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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 McLoughlin
As Postman
Alec Wallis
As Mr. Hickman
Cheryl Hall
As Sadie
Gabrielle Blunt
As Cissie Knowles
Jamie Foreman
As Barrowboy
Ken Drury
As Det. Insp. Andrews
Peter Czajowski
As P.C. Wright
Ralph Watson
As S.O.C.O.
Ronald Nunnery
As Onlooker
Steven Law
As Onlooker
Haydn Wood
As T.V. Reporter
Janie Booth
As Meals On Wheels Driver
John Moore
As Ernest Milner
Main Cast
Jeff Stewart
As P.C. Reg Hollis
Trudie Goodwin
As W.P.C. / Sgt. June Ackland
Mark Wingett
As P.C. / D.C. Jim Carver
Eric Richard
As Sgt. Bob Cryer
Peter Ellis (3)
As Ch. Supt. Charles Brownlow
Tony Scannell
As D.S. Ted Roach
Nula Conwell
As W.P.C. / W.D.C. Viv Martella
Jon Iles
As D.C. Mike Dashwood
Larry Dann
As Sgt. Alec Peters
Roger Leach
As Sgt. Tom Penny
Colin Blumenau
As P.C. Francis 'Taffy' Edwards
Robert Hudson
As P.C. Tony 'Yorkie' Smith
Ashley Gunstock
As P.C. Robin Frank
John Salthouse
As Det. Insp. 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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