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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)Tom Bell (3)
As Tommy Thornton
Recurring

Guest Stars
Gary BlackGary Black
As Paul Thornton
Recurring
Laurie KillingLaurie Killing
As Janet Thornton
Recurring
Paul PalancePaul Palance
As Bryson (as Paul Pallance)
Recurring
Bill FellowsBill Fellows
As Eddie
Brian WalshBrian Walsh
As Reivers Fan
David Hartley (1)David Hartley (1)
As Don Campbell
Denny FergusonDenny Ferguson
As Gordon Hewlett
John BenfieldJohn Benfield
As Ernie Peters
Lee DavisLee Davis
As Bobby Downes
Lyn DouglasLyn Douglas
As Middle-Aged Woman
Michael VartanMichael Vartan
As Paul Ducheyne
Steven BlackSteven Black
As Bobby Spence
Thomas CraigThomas Craig
As Jim Harris
Main Cast
Jimmy NailJimmy Nail
As Spender
Peter GuinnessPeter Guinness
As Det. Chief Supt. Gillespie
Berwick KalerBerwick 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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