!
28 November 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The previous review of this show by "Simon from London", (itself now nearly a decade ago!) pretty much sums up all that needs to be said about this fine series, so all I will add is please release it on DVD - the whole thing! No question there are enough of us out here who remember this superb quality show, made when quality was still a relevant word. Forget "Cagney & Lacey" which came out in the US around the time that the "Gentle Touch" ended, this show had it all. Gritty stories, well acted that kept you hooked in right to the end. I recently purchased the entire 18 disc box set of "The Sweeney" and could think of no better companion piece than a similar set of "The Gentle Touch"


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