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Seasons:
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Release Date:
6 December 1992 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
DI Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet. Full summary »
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11 wins & 14 nominations See more »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 120)

David Jason ... DI Frost / ... (42 episodes, 1992-2010)
Bruce Alexander ... Supt. Mullett / ... (42 episodes, 1992-2010)
John Lyons ... D.S. Toolan / ... (39 episodes, 1992-2010)
Arthur White ... Ernie Trigg / ... (27 episodes, 1994-2010)
James McKenna ... Sgt. Brady / ... (25 episodes, 1995-2010)
David McKail ... Dr. McKenzie / ... (20 episodes, 1992-2008)
David Gooderson ... Pathologist / ... (18 episodes, 1992-2006)
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Series Directed by
Roger Bamford (9 episodes, 1994-2008)
Paul Harrison (7 episodes, 2003-2010)
Don Leaver (4 episodes, 1992-1996)
Roy Battersby (4 episodes, 1994-2006)
David Reynolds (3 episodes, 1992-1999)
Adrian Shergold (3 episodes, 1996-1999)
Sandy Johnson (2 episodes, 1997-1999)
Robert Knights (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
 
Series Writing credits
R.D. Wingfield (42 episodes, 1992-2010)
Michael Russell (10 episodes, 1995-2010)
David Gilman (9 episodes, 2001-2008)
Christopher Russell (7 episodes, 1994-1996)
Richard Harris (5 episodes, 1992-1994)
Malcolm Bradbury (4 episodes, 1997-1999)
Christopher Blake (2 episodes, 2004-2006)

Series Produced by
Richard Bates .... executive producer / producer (40 episodes, 1992-2010)
Philip Burley .... executive producer (40 episodes, 1992-2010)
David Reynolds .... executive producer / producer (39 episodes, 1992-2010)
Peter Lover .... associate producer (32 episodes, 1992-2004)
David Jason .... executive producer (20 episodes, 1999-2010)
Don Leaver .... producer (15 episodes, 1992-2000)
Menzies Kennedy .... associate producer (7 episodes, 2005-2010)
Martyn Auty .... producer (6 episodes, 1997-2008)
Simon Lewis .... producer (5 episodes, 1996)
Vernon Lawrence .... executive producer (3 episodes, 1992)
Lars MacFarlane .... producer (2 episodes, 1999-2002)
 
Series Original Music by
Ray Russell (20 episodes, 1992-2010)
Jon Hiseman (19 episodes, 1992-1997)
Barbara Thompson (19 episodes, 1992-1997)
 
Series Cinematography by
Peter Jackson (35 episodes, 1992-2006)
Robin Vidgeon (5 episodes, 2008-2010)
 
Series Film Editing by
David Aspinall (37 episodes, 1992-2010)
 
Series Casting by
Marilyn Johnson (26 episodes, 1992-2010)
 
Series Production Design by
Alan Davis (19 episodes, 1995-2005)
Roy Stonehouse (6 episodes, 1992-1994)
George Kyriakides (6 episodes, 2004-2010)
Robert Scott (5 episodes, 1996-2003)
Mike Long (2 episodes, 1994-2006)
Ian Fisher (2 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Art Direction by
Charlie Kershaw (16 episodes, 1995-1999)
Stephen Bradshaw (7 episodes, 1999-2005)
Liz Simpson (5 episodes, 2008-2010)
Gillian Slight (4 episodes, 1992-1994)
Liz Barnett (3 episodes, 1994)
Jordan McHale (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Costume Design by
Brian Castle (19 episodes, 1995-2006)
Janet Powell (11 episodes, 1992-1995)
Tudor George (5 episodes, 2008-2010)
Jo Slater (4 episodes, 2003)
 
