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Drop the Dead Donkey (TV Series 1990–1998) Poster

(1990–1998)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Liddy Oldroyd ... (65 episodes, 1990-2008)
Andy Hamilton ... (1 episode, 1998)

Series Writing Credits  

Andy Hamilton ... (creator) (66 episodes, 1990-2008)
Guy Jenkin ... (creator) (66 episodes, 1990-2008)
Malcolm Williamson ... (31 episodes, 1991-1998)
Nick Revell ... (22 episodes, 1991-1996)
Ian Brown ... (16 episodes, 1994-1996)
Elly Brewer ... (1 episode, 1991)
Rory McGrath ... (1 episode, 1991)

Series Cast  

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 Dave Charnley 66 episodes, 1990-2008
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David Swift ...
 Henry Davenport 66 episodes, 1990-2008
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 Sally Smedley 65 episodes, 1990-2008
Robert Duncan ...
Susannah Doyle ...
Ingrid Lacey ...
 Helen Cooper 42 episodes, 1993-1998
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Geoffrey McGivern ...
 Repeat introductions / ... 5 episodes, 1990-1998
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Jasper Jacob ...
 Mr. Chambers / ... 3 episodes, 1990-1994
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 Sir Gordon 3 episodes, 1998
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 Wes Jasper / ... 3 episodes, 1991-1998
Victoria Carling ...
Louisa Milwood-Haigh ...
James Bannon ...
 Vivian / ... 2 episodes, 1998
Simon Gregor ...
 Interpreter / ... 2 episodes, 1991-1993
Paula Jacobs ...
 Bernice / ... 2 episodes, 1994-1998
Jocelyn Barker ...
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 Roy Merchant Jnr / ... 2 episodes, 1998
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Kate Robbins ...
 Duchess of York / ... 2 episodes, 1993-1996
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 Art Critic 2 episodes, 1998
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 Man in Field / ... 2 episodes, 1996
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 Jack Davenport 1 episode, 1990
Shahnaz Pakravan ...
 Indian Woman 1 episode, 1990
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 Minister 1 episode, 1990
Michael Fenton Stevens ...
 Gerry Gow 1 episode, 1990
Susannah Hitching ...
 Journalist 1 episode, 1990
Kenny Ireland ...
 Sound Man 1 episode, 1990
Nick Johnson ...
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 Les White 1 episode, 1990
Tim Stern ...
Bill Bailey ...
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 PC Dean 1 episode, 1994
Mark Spalding ...
Ian Bleasdale ...
Frances Jeater ...
Gillian McCutcheon ...
Tony Portacio ...
 Officer 1 episode, 1990
Jonathan Stratt ...
Sarah Burghard ...
 Julia Jane 1 episode, 1991
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Richard Cubison ...
Neil McCaul ...
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 Nicholas Waugh 1 episode, 1991
Penelope Nice ...
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 Octavia 1 episode, 1991
Christopher Rozycki ...
Frederick Treves ...
Paul Clarkson ...
 Pat Pringle 1 episode, 1993
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 Lady Caroline 1 episode, 1993
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Jaye Griffiths ...
Christine Kavanagh ...
 Estelle 1 episode, 1993
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 Peregrine 1 episode, 1993
Stephen Moore ...
 Minister 1 episode, 1993
Dariel Pertwee ...
 Floor Manager 1 episode, 1993
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 Detective Sergeant 1 episode, 1993
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 Michelle 1 episode, 1994
Gillian Hanna ...
 Mrs Babcock 1 episode, 1994
Geoffrey Hutchings ...
Rosemary Martin ...
 Avril Day 1 episode, 1994
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 Ambulance Man 1 episode, 1994
Sophie Walker ...
