Sitcom about PC Penrose, 'Rosie' to his friends, a police officer in the fictitious Yorkshire town of Ravensbay.

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Roy Clarke

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Paul Greenwood Paul Greenwood ...  PC Michael 'Rosie' Penrose 27 episodes, 1977-1981
Tony Haygarth ...  PC Wilmot 26 episodes, 1977-1981
Lorraine Peters ...  Aunt Ida 21 episodes, 1977-1981
Frankie Jordan Frankie Jordan ...  Gillian Chiselhurst 20 episodes, 1977-1981
Penny Leatherbarrow Penny Leatherbarrow ...  WPC Brenda Whatmough 20 episodes, 1977-1981
Allan Surtees Allan Surtees ...  Uncle Norman 19 episodes, 1977-1979
Paul Luty ...  Chief Inspector Dunwoody 17 episodes, 1977-1981
Avril Elgar Avril Elgar ...  Millie Penrose 15 episodes, 1977-1979
Maggie Jones Maggie Jones ...  Glenda 14 episodes, 1977-1979
Don McKillop Don McKillop ...  Bill 14 episodes, 1977-1979
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Sitcom about PC Penrose, 'Rosie' to his friends, a police officer in the fictitious Yorkshire town of Ravensbay.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 1977 (UK) See more »

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(27 episodes)
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The town where Rosie and PC Wilmot work is called Ravensbay. This is a fictitious name, derived by amalgamating the names Ravenscar and Robin Hood's Bay, two seaside villages near Scarborough where the series was filmed. See more »

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Follows The Growing Pains of PC Penrose (1975) See more »

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