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Spender: Puck

Spender digs up some dirt on Tommy Thornton.

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x3
Airdate: Tuesday January 19th, 1993

Director: Suri Krishnamma
Writer: Jimmy Nail

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Special Guest Stars
Tom Bell (3)
As Tommy Thornton

Guest Stars
Gary Black
As Paul Thornton
Laurie Killing
As Janet Thornton
Paul Palance
As Bryson (as Paul Pallance)
Bill Fellows
As Eddie
Brian Walsh
As Reivers Fan
David Hartley (1)
As Don Campbell
Denny Ferguson
As Gordon Hewlett
John Benfield
As Ernie Peters
Lee Davis
As Bobby Downes
Lyn Douglas
As Middle-Aged Woman
Michael Vartan
As Paul Ducheyne
Steven Black
As Bobby Spence
Thomas Craig
As Jim Harris
Main Cast
Jimmy Nail
As Spender
Peter Guinness
As Det. Chief Supt. Gillespie
Berwick Kaler
As Detective Sergeant Dan Boyd
Episode Notes
Steve Black, although credited as Steven Black, makes a cameo appearance as Bobby, Black is currently performance coach at Huddersfield Town F.C. He has also worked at Newcastle United F.C. and was Johnny Wilkinson's mentor for many years.

Paul Palance, who plays Bryson, also appeared alongside Jimmy Nail in another one of Nail's shows, Crocodile Shoes. Palance appears as Big Chrissie and appears throughout the series and is friends with Jimmy Nail's character, Jed. He also plays a cameo role in Auf Wiedershen, Pet, as a drunk.

Episode Goofs
Janet Thornton tells Spender that Paul is gay. But he is seen wearing a wedding ring!

Other Episode Crew

CreatorJimmy Nail  |  Ian La Frenais
Executive ProducerEric Fellner  |  Jimmy Nail
ProducerPaul Raphael
MusicianTony McAnaney
Special ThanksThe Whitley Bay Warriors  |  The Durham Wasps
Incidental MusicTony McAnaney
Title MusicTony McAnaney
Warning: Spender season 3 episode 3 guide may contain spoilers
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