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 Supt. Meredith / ... (5 episodes, 1960-1964)
Bernard Archard ...
 Detective Inspector Verity / ... (4 episodes, 1960-1964)
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 Det. Supt. Cowley / ... (4 episodes, 1960-1965)
John Carson ...
 Insp. Jackson / ... (4 episodes, 1962-1964)
Alfred Burke ...
 Davison / ... (4 episodes, 1961-1963)
Stanley Morgan ...
 Sgt. Anson / ... (4 episodes, 1960-1962)
Marianne Stone ...
 Alice Preston / ... (4 episodes, 1963-1965)
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 3rd Reporter / ... (4 episodes, 1961-1964)
Victor Platt ...
 Constable Jackson / ... (4 episodes, 1961-1965)
Norma Parnell ...
 Day Nurse / ... (4 episodes, 1960-1963)
Tony Wall ...
 Constable Huntly / ... (4 episodes, 1960-1965)
Maxine Audley ...
 Liz Teasdale / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
Paul Daneman ...
 Frank Griffiths / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1962)
Jacqueline Ellis ...
 Elsa Marlowe / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1963)
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 Mrs. Reynolds / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1964)
Moira Redmond ...
 Diana Marsh / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1962)
Michael Coles ...
 Frank Murray / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
Anthony Newlands ...
 Leo Hagen / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1963)
Jennifer Daniel ...
 Barbara Blair / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1963)
Derek Francis ...
 Arthur Tilsley / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
John Glyn-Jones ...
 Dr. Maurice Tarn / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
Philip Locke ...
 David Hughes / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Richard Warner ...
 Crabtree / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1963)
Richard Vernon ...
 John Crewe / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1963)
Jack Watson ...
 Insp. Bolam / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1963)
William Abney ...
 James Tynewood / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1964)
Clifford Earl ...
 Detective Sergeant Wentworth / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1963)
Brian Haines ...
 Felix Carstairs / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Denis Holmes ...
 Fraser / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
John Miller ...
 Lord Clandon / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
André Mikhelson ...
 1st Croupier / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1962)
Jack Watling ...
 Frank Leamington / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1964)
Paul Whitsun-Jones ...
 Charles Pinder / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1965)
Derrick Sherwin ...
 Alan / ... (3 episodes, 1961-1963)
Jack Rodney ...
 Gregory / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1965)
Alec Bregonzi ...
 Cast member / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Anthony Bailey ...
 Charles - the Chauffeur (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Victor Charrington ...
 Barman / ... (3 episodes, 1962-1964)
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 Donald Edwards / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1965)
Maurice Denham ...
 Sir Harold Crossley / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Harry H. Corbett ...
 Inspector Bruce / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Lee Montague ...
 Larry Hart / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
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 Carola / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1964)
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 Alan Roper / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
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 Dino Steffano / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Det. Supt. Hallett / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Geoffrey Keen ...
 Robert Lindley / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1963)
John Van Eyssen ...
 John Maudle / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Johnnie Gordon / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1965)
Mark Eden ...
 Oliver Marchant / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
Dudley Foster ...
 Peter Dexter / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Justine Lord ...
 Ann Longman / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Alec Campbell / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1964)
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 Danny Thorne / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1964)
Delphi Lawrence ...
 Nina Stewart / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Kenneth Cope ...
 Derek Maitland / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1965)
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 Sammy / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Anthony Bate ...
 Ralph Longman / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Patrick Magee ...
 Ben Black / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
William Russell ...
 Mike Cochrane / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Basil Henson ...
 Derreck Alwyn / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
Ewan Roberts ...
 Deighton / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
Brian McDermott ...
 Det.Sgt.Stillman / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Tony Garnett ...
 Brennan / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
Noel Trevarthen ...
 Blake / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Kevin Stoney ...
 Joe / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1963)
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 Lew Daney / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Barry Linehan ...
 Detective Sergeant Rigby / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Ellen McIntosh ...
 Jane Meldrum / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Patricia Mort ...
 Elisabeth Gray / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Leslie Sands ...
 Inspector Simons / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Gerald Anderson ...