 Amy Potter 1 episode, 1994
Jean Ainslie ...
 Lady in Street 1 episode, 1996
Richard Albrecht ...
Gabrielle Blunt ...
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Paul Clayton ...
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 Trevor Hodge 1 episode, 1996
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 Martin Jones 1 episode, 1996
Kate Fenwick ...
Stella Gonet ...
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 James Sillett 1 episode, 1996
Dale Winton ...
 Dale Winton 1 episode, 1996
Ian Brown ...
Amy Gwilliam ...
Jerome Wright ...
 Big Dino 1 episode, 1998
Christopher Driscoll ...
Richard Howard ...
Stephen Hoye ...
 Reporter 1 episode, 1990
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Buki Armstrong ...
 Director 1 episode, 1991
Matthew Ashforde ...
 Despatch Rider 1 episode, 1991
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 1st Cabbie 1 episode, 1991
James Bowers ...
 Photocopier Man 1 episode, 1991
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Stephen Jameson ...
 1st Skinhead 1 episode, 1991
Helen Masters ...
 Director 1 episode, 1991
Dorcas Morgan ...
Ian Price ...
Niall Ashdown ...
 Wilkinson 1 episode, 1993
Peter Barnes ...
John Boswall ...
 Jann Sepp 1 episode, 1993
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 Tax Officer 1 episode, 1993
Ken Livingstone ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1993
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 Lawyer 1 1 episode, 1993
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 Belinda 1 episode, 1993
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 Insp. Redmond 1 episode, 1994
Michael Buerk ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1994
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 Mr Anderson 1 episode, 1994
Dean Harris ...
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Nigel Makin ...
 Mr. Gish 1 episode, 1994
Lee Simpson ...
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 Inspector 1 episode, 1994
Susie Blake ...
Chris Donnelly ...
Rosemarie Ford ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1996
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 Bishop Waddle 1 episode, 1996
Paul Jennings ...
Sarah Lonton ...
 Woman in Club 1 episode, 1996
Letitia Dean ...
 Melissa Cabriolet 1 episode, 1998
Peter Geeves ...
Selina Griffiths ...
 Health and Safety Inspector 1 episode, 1998
Alister Cameron ...
 Police Sergeant 1 episode, 1990
Sean Gascoine ...
Andy Linden ...
Janet Steel ...
Carlton Chance ...
 2nd Cabbie 1 episode, 1991
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Bob Fletcher ...
 2nd Skinhead 1 episode, 1991
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Sharon MacKenzie ...
 Lynn Yeats 1 episode, 1991
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 Police Inspector 1 episode, 1991
Tommy Wright ...
Bruce Bould ...
 Simpson 1 episode, 1993
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 Tribal Chief 1 episode, 1993
Elizabeth Downes ...
 Lynn Yates 1 episode, 1993
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 Lawyer 2 1 episode, 1993
Sarah Mortimer ...
Liz Moscrop ...
 Mrs. Sepp 1 episode, 1993
Chris Stanton ...
Teddy Taylor ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1993
Niven Boyd ...
 Bob Wragg 1 episode, 1994
Simon Cowell-Parker ...
 Randolph 1 episode, 1994
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Jennifer Luckraft ...
Matthew Owens ...
 Young Damien 1 episode, 1994
Tusse Silberg ...
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 Newsroom Employee 1 episode, 1996
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 Mishima 1 episode, 1996
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Paul Mayhew-Archer ...
 Man in Gents 1 episode, 1996
Russell Richardson ...
 Detective 1 episode, 1996
Saira Todd ...
Robert Whitson ...