Series Makeup Department
Phillipa Haigh .... makeup designer (16 episodes, 1992-2003)
Judy Jarvis .... makeup designer / makeup artist (12 episodes, 2002-2010)
Alison Twist .... makeup supervisor (7 episodes, 1992-2003)
Nic Collins .... makeup supervisor / makeup designer (7 episodes, 2002-2008)
Cherry West .... makeup designer (5 episodes, 1996)
Jo Gilyead .... makeup supervisor (5 episodes, 1999-2001)
Caroline Greenough .... makeup supervisor (4 episodes, 1995)
Jill Sweeney .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1997)
Margaret O'Keefe .... makeup designer (4 episodes, 1999)
Gabrielle Hamilton .... makeup supervisor (2 episodes, 1992)
Lisa Chape .... makeup designer / makeup supervisor (2 episodes, 2008)
Alison Philpott .... makeup supervisor (2 episodes, 2010)

Sian Richards .... hair stylist / makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Colin Ware .... makeup effects and props (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Menzies Kennedy .... production manager (29 episodes, 1992-2006)
Danny Gulliver .... unit manager (5 episodes, 2003-2006)
Nardia Hall .... unit manager (3 episodes, 2008-2010)
Tony Edmondson .... post-production supervisor (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anton Darby .... second assistant director (38 episodes, 1992-2010)
John Heaton .... first assistant director (26 episodes, 1992-2010)
Christa Feldhaus .... third assistant director (7 episodes, 1992-1994)
Sarah Gilham .... third assistant director (5 episodes, 2003-2004)
Jo Morris .... second second assistant director / third assistant director (4 episodes, 2000-2002)
David MacDonald .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 1997)
Danny Gulliver .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1999-2000)
Sam Harris .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 2003)
Sarah Lowe .... third assistant director (2 episodes, 1999)
Paul Walton .... third assistant director (2 episodes, 1999)
Marcus Catlin .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2003-2008)
John Dodds .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2004-2005)
Melanie Heseltine .... third assistant director (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Martin Curry .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2006-2008)
Katie Darby .... third assistant director (2 episodes, 2008)
Kiri Cundall Mitchell .... third assistant director (2 episodes, 2010)
Ben Sweet .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 2010)
Susan Turnell .... third assistant director (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Art Department
Michael Speight .... production buyer (19 episodes, 1995-2002)
Michael Betts .... prop master / props / ... (16 episodes, 1994-2006)
Adrian Pullen .... painter / props dressing (13 episodes, 1999-2004)
Judy Lysaght .... graphics / graphics designer / ... (13 episodes, 2001-2010)
Rod Whiting .... props (8 episodes, 1999-2003)
Bob Bayne .... production buyer / property buyer (7 episodes, 1992-1994)
Dave Proctor .... chargehand props / property master / ... (7 episodes, 1992-1994)
Dave Procter .... prop master / props master (6 episodes, 1995-1997)
Dennis Murphy .... production buyer (6 episodes, 2006-2010)
Pat Mosley .... props dressing / dressing props / ... (5 episodes, 1999-2003)
Shelly Pond .... production buyer (5 episodes, 2003-2004)
John Blanchflower .... props (4 episodes, 1994)
Ray Bradshaw .... props (4 episodes, 1994)
Norman Woolley .... painter (4 episodes, 1994)
Vinny Dinan .... stand-by props (4 episodes, 1999)
Dave Huxham .... stand-by props (4 episodes, 1999)
Duncan Griffiths .... prop master / props (4 episodes, 2008-2010)
Malcolm Breakespeare .... carpenter (3 episodes, 1994)
John Robertshaw .... props (3 episodes, 1994)
Ron Leonard .... stand-by painter (3 episodes, 1999)
John Foster .... carpenter (3 episodes, 2003)
Mary Wainwright .... art department assistant (3 episodes, 2008-2010)
Graham Allen .... stand-by carpenter (2 episodes, 1999)
Bob Charlton .... stand-by carpenter (2 episodes, 1999)
Bernard Davies .... dressing props / props dressing (2 episodes, 1999)
Roger Litherland .... carpenter (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
Steve Curry .... stand-by props (2 episodes, 2005-2008)
 