 Maj. Paul Amery (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Jerold Wells ...
 Insp. Parkes / ... (2 episodes, 1962)
Russell Waters ...
 Clerk of the Court / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Jacqueline Jones ...
 Marie Labonne / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Murray Hayne ...
 Alex Nichols / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Richard Clarke ...
 Charles Wagner / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
John Bryans ...
 Arlett / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Vanda Godsell ...
 Betty Conlon / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Leonard Sachs ...
 Welland (2 episodes, 1962)
Alex Scott ...
 John Brodie / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1963)
Richard Bird ...
 Fox / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Ian Curry ...
 Haldane / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Virginia Wetherell ...
 Brenda / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
Trevor Reid ...
 Bank Manager / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Grace Arnold ...
 Housekeeper / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Billy Milton ...
 Chandler / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Ken Wayne ...
 Baker / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Norman Scace ...
 Dr. Ambrose / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Edward de Souza ...
 1st Reporter / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1964)
Harold Goodwin ...
 Floyd / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Philip Latham ...
 Lawrence (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Keith Smith ...
 Porter / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Gladys Henson ...
 Housekeeper / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
John Horsley ...
 Pathologist / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
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 Detective / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
John Moore ...
 House Detective / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Patricia Burke ...
 Norma Brent / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1965)
Larry Taylor ...
 Reilly (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Pamela Greer ...
 Guest at Party / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Harry Locke ...
 Amis / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Barrie Ingham ...
 Gordon / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Edward Dentith ...
 Prison officer (2 episodes, 1962-1964)
William Dysart ...
 1st Skater / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Larry Martyn ...
 Clive Parker (2 episodes, 1961)
Yvonne Buckingham ...
 Jenny / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
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 Det. Sergeant Reeve / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Oliver MacGreevy ...
 Wilkinson (2 episodes, 1963)
Julie Shearing ...
 Flower Girl / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Deidre Day ...
 Model agency secretary (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Adrian Oker ...
 Waiter / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Eric Dodson ...
 Dr. Wolfson / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Joyce Hemson ...
 1st Woman / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Arch Taylor ...
 1st Removal Man (2 episodes, 1960-1963)
Howard Pays ...
 Freddie / ... (2 episodes, 1961)
Ernest Clark ...
 Ashton / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Richard Shaw ...
 Bill Cross / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Michael Robbins ...
 Sergeant Harris / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Frank Forsyth ...
 Commissionaire / ... (2 episodes, 1961-1965)
Vincent Harding ...
 Detective Sergeant Holt (2 episodes, 1963)
Odette Nash ...
 Guest at Party / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Kenneth Benda ...
 Bryce / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
David Browning ...
 Casey (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
Guy Standeven ...
 Counterhand / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
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3 June 2009 | by (Essex, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It was never a show! or a TV series! it was a cinema film series which was then sold to America as a TV series, and now everybody (for some reason) lists it as a TV series rather than a series of films!! But it was first released to British cinemas by Anglo-Amalgamated as second features between 1962-7, sometimes as a companion to the 'Carry-on' films. Most of the films are very enjoyable, as well as seeing actors like Steptoe & Son's Harry H. Corbett doing something totally different!, in his doing a straight role as a police inspector rather than his usual comedy or seeing Londoner Sir Michael Caine in 'Solo For Sparrow' (1962), with an Irish accent!! What else is new? These were over 30 features made for the 'Edgar Wallace' film series but then (for American TV) it was filled up to 50, so how many are true Edgar Wallace??? Writers like Richard Harris and Roger Marshall have said that none of the films were based on Edgar Wallace stories, but were all original in the same way as the colour series of 'The Saint' with Roger Moore that wasn't based on any Leslie Charteris' stories. It's also good to watch to see future stars at the start of their careers in small roles e.g. Wanda Ventham as a waitress in 'Solo For Sparrow' (1962), future 'Eastenders' and 'Carry On' star Barbara Windsor, as well as Kenneth Cope from 'Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)' and Barbara Shelly in 'Deathtrap' (1962) with Kenneth Cope again in 'Change Partners' (1965). Great to watch.


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