Jimmy Nail plays Spender, a Northeast England police detective with marital problems.
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Series cast summary:
Jimmy Nail ...  Freddie Spender 21 episodes, 1991-1993
Sammy Johnson Sammy Johnson ...  Kenneth Norman 'Stick' Oakley 21 episodes, 1991-1993
Berwick Kaler ...  Detective Sergeant Dan Boyd 20 episodes, 1991-1993
Denise Welch ...  Frances Spender 14 episodes, 1991-1993
Dawn Winlow Dawn Winlow ...  Laura Spender 14 episodes, 1991-1993
Lynn Harrison Lynn Harrison ...  Kate Spender 14 episodes, 1991-1993
Peter Guinness ...  Detective Chief Superintendent Gillespie 12 episodes, 1992-1993
Tony McAnaney Tony McAnaney ...  Keith Moreland 11 episodes, 1991-1993
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Jimmy Nail plays Spender, a Northeast England police detective with marital problems.

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UK

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English

Release Date:

8 January 1991 (UK) See more »

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Budget:

GBP10,000,000 (estimated)
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(20 episodes)

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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19 March 2015 | by bongo-6See all my reviews

This is just a response to the last review that I can see 'Jimmy Nail's accent' - unbelievable!!! The accent has to travel - if his accent hadn't have been gentrified nobody outside of Geordieland would be able to understand it - is that what you want?

There are many American movies and series which do not take the rest of the world into consideration and shows like Eastenders in Britain are totally incomprehensible to the American ear.

As it is the Geordie accent isn't understandable around Britain.

I remember this series as being hard hitting and well acted with a bad performance by Spender's nemesis the other cop - didn't seem to ring true I remember.


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