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The Bill: Hostage

The annual fishing trip is cancelled when a man holds an old lady hostage at gunpoint.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x5
Production Number: 2.5
Airdate: Monday December 09th, 1985

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Guest Stars
Adrian McLoughlinAdrian McLoughlin
As Postman
Alec WallisAlec Wallis
As Mr. Hickman
Cheryl HallCheryl Hall
As Sadie
Gabrielle BluntGabrielle Blunt
As Cissie Knowles
Jamie ForemanJamie Foreman
As Barrowboy
Janie BoothJanie Booth
As Meals On Wheels Driver
Ken DruryKen Drury
As Det. Insp. Andrews
Peter CzajowskiPeter Czajowski
As P.C. Wright
Ralph WatsonRalph Watson
As S.O.C.O.
Ronald NunneryRonald Nunnery
As Onlooker
Steven LawSteven Law
As Onlooker
Haydn WoodHaydn Wood
As T.V. Reporter
John MooreJohn Moore
As Ernest Milner
Main Cast
Jeff StewartJeff Stewart
As Reg Hollis
Trudie GoodwinTrudie Goodwin
As Sgt. June Ackland
Mark WingettMark Wingett
As Jim Carver
Eric RichardEric Richard
As Bob Cryer
Peter Ellis (3)Peter Ellis (3)
As Charles Brownlow
Tony ScannellTony Scannell
As Ted Roach
Nula ConwellNula Conwell
As Viv Martella
Jon IlesJon Iles
As Mike Dashwood
Larry DannLarry Dann
As Alec Peters
Roger LeachRoger Leach
As Tom Penny
Colin BlumenauColin Blumenau
As Francis 'Taffy' Edwards
Robert HudsonRobert Hudson
As Tony 'Yorkie' Smith
Ashley GunstockAshley Gunstock
As Robin Frank
John SalthouseJohn Salthouse
As Roy Galloway
Episode Notes
Sgt. Cryer has his first in a long line of bad experiences with guns in this episode. Subsequent incidents include Cryer shooting dead an armed robber in Blue Murder, and when he was himself shot by P.C. Dale Smith in Return of the Hunter, leading to his enforced retirement.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorGeoff McQueen
Executive ProducerLloyd Shirley
Warning: The Bill season 2 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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