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Spender: Retreat

A local businessman and property developer is in Spender's sights.

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x6
Airdate: Tuesday February 09th, 1993

Director: Ian Knox
Writer: Stan Hey

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Special Guest Stars
Timothy Spall
As Robert Cunningham

Guest Stars
Chris Armstrong
As Knoboot
David Marriner
As Four Cs
Elizabeth Edmonds
As Eileen
Gary Black
As Paul Thornton
Laurie Killing
As Janet Thornton
Malcolm Terris
As Lord Mayor
Andrew Tansey
As Prison Officer Faulk
Antony Carrick
As Giles Embleton
Carl Chase
As Dennis the Monk
Caroline Bliss
As Pamela Clive
Dickon Tyrrell
As Second Reporter
Ian Knox
As Tony the Monk
John McGlynn (1)
As Ken Moran
John Warnaby
As Barrister
Paul Bentall
As Brian the Monk
Sarah McLane
As Book Shop Assistant
Tim Kirby
As Dexter
Main Cast
Jimmy Nail
As Spender
Peter Guinness
As Det. Chief Supt. Gillespie
Berwick Kaler
As Detective Sergeant Dan Boyd
Denise Welch
As Frances Spender
Episode Notes
This is the last episode written by Stan Hey.

This is the last episode directed by Ian Knox.

Sarah McLane, who plays the Book Shop Assistant, is Jimmy Nail's niece.

This episode marks the last appearance of Frances Spender.

This episode marks the last appearance of D.S. Dan Boyd, played by Berwick Kaler.

Malcolm Terris (Lord Mayor) and Chris Armstrong (Knoboot) later appeared alongside each other in an episode of the popular Childrens BBC series, ChuckleVision.

The director of this episode, Ian Knox, makes a cameo appearance as Tony the Monk.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorJimmy Nail  |  Ian La Frenais
Executive ProducerEric Fellner  |  Jimmy Nail
ProducerPaul Raphael  |  Peter McAleese
Associate ProducerJen Samson
Production DesignerMaria Djurkovic
EditorMartin Sharpe (1)
Costume DesignerFrances Tempest
GripJonathan Payne
Location ManagerIan D. Tootle  |  Petrina Smith  |  Des Hughes
Property MasterGary Dawson (2)
Script SupervisorMargaret Boyd
Production CoordinatorKarin Padgham
GafferSteve Costello
Production SecretaryNicole Kavanagh
Art DirectorIan Bailie  |  Mark Stevenson
Production ManagerTania Windsor
MusicianTony McAnaney
Dubbing MixerDave Humphries (1)
Sound RecordistSimon Okin
Boom OperatorJune Prinz
Production AccountantDianne Twiddy  |  Judith May-harris
Camera AssistantClive Prior
Wardrobe AssistantDan Summerville  |  Karen McKinlay
Best BoyDave Moore (1)
Focus PullerFrank Elliott
Incidental MusicTony McAnaney
Title MusicTony McAnaney
Standby PropsBilly Clarke  |  Gary Bacon
Make-up SupervisorGillian Garner
Production TeamCorinna Bonicelli  |  Cath Pick  |  David Seaton  |  Ben Greenacre
Dubbing EditorKevin Brazier  |  Richard Daniels
1st Assistant DirectorDavid McDonald
TitlesAlan Jeapes
3rd Assistant DirectorDavid Lawley Wakelin
Make-up AssistantAndria Berch Pennell
Stunt ArrangerDenise Ryan
Property BuyerCarol Turner  |  Jerry Organ
Wardrobe MasterMark Foster (2)
Warning: Spender season 3 episode 6 guide may contain spoilers
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