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City Central


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Someone to Watch over Me. A stakeout is mounted to foil an armed robbery on a post office.
Written by Tony Jordan : Producer John Yorke Director Terry McDonough
Digital widescreen Subtitled 494
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Written By: Tony Jordan
Producer: John Yorke
Director: Terry McDonough
DI Tony Baynham: Ray Stevenson
DS Ray Pickering: Ian Burfield
DSJane McCormack: Kate Gartside
PC Colin v: Ian Aspinall
Sgt Paul Dobson: Philipmartin Brown
SgtYvonne Mackey: Lorraine Ashbourne
Chlnsp Barnard: Terence Harvey
PC Pete Redfern: Dave Hill
PC Nick Green: Sean McKenzie
PC Richard Law: Michael Begley
Brian: Peter Kay
Lucy Barnard: Emily Hamilton
Norman: John Biggins
Kate: Jennifer Luckraft
Chris Parker: Steve Hillman
Gary Spencer: Christopher Hargreaves
Nev: Jethro Skinner
Elvis: Terry Bleasdale
Alan: Paul Codman

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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