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"Press Gang" Yesterday's News (1990)

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Steven Moffat (written by)
Bill Moffat (idea)
TV Series:
Original Air Date:
29 March 1990 (Season 2, Episode 11)
Lynda challenges Spike to a reporting contest after he doubts her skills as a reporter. However, Spike's recent experience in the office block explosion appears to have affected him more than he lets on. | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Lorne Magory 
Writing credits
Steven Moffat (written by)

Bill Moffat (idea)

Produced by
Sandra C. Hastie .... producer
Lewis Rudd .... executive producer: Central Television
Original Music by
Peter Davis 
John Mealing 
John G. Perry 
Cinematography by
James Devis (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Geoff Hogg 
Casting by
Liz England 
Production Design by
Alan Cassie 
Set Decoration by
Simon Wakefield 
Costume Design by
Maria Price 
Makeup Department
Lois Burwell .... makeup artist
Stephanie Kaye .... hair stylist
Production Management
Jake Wright .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Terry Pearce .... second assistant director
Glynn Purcell .... first assistant director
Richard Whelan .... third assistant director
Art Department
John Chisholm .... property master
John Fitzgerald .... painter
Diana Michalak .... art department assistant
Mark Reynolds .... stand-by props
Ron Skinner .... rigger
John Thorpe .... carpenter
Brian West .... dressing props
Duncan Wheeler .... production buyer
Peter Wilkinson .... stagehand
Sound Department
Tony Cook .... boom operator
Colin Martin .... dubbing mixer
Colin Nicolson .... sound mixer
Tony Pound .... sound editor
Chris Singleton .... assistant sound editor
Nigel Edwards .... adr editor (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Adam Coles .... clapper loader
Mike Frift .... camera operator
Andy Hebden .... gaffer
Jason Martin .... best boy
Simon Mills .... focus puller
Brian Osborne .... camera grip
Steve Roberts .... electrician
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Claire Batten .... wardrobe mistress
Bridget Gaskell .... wardrobe runner
Ginnie Hazle .... wardrobe mistress
Editorial Department
Brook Adams .... jobfit trainee: editing
Josef d'Bache-Kane .... assistant on-line editor
Mike Heales .... assistant film editor
Mike Kitson .... second assistant editor
Music Department
Pete 'Mash' Morgan .... music engineer
Transportation Department
Michael Marks .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Terry Blyther .... location manager
Zoe Brown .... production runner
Caroline Cornish-Trestrail .... production coordinator
Diana East .... continuity
Karen Jackson .... assistant to producer
Judith May .... assistant accountant
Dianne Twiddy .... production accountant
John Calkins .... special consultant (uncredited)

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Bill Moffat  creator

Art Department
Martin Childs .... designer
Other crew
Pauline Hume .... title designer

Additional Details

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Kenny Phillips:[withdrawing a laughing doll from the phone's mouthpiece, looking irritated] Lynda says bye.
Spike Thomson:[to Lynda] Don't tell me, it's someone you beat at Scrabble when you were seven!
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