Set in Cornwall, Detective Superintendent Charles Wycliffe, who works along with his colleagues DI Doug Kersey and DI Lucy Lane, investigates murder cases with his trademark determination and clinical accuracy.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jack Shepherd ...  Det. Supt. Wycliffe 37 episodes, 1994-1998
Helen Masters ...  DI Lane / ... 37 episodes, 1994-1998
Jimmy Yuill ...  DI Kersey / ... 34 episodes, 1994-1998
Tim Wylton Tim Wylton ...  Franks 30 episodes, 1994-1998
Aaron Harris Aaron Harris ...  DS Dixon 22 episodes, 1994-1996
Adam Barker Adam Barker ...  DC Potter 22 episodes, 1994-1996
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Supt. Wycliffe keeps the Cornish coastline crime free as he tackles arsonists, kidnappers and the odd psycho. Jack Shepherd plays the eponymous hero in the one hour TV adaptations of W. J. Burley's creation. Written by Anonymous

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 1994 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Sprawa dla Wycliffe'a See more »

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({38 episodes})

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Stereo

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Color
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When filming, Jack Shepherd and Jimmy Yuill would often share a house. See more »

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Excellent series, very thoughtful
3 July 2007 | by chris-manning2See all my reviews

A thoughtful series that uses the scenery of Cornwall with great effect. Jack Shephard has acted many roles in British cinema, the first role that made me notice him was in the hammer horror, Dracula. Wykliffe gave him an opportunity to show his range of acting skills and demonstrate hi well honed jazz skills. Jimmy Yuill and Helen Masters perform well together and spark off one another with good effect. Jimmy Yuill in particular has gone on to act in other TV dramas that has shown his range of skills. The slow moving tempo of the series and the way it takes its time to develop characters makes Wykliffe one of the best police drama series. It is eminently watchable.


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