A countdown of the 50 greatest police shows television ever made.

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Himself - Narrator / Gene Hunt (voice)
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Bruce Alexander ...
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Stephen Armstrong ...
Himself
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Himself / DCI Reg Wexford
Robert Banks Stewart ...
Himself
Matthew Baylis ...
Himself
Nick Berry ...
Himself / PC Nick Rowan
Andrew Billen ...
Himself
Virginia Blackburn ...
Herself
Daniel Boyle ...
Himself
Chris Burt ...
Himself
Amanda Burton ...
Anna Carteret ...
Glenn Chandler ...
Himself
Ted Childs ...
Himself
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A countdown of the 50 greatest police shows television ever made.

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