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Gideon C.I.D. 

Gideon's Way (original title)
Follows Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard and his family life.

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John Creasey
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1967   1966   1965   1964  

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Cast

Series cast summary:
John Gregson ...  Commander George Gideon 26 episodes, 1964-1967
Alexander Davion ...  Chief Insp. David Keen / ... 26 episodes, 1964-1967
Daphne Anderson ...  Kate Gideon 25 episodes, 1964-1967
Richard James Richard James ...  Matthew Gideon 11 episodes, 1964-1967
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Follows Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard and his family life.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 1964 (UK) See more »

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Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

John Gregson was no stranger when it came to playing Police Officers. He had previously played them in The Lavender Hill Mob (1951), The Frightened City (1961), and Tomorrow at Ten (1963). See more »

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Featured in Remembering John Gregson (2019) See more »

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a solid crime drama that belies its age.
22 May 2007 | by graduatedanSee all my reviews

For years, Edwin Astley's theme song from Gideon's Way stuck in my mind. I remembered it as well as John Gregson's splendid performance as the show's title character. Imagine my delight at finding Gideon's Way on DVD. Although produced over forty years ago, the show is as compelling as any recent TV offering. I think John Gregson captures the essence of the character he plays. He's surrounded by a solid supporting cast and guest stars like a very young John Hurt. The black and white photography is an asset to the programme; it gives Gideon's Way a gritty realism. Some of the prints used for the DVD seem a bit soft, but all are watchable. Movies and TV shows that survive as more than quaint time capsules do so because they are still relevant in some way. The human drama of Gideon's Way proves this.


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