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Gideon C.I.D. 

Gideon's Way (original title)
Follows Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard and his family life.

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John Creasey
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1967   1966   1965   1964  

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Cast

Series cast summary:
John Gregson ...  Commander George Gideon 26 episodes, 1964-1967
Alexander Davion ...  Chief Insp. David Keen / ... 26 episodes, 1964-1967
Daphne Anderson ...  Kate Gideon 25 episodes, 1964-1967
Richard James Richard James ...  Matthew Gideon 11 episodes, 1964-1967
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Follows Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard and his family life.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 1964 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Gideon C.I.D. See more »

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Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This series was a different kind of Police drama in comparison to previous ones. There was more in the way of gritty violence and considerably more location filming. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Screening Room: Gideon's Way (2018) See more »

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A lost world of crafted stories and honest acting
13 February 2006 | by post-235See all my reviews

Happily 'Gideons Way' was recently released on DVD in the UK in full.

At 32, I obviously missed the series first time round, and some may suppose a B&W police series for 1965 may be somewhat old fashioned for a thirtysomething. However, its blend of well crafted story lines, an often shocking brutality for 1960s television, and the honest and natural acting make it unmissable. It represents now a lost London : of gangs and protection rackets, Soho coffee bars, undeveloped docklands and seedy rooming houses. Superb!

John Gregson was hugely underrated as an actor. A biography on this talented man is highly overdue. Anyone know of one? Or shall I have to write one myself?!


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