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 Sally 1 1 episode, 1998
Ian Kelly ...
 Bookstore Manager 1 episode, 1998
Nick Revell ...
 Brian Beeching 1 episode, 1998
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 Receptionist 1 episode, 1998
Karl Maddix ...
Valerie Whittington ...
Anthony Asbury ...
 Craig the Croc 1 episode, 1991
Jon Cartwright ...
 Spokesman 1 episode, 1991
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 Harrison 1 episode, 1991
Andy Greenhalgh ...
Robert Woolley ...
 Theatregoer 1 episode, 1991
Brian Bovell ...
Tracy Cavalier ...
Trevor Danby ...
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Anna Gilbert ...
 Elizabeth Sepp 1 episode, 1993
Patsy Palmer ...
David Lemkin ...
 Policeman 1 episode, 1994
Clifford Milner ...
Vaughan Richards ...
Alan Stocks ...
 Sgt. Andrews 1 episode, 1994
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 Desmond Platt 1 episode, 1996
Tracy Keating ...
Liz Kettle ...
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 Takuguru 1 episode, 1996
Philip Pope ...
 Minister 1 episode, 1996
Andy Taylor ...
Norman Gregory ...
 Pub Manager 1 episode, 1998
Robert Harley ...
 Sally 2 1 episode, 1998
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 Little Girl 1 episode, 1998
Neville Phillips ...
Paul Shearer ...
 Ethics Board Official 1 episode, 1998
Victoria Hasted ...
 Reporter 1 1 episode, 1990
Mark Heal ...
 Protester 1 episode, 1991
Daphne Oxenford ...
 'Old Lady' 1 episode, 1991
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 Reporter 1 1 episode, 1993
Connie Hyde ...
Neville Rofalia ...
 Tribal Elder 1 episode, 1993
Andrew Barrow ...
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 Scorpio 1 episode, 1994
Ellen Sheean ...
Mark Arden ...
 Mini-cab Driver 1 episode, 1996
Tony Banks ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1996
Jonathan Pearce ...
 Football Commentary 1 episode, 1996
Angela Rippon ...
 Newsreader 1 episode, 1996
Iain Rogerson ...
Lolly Susi ...
 Woman on TV 1 episode, 1998
Philip Bird ...
 Reporter 2 1 episode, 1990
Bronco McLoughlin ...
 Prisoner 1 episode, 1990
Phil Nice ...
 'Man in bed' 1 episode, 1991
Wolf Christian ...
 Bouncer 1 episode, 1993
Jon Fuller ...
 Photographer 1 episode, 1993
Matthew Hodgson ...
James McCusker ...
 Reporter 2 1 episode, 1993
Norman McDonald ...
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 Voice-Over 1 episode, 1994
Richard Bremner ...
Carolyn Pickles ...
 Anne Coates 1 episode, 1996
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 Barmaid 1 episode, 1996
Mark Burton ...
 Commentator 1 episode, 1998
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 Sir Roysten 1 episode, 1998
Paul Rider ...
Maxine Ostwald ...
 'Woman in bed' 1 episode, 1991
Danny Midwinter ...
Kenneth Wolstenholme ...
 Commentator 1 episode, 1993
John Brobby ...
 Paramedic 1 episode, 1996
Maureen Bennett ...
 Miss Frobisher 1 episode, 1998
Eliza Buckingham ...
 Woman in Gallery 1 episode, 1998
John O'Farrell ...
 Commentator 1 episode, 1998
Malcolm Williamson ...
Lacey Monks ...
 Little girl 1 episode, 1991
Sue Carpenter ...
 Herself 1 episode, 1993
Christie Jennings ...
 Paramedic 1 episode, 1996
Neil Kinnock ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1993
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 Narrator 1 episode, 1998
Jon Snow ...
 Himself 1 episode, 1993
Clare Clifford ...
 Lavinia 1 episode, 1998
Emma Freud ...
 Interviewer 1 episode, 1991
Mark Chapman ...
 Sam Peter 1 episode, 1998
Andy Hamilton ...
 Gerry (uncredited) 3 episodes, 1991-1998
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 Mercenary #1 (uncredited) 1 episode, 1991
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 Soundman (uncredited) 1 episode, 1993
Guy Jenkin ...
 Removal Man (uncredited) 1 episode, 1998
Richard Osman ...
 Removal Man (uncredited) 1 episode, 1998