Series Sound Department
Adam Severs .... dubbing mixer (26 episodes, 1992-2010)
Roy Lafbery .... sound editor / dubbing editor / ... (17 episodes, 1992-1999)
Malcolm Midgley .... boom swinger (14 episodes, 1994-1997)
Dave Whiteley .... sound recordist (14 episodes, 1994-1997)
Steve Haynes .... dubbing mixer (12 episodes, 1992-1997)
John Fountaine .... sound recordist / sound supervisor (11 episodes, 1999-2004)
Helen Dickson .... dubbing editor (7 episodes, 2004-2010)
Les Honess .... sound recordist (7 episodes, 2005-2010)
Lee Corbett .... sound recordist (6 episodes, 1992-1994)
Chris Rayson .... dubbing editor / sound editor (6 episodes, 1997-2005)
Dave Aston .... dubbing editor (6 episodes, 2002-2008)
Bonnie Wild .... assistant dubbing mixer / foley mixer (6 episodes, 2005-2010)
Alan Willis .... dubbing editor (5 episodes, 1992-1994)
Gavin Dunn .... boom operator (5 episodes, 1999-2000)
Sarah McCowan .... dubbing editor (5 episodes, 2002-2003)
Alun Banks .... sound maintenance (5 episodes, 2008-2010)
Lynne Hegarty .... dubbing editor (4 episodes, 2000-2010)
Gary Nattrass .... sound (3 episodes, 1992)
Jim Ranyard .... boom swinger (3 episodes, 1994)
Sheba Casey .... boom swinger (2 episodes, 1992)
Rick Williams .... dubbing editor (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Carole Gleich .... dubbing editor (2 episodes, 2008)
Nick Foley .... adr mixer (2 episodes, 2010)

Dave Armstrong .... boom operator: second unit (unknown episodes)
Jamie Ballinger .... sound mixer: second unit (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Neil Mountain .... armourer supervisor (11 episodes, 1992-2006)
Steve Cawood .... armourer (7 episodes, 1999-2006)
Tom Harris .... special effects: Any Effects (2 episodes, 1995)
Casper Lailey .... special effects technician (1 episode, 1995-2003)
Ken Lailey .... special effects supervisor (1 episode, 1995-2003)
Alastair Vardy .... special effects technician (1 episode, 1995-2003)

Graham Aikman .... special effects technician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Judy Lysaght .... cgi (4 episodes, 2008-2010)
 
Series Stunts
Roy Alon .... stunt coordinator / stunt arranger (26 episodes, 1994-2004)
Paul Weston .... stunt coordinator / stunt performer (8 episodes, 1999-2010)
Terry Forrestal .... stunt coordinator / stunt arranger (3 episodes, 1992-1996)
Abbi Collins .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 1996)
Steve Whyment .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 1996)
David Anders .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 1999-2010)
Andreas Petrides .... stunts (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Richard Bradshaw .... stunt performer / stunts (2 episodes, 2001-2003)
Derek Lea .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 2003)
Marc Cass .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 2010)

