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

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An actress famous for her performances in Agatha Christie plays loses her mind and disappears shortly before she is to open on Broadway in a revival of The Mousetrap. Meanwhile, at a ... See full summary »

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

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