Series Produced by 

Andy Hamilton ... producer (66 episodes, 1990-2008)
Denise O'Donoghue ... executive producer (66 episodes, 1990-2008)
Guy Jenkin ... producer / associate producer (59 episodes, 1990-2008)
Avon Harpley ... associate producer (12 episodes, 1994)
Sioned Wiliam ... associate producer (12 episodes, 1996)
Sue Howells ... producer (7 episodes, 1998)

Series Music by 

Philip Pope ... (1 episode, 2008)

Series Film Editing by 

Mykola Pawluk ... (6 episodes, 1998)
Nigel Cattle ... (uncredited) (1 episode, 1996)

Series Casting By 

Kate Day ... (55 episodes, 1991-1998)
Rebecca Howard ... (35 episodes, 1990-1994)

Series Production Design by 

Graeme Story ... (66 episodes, 1990-2008)
Wallace Heim ... (4 episodes, 1990-1994)
Heather Gibson ... (2 episodes, 1994-1996)
Jenny Andrews ... (1 episode, 1993)

Series Art Direction by 

Jenny Andrews ... (18 episodes, 1993-1998)

Series Costume Design by 

Jo Thompson ... (66 episodes, 1990-2008)
Clodagh Scott ... (2 episodes, 1991-1993)

Series Makeup Department 

Marella Shearer ... makeup supervisor / makeup artist (48 episodes, 1991-1996)
Morag Ross ... makeup designer / makeup artist (11 episodes, 1990-2008)
Mandy Furlonger ... makeup supervisor / makeup artist (9 episodes, 1994-1998)
Jenny Binsted ... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1991-1994)
Sue Ayling ... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1991-1998)
Miri Ben-Schlomo ... makeup assistant (1 episode, 1990)
Fiona Kemp ... makeup assistant (1 episode, 1990)
Lorraine Brooks ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1993)
Christine Cant ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1996)
Helen Speyer ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1996)
Lesley Hamon ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1998)

Series Production Management 

Avon Harpley ... production manager (24 episodes, 1991-1993)
Jane Featherstone ... production manager (12 episodes, 1994)
Pat Lees ... production manager (12 episodes, 1996)
Carrie Fletcher ... production manager (11 episodes, 1990-2008)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Julie Sykes ... first assistant director (10 episodes, 1994)
Simon Haveland ... first assistant director (8 episodes, 1996)

Series Art Department 

Paul Woods ... production buyer (66 episodes, 1990-2008)
Barry Du Pille ... property master / props (35 episodes, 1993-1996)
Allen J. Polley ... property master / props (24 episodes, 1990-2008)
Les Baker ... property master (7 episodes, 1998)
Jim Hughes ... props (3 episodes, 1993-1996)
David Phelps ... props (3 episodes, 1993-1996)
George Peppiatt ... props (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
Mike Thompson ... props (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
John Galpin ... props (2 episodes, 1994-1996)
Johnny Cavo ... props (1 episode, 1991)
Sean Board ... props (1 episode, 1998)
Stuart Newton ... props (1 episode, 1998)
Roy Osborn ... props (1 episode, 1998)
Lee Turnham ... props (1 episode, 1998)
Annie Bates ... production buyer (1 episode, 2008)

Series Sound Department 

Keith Mayes ... sound supervisor / dubbing / location sound / sound (48 episodes, 1991-1998)
Rob Butler-Biggs ... dubbing (16 episodes, 1993-1998)
Ted Scott ... sound supervisor (11 episodes, 1990-2008)
Tom Oliver ... boom operator (10 episodes, 1990-2008)
Nigel Holmes ... boom operator / sound (7 episodes, 1998)
Chris Harnett ... location sound (4 episodes, 1990)
Peter Vasey ... location sound / sound (2 episodes, 1998)
Dave Cooper ... dubbing (1 episode, 1994)
Oliver France ... location sound (1 episode, 1998)
Jon Matthews ... sound supervisor (1 episode, 1998)
Keith Nixon ... dubbing (1 episode, 1998)

Series Special Effects by 

Steve Webster ... special effects (1 episode, 1998)

