1970s BBC police drama with experienced cop DCS Charlie Barlow. and DS John Watt who lead a task force charged with tackling the toughest chases Thamesford has to offer.

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Series cast summary:
Frank Windsor ...
 Det. Chief Supt. Watt / ... (123 episodes, 1969-1976)
Norman Bowler ...
 Det. Chief Insp. Hawkins / ... (113 episodes, 1969-1976)
David Lloyd Meredith ...
 Det. Sgt. Evans / ... (106 episodes, 1969-1976)
Terence Rigby ...
 PC Snow / ... (83 episodes, 1969-1976)
Stratford Johns ...
 Det. Chief Supt. Barlow / ... (56 episodes, 1969-1972)
...
 Chief Constable Cullen / ... (55 episodes, 1969-1975)
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1970s BBC police drama with experienced cop DCS Charlie Barlow. and DS John Watt who lead a task force charged with tackling the toughest chases Thamesford has to offer.

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20 November 1969 (UK)  »

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Task Force Police  »

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(149 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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All episodes survive, mostly on colour videotape, in the BBC Archives; several episodes, on different formats, are in circulation between collectors. See more »

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Followed by Barlow (1971) See more »

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