Law & Order (1978)

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Four-part drama series about the British juicidal system, dealing with an investigation presented from the perspectives of the police force, the criminal, the solicitor and the prison system.

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Series cast summary:
Peter Dean ...
 Jack Lynn (3 episodes, 1978)
Derek Martin ...
 D.I. Fred Pyall (3 episodes, 1978)
Deirdre Costello ...
 Cathy Lynn (3 episodes, 1978)
Billy Cornelius ...
 D.S. Eric Lethridge (3 episodes, 1978)
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 Clifford Harding (3 episodes, 1978)
Ken Campbell ...
 Alex Gladwell (3 episodes, 1978)
Fred Haggerty ...
 D.C.I. Tony Simmons (3 episodes, 1978)
Roy Sone ...
 Micky Fielder (2 episodes, 1978)
Barry Summerford ...
 John Tully (2 episodes, 1978)
Alan Davidson ...
 Benny Isaacs (2 episodes, 1978)
Tony Barouch ...
 Colin Coleman (2 episodes, 1978)
Mike Horsburgh ...
 D.I. Graham McHale (2 episodes, 1978)
Douglas Sheldon ...
 D.S. Jack Barcy (2 episodes, 1978)
Mike Cummings ...
 Tommy Haines (2 episodes, 1978)
Robert Oates ...
 D.C. Warren Slater (2 episodes, 1978)
Alan Clarke ...
 D.C. Ray Jenkins (2 episodes, 1978)
Johnny Feltwell ...
 D.C. Matthew Hall (2 episodes, 1978)
Colin Howells ...
 D.C. Roger Humphries (2 episodes, 1978)
Geoffrey Todd ...
 DC Peter Fenton (2 episodes, 1978)
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 D.C. Simon Brent (2 episodes, 1978)
Dominic Allan ...
 D.C.I. Chatt (A.10) / ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Martin Gordon ...
 Mr. English (2 episodes, 1978)
Frank Henson ...
 Frank Ryan / ... (2 episodes, 1978)
Peter Craze ...
 T.D.C. Peter Footring (2 episodes, 1978)
Eric Kent ...
 D.I. Frank Kenley (2 episodes, 1978)
Stanley McGeagh ...
 Gladwell's Clerk / ... (2 episodes, 1978)
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Four-part drama series about the British juicidal system, dealing with an investigation presented from the perspectives of the police force, the criminal, the solicitor and the prison system.

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Detective, criminal, lawyer, who should be the prisoner?

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6 April 1978 (UK)  »

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G F Newman's Law and Order  »

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great series
5 January 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

i have been looking for this series for a age and i am now totally disappointed to find it is not out on DVD there must be a way to force

the hand of the great British institute which is the b.b.c for which we pay a massive sum to keep running to release this on DVD if there is a way please put a comment back so that i can follow it up

i have tried on the b.b.c web site to see if they would rerun the series but have still not received a reply so heres hoping but i will not be holding my breath but if anyone does receive any new news regarding this great 4 parter please post it on here as soon a s possible


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