Series Visual Effects by 

Andy McVean ... visual effects (8 episodes, 1991-1996)

Series Stunts 

Tip Tipping ... stunt coordinator / stuntman (3 episodes, 1993)
Tracey Eddon ... stunt performer (3 episodes, 1994)
Wayne Michaels ... stunt coordinator (3 episodes, 1994)
Paul Jennings ... stuntman (2 episodes, 1993)
Stuart Clark ... stunt arranger (1 episode, 1991)
Perry Davey ... stunt performer (1 episode, 1994)
Dave Bickers ... stunts: car (1 episode, 1996)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Mike Dugdale ... location camera / senior camera operator / location camera operator / o.b. cameraman / camera (47 episodes, 1990-1998)
Tony Keene ... camera supervisor / senior camera operator (46 episodes, 1990-1998)
Sean Moon ... vision controller (44 episodes, 1991-1996)
Keith Reed ... lighting director / lighting director: location (26 episodes, 1990-2008)
Martin Hawkins ... senior camera operator (19 episodes, 1990-2008)
John Watt ... lighting director (17 episodes, 1990-1991)
Rob Kitzmann ... lighting director: location / lighting director (15 episodes, 1996-1998)
Bill Lee ... lighting director (12 episodes, 1996)
Alan Tabner ... grip: opening title sequence (11 episodes, 1990-2008)
Rod Harris ... vision controller (8 episodes, 1990-2008)
Terry Watson ... lighting supervisor (8 episodes, 1990-2008)
Mike Sutcliffe ... lighting director (8 episodes, 1991-1994)
Luke Chantrell ... vision controller (5 episodes, 1998)
Steve Jagger ... vision controller (3 episodes, 1990)
John Turner ... lighting supervisor (3 episodes, 1990)
Terry Pyrke ... vision controller (3 episodes, 1991)
Peter Edwards ... senior camera operator / location camera (3 episodes, 1994-1998)
Derek Pennell ... senior camera operator (3 episodes, 1994-1996)
Alan Beal ... senior camera operator (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Casper Leaver ... camera / location camera (2 episodes, 1998)
David Field ... vision controller (1 episode, 1990)
Jim McGlynn ... vision controller (1 episode, 1990)
John Fyfe ... lighting director (1 episode, 1991)
James Ramsey ... location camera (1 episode, 1994)
Alan Haddow ... senior camera operator (1 episode, 1998)
Derek Murgett ... vision controller (1 episode, 1998)
John Watt ... lighting director (unknown episodes)

Series Casting Department 

Rebecca Howard ... casting (1 episode, 2008)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Alex Westover ... costume assistant (36 episodes, 1990-2008)
Amanda Monk ... assistant costume designer / costume assistant / costume supervisor (3 episodes, 1994-1998)
Clodagh Scott ... assistant costume designer (1 episode, 1990)

Series Editorial Department 

Mykola Pawluk ... editor: video tape (60 episodes, 1990-2008)
Barbara Hicks ... vision mixer (58 episodes, 1990-1998)
Josef d'Bache-Kane ... assistant on-line editor (23 episodes, 1990-1991)
Steve Tempia ... editor: video tape / editor: location (11 episodes, 1994-1998)
Nigel Cattle ... editor: O.B. (9 episodes, 1991)
Moyra Bird ... vision mixer (5 episodes, 1990-2008)
Paul Wheeler ... vision mixer (2 episodes, 1994-1998)
Clive Nicholson ... editor: video tape (1 episode, 1991)
Antony Robinson ... assistant to editor (unknown episodes)

Series Location Management 

Stan Fus ... location manager (34 episodes, 1991-1998)
Thomas Elgood ... location manager (8 episodes, 1996)
Jo Pomeroy ... location manager (4 episodes, 1990)
Noola Delany ... location first assistant (3 episodes, 1990)

Series Music Department 

Matthew Scott ... composer: title music (64 episodes, 1990-1998)
Philip Pope ... incidental music (2 episodes, 1990)

