The Bill (1984–2010)
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Digging Up the Past 

An excavator on a building site has uncovered some human remains, and Sgt. Cryer calls in C.I.D. Cryer is avoiding returning to the station, as his son Patrick is being charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

Director:

Barry Davis

Writers:

Geoff McQueen (deviser), Barry Appleton
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Richard ... Sgt. Cryer
Christopher Ellison ... D.I. Burnside
Ben Roberts Ben Roberts ... Ch. Insp. Conway
Tony Scannell Tony Scannell ... D.S. Roach
Jon Iles Jon Iles ... D.C Dashwood
Nula Conwell Nula Conwell ... W.P.C. Martella
Barbara Thorn Barbara Thorn ... Insp. Frazer
Nick Reding Nick Reding ... P.C. Ramsey
Colin Blumenau Colin Blumenau ... P.C. Edwards
Mark Powley ... P.C. Melvin
Trudie Goodwin ... W.P.C. Ackland
Ashley Gunstock Ashley Gunstock ... P.C. Frank
Robert Hudson Robert Hudson ... P.C. Smith
Roger Leach Roger Leach ... Sgt. Penny
Mark Wingett ... D.C. Carver

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Storyline

An excavator on a building site has uncovered some human remains, and Sgt. Cryer calls in C.I.D. Cryer is avoiding returning to the station, as his son Patrick is being charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Country:

UK

Release Date:

27 December 1988 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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