Nina Armstrong .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Darren Miller .... focus puller / second unit: camera operator / ... (27 episodes, 1992-2010)
Adge Smith .... lighting gaffer / electrician / ... (19 episodes, 1992-2003)
Dave Carey .... camera operator / Steadicam operator (16 episodes, 1992-1999)
John Maskall .... camera operator (14 episodes, 1999-2010)
Richard Brindle .... gaffer / electrician (12 episodes, 1999-2010)
Kevin Binns .... grip / key grip (11 episodes, 1992-1999)
Craig Atkinson .... grip / assistant grip (9 episodes, 1999-2003)
David Bell .... focus puller (8 episodes, 1996-1999)
Mick Quinn .... grip / key grip (8 episodes, 2003-2010)
Chris Sowden .... best boy / best boy electric (8 episodes, 2003-2010)
Richard Bevan .... focus puller (8 episodes, 2004-2010)
Chris Heeley .... gaffer (7 episodes, 1999-2003)
Mal Irwin .... lighting gaffer / gaffer (6 episodes, 1992-1994)
Sean Healy .... grip / assistant grip (6 episodes, 2004-2008)
Jamie Harcourt .... camera operator (5 episodes, 1992-2002)
Alf Tramontin .... Steadicam operator / steadicam (5 episodes, 1992-1999)
Ian Jackson .... camera operator (5 episodes, 1997-1999)
Duncan Scott .... second focus puller (5 episodes, 2003-2004)
Jimmy Diffley .... electrician (4 episodes, 1994)
Andrew McDonnell .... clapper loader (4 episodes, 1994)
Peter Sharp .... generator operator / genny operator (4 episodes, 1994)
Tony Horner .... lighting technician (4 episodes, 1999-2001)
David Bedford .... best boy (4 episodes, 1999)
Alan Daniel .... electrician (4 episodes, 1999)
Mark Dempsey .... clapper loader (4 episodes, 2002-2008)
Kirsten de Maid .... clapper loader (4 episodes, 2008-2010)
Dave Brindle .... electrician (3 episodes, 1999)
Daniel Inman .... grip (3 episodes, 2002-2003)
Daniel Gadd .... clapper loader / focus puller: second unit / ... (3 episodes, 2004-2006)
Gavin Wilson .... first assistant camera: dailies (2 episodes, 1995-1999)
Marianne I. van Abbe .... still photographer (2 episodes, 1997)
Peter Howard .... clapper loader (2 episodes, 1999)
Carl Summerscales .... clapper loader (2 episodes, 1999)
Paul Whitaker .... assistant grip (2 episodes, 1999)
Darren Campbell .... electrician (2 episodes, 2003-2006)
Nick Cox .... first assistant camera / second assistant camera / ... (2 episodes, 2003)
Luke Selway .... camera trainee (2 episodes, 2005-2006)
Phil Newton .... assistant grip (2 episodes, 2010)

James Moss .... camera operator: second unit (unknown episodes)
Robert Shacklady .... daily focus puller (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Marilyn Johnson .... casting (16 episodes, 1992-2010)
Faye Styring .... extras casting (4 episodes, 1999)
Juliette Wright .... extras casting (4 episodes, 1999)
Helen Robinson .... casting assistant (2 episodes, 2004-2005)
Cara Beckinsale .... casting assistant (2 episodes, 2010)

Nicola Morrow .... extras casting (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Janice Marsden .... costume supervisor (11 episodes, 1992-1996)
Alison James .... costume supervisor (5 episodes, 2008-2010)
Ned Smailes .... costume dresser (4 episodes, 1999)
Julia Bairstow .... costume supervisor (2 episodes, 1999)
Julia Radakovic .... costume supervisor (2 episodes, 1999)
Jo Slater .... costume supervisor (2 episodes, 2002)

Nigel Hyams .... daily costume supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Mandy Miller .... post-production paperwork (14 episodes, 2002-2010)
Rosemarie Dowson .... post-production coordinator / assistant editor (7 episodes, 1994-2008)
Glenn Kyte .... colorist / colourist (5 episodes, 2008-2010)
Ian Mortimer .... telecine colorist (4 episodes, 1999)
Elisa Cherene Holliday .... assistant editor / editor's assistant (4 episodes, 2008-2010)
Lynn Ellis .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1992-1994)
Tony Edmondson .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1994)
Michael Cluskey .... assistant film editor (2 episodes, 1999)
Kate Dobson .... assistant film editor (2 episodes, 1999)

James Macmillan .... assistant editor (unknown episodes, 2009)
Adrian Sinclair .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Location Management
Ben Hepworth .... location manager (12 episodes, 2003-2010)
Nikki Vincent .... location manager (7 episodes, 1995-1997)
Menzies Kennedy .... location manager (6 episodes, 1992-2003)
Christa Lovisetto .... location manager (5 episodes, 1996-1999)
Ian Morley .... location manager (2 episodes, 1992)
Gill Hinchcliffe .... location manager (2 episodes, 1994-1996)
Paul Wetherby .... location manager (2 episodes, 1997-2001)
Dennis Firminger .... location manager (2 episodes, 1999)
Jim Allan .... location manager (2 episodes, 2002)
Chris Hordley .... location manager (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Music Department
Jon Hiseman .... composer: opening title music / composer: title music (15 episodes, 1992-2006)
Barbara Thompson .... composer: opening title music / composer: title music (15 episodes, 1992-2006)
 