Series Other crew 

Hilary Groves ... stage manager (55 episodes, 1991-1998)
Sylvia Tuck ... systems operator: Unisys (53 episodes, 1990-1998)
Janice Schumm ... production assistant / production team / production secretary (47 episodes, 1990-2008)
Tristram Shapeero ... production team / floor manager / audience coordinator (36 episodes, 1990-2008)
Miles Evans ... production team / production runner (34 episodes, 1990-2008)
Mark Beaumont ... production accountant / production team (34 episodes, 1990-1993)
Charlotte Bevan ... production team (24 episodes, 1994-1996)
Christine Hagon ... production team (24 episodes, 1994-1996)
Simon Wallace ... floor manager (23 episodes, 1991-1993)
Carolyne Astbury ... production assistant (19 episodes, 1996-1998)
Rebecca Simor ... researcher / production team (16 episodes, 1991-1993)
Lesley Davies ... production assistant (13 episodes, 1991)
Suzanne Paul ... production team (13 episodes, 1991)
David Young ... production team (13 episodes, 1991)
Simon Haveland ... 1st assistant location / floor manager (13 episodes, 1993-1998)
Graham Smith ... technical manager / technical supervisor (12 episodes, 1991)
Polly Hope ... production team (12 episodes, 1994)
Carwyn Jones ... production team (12 episodes, 1994)
John Ryan ... production team (12 episodes, 1994)
Michael Jelves ... floor manager (12 episodes, 1996)
Rachel Kinnock ... production team (12 episodes, 1996)
Kate Middleditch ... production team (12 episodes, 1996)
Margaret Molnar ... production team (12 episodes, 1996)
Juliet Allen ... production secretary (11 episodes, 1990-2008)
Gail Berryman ... stage manager (11 episodes, 1990-2008)
David McDonald ... floor manager (11 episodes, 1990-2008)
Christine Moses ... production assistant (11 episodes, 1990-2008)
Derek Oliver ... technical manager (11 episodes, 1990-2008)
Lisa Gibson ... production team (11 episodes, 1993)
Pamela Wylde ... production assistant (11 episodes, 1993)
Rebecca Cotterill ... production team (11 episodes, 1994)
Maree Murray ... production team (10 episodes, 1993)
Nick Rae ... 1st assistant location / floor manager (8 episodes, 1991)
Hugo Bone ... production team (7 episodes, 1998)
Fiona Cockburn ... production team / production coordinator (7 episodes, 1998)
Adianna Gusi ... production team (7 episodes, 1998)
Catherine Lovesey ... production team (7 episodes, 1998)
Helen Manley ... production team (7 episodes, 1998)
Annie Bates ... assistant to production (6 episodes, 1990)
Sue Harmer ... production team / news researcher (5 episodes, 1996)
Swati Shah ... production team (5 episodes, 1996)
Paula Wilson ... production team (4 episodes, 1996)
Brian Dooley ... production team (3 episodes, 1998)
Georgia Holland ... floor manager (2 episodes, 1991-1993)
Nicky Brook ... production assistant (2 episodes, 1994)
Anne-Marie MacLaughlin ... floor manager (2 episodes, 1996-1998)
Peter Richards ... production team (2 episodes, 1998)
Noola Delany ... first assistant (1 episode, 1990)
Ian Robson ... technical manager (1 episode, 1991)
Vincent Beasley ... production team (1 episode, 1993)
Jamie Farrow ... production team (1 episode, 1993)
David Toguri ... choreographer (1 episode, 1993)
Cillian de Buitlear ... news researcher (1 episode, 1994)
Rachel Lyon ... production team (1 episode, 1994)
Kevin Cavanagh ... production team (1 episode, 1996)
Helen Miles-Morrell ... production team (1 episode, 1996)
Emily Asher ... production team (1 episode, 1998)
Tatiana Bicât ... floor runner (unknown episodes)

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