Series Transportation Department
Damien Lucas .... facilities driver (7 episodes, 2002-2006)
Tim Jefferis .... facilities hod (5 episodes, 1999-2000)
 
Series Other crew
Mike Flower .... titles / title designer (15 episodes, 1992-1997)
Wendy Yeoman .... continuity / script supervisor (13 episodes, 1994-2001)
Claire Thompson .... production coordinator (12 episodes, 1999-2006)
Tim Vaughan .... story consultant / script editor (9 episodes, 1992-1995)
Patricia H. Preston .... production coordinator (7 episodes, 1992-1994)
Joyce Wilson .... title designer / titles (7 episodes, 1992-1994)
John Daniel .... police advisor (6 episodes, 1992-1995)
Nicky Holdsworth .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 2002-2004)
Wendy Smeaton .... continuity (5 episodes, 1996-1997)
Elaine Collins .... script editor (5 episodes, 2008-2010)
Lesley McGreavy-Dowd .... personal assistant: to David Reynolds / p.a. to David Reynolds (5 episodes, 2008-2010)
Gill Raddings .... dog trainer / dog supplier: Mullett's dog / ... (4 episodes, 1999-2002)
Paul Whitehead .... production accountant (4 episodes, 1999)
Sue Dewhirst .... production accountant (4 episodes, 2008-2010)
Paul Shires .... production accountant (3 episodes, 1992)
David Lamb .... production accountant (3 episodes, 1994)
Carol McKenzie .... continuity (3 episodes, 1994)
Melanie Gaskell .... production coordinator (3 episodes, 2005-2010)
Angie Pontefract .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 2008-2010)
Nicola Morrow .... production coordinator / production secretary (3 episodes, 2008)
June McDonald .... continuity (2 episodes, 1992-1997)
Chorley Bunce .... caterer (2 episodes, 1992)
Chris Hordley .... runner (2 episodes, 1999)
Alex Scott .... runner (2 episodes, 1999)
Ilija Barosevcic .... runner (2 episodes, 2001)
Karen Everson .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 2003-2005)
Anthony Fearn .... set medic (2 episodes, 2006-2008)
Claire Munro .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 2008)
Hayley November .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 2008)
Sharon Whitehouse .... production secretary (2 episodes, 2010)
David Robbins .... production accountant (1 episode, 2007-2008)
 

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Runtime:
105 min
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Certification:
Australia:M (some episodes) | Australia:PG (some episodes) | Australia:MA15+ (some episodes) | Iceland:12 | New Zealand:M (season 1)

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Trivia:
To prevent the show from becoming too formulaic, Frost had several sidekicks between cases, unlike most detective shows. It gave him new characters to bounce off and challenge his slightly set view of the world.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Assuming that Frost had joined the police as a young man, he would have been too short. David Jason is 5'6" and the minimum height for a male police officer in England was at least 5'8" (5'10" in some forces) until 1990.See more »
Quotes:
Desk Sgt.:Mr Mullet wants to see you as soon as you come in.
Frost:I'll let you know when that is.
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27 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
I love it, 18 January 2005
Author: gvgelder from Belgium

This is one of the very few programs that can keep me at home. I wouldn't miss it for any reason. David Jason doesn't play some part, he makes us believe he really is that scruffy, grumpy, funny little guy who happens to be one of the best inspectors at Denton CID (I don't know where Denton is, somewhere in England I suppose). Sometimes the plots may not be not perfectly credible, but the way they are written make the audience start guessing "whodunit" and most of the time you're dead wrong or hardly close to the right solution. It's possible that a real police officer would think that the Frost character is not credible enough, but I'm not a police officer and I'm buying it, the whole lot of it. This is fine entertainment by some of the finest Britisch actors alive. May there be many more seasons of this.

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