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Z Cars: The Saint of Concrete Canyon: Part 1


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by Tom Brennand and Roy Bottomley
Starring Joss Ackland, James Ellis, John Slater
with David Daker, Bernard Holley, John Wreford
(Part 2: Tuesday at 7.5)
(For cast list see page 23)

The saint of the title is one Ted Crowther, who lives in a fairly new block of flats known as Concrete Canyon. He has earned his title because of his good works on behalf of the tenants. He is also a very good Crown Green bowler, well-known in the area for his dexterity with wood and jack.

A little boy, Billy Darby, goes missing from the flats because he believes that he is going to lose his pet hamster, as the Council won't allow pets to be kept in Concrete Canyon. Crowther, naturally, is right there with the Newtown police to help look for Billy. But Crowther also runs a savings club for the tenants, and this attracts the interest of Det.-Insp. Todd...


Writer: Tom Brennand
Writer: Roy Bottomley
Designer: John Stout
Producer: Ronald Travers
Director: Barry Letts
P.C. Culshaw: David Daker
P.C. Jackson: John Wreford
Det.-Sgt. Stone: John Slater
Sgt. Lynch: James Ellis
P.C. Newcombe: Bernard Holley
Det.-Insp. Todd: Joss Ackland

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Z Cars: The Saint of Concrete Canyon: Part 1

BBC One London, 1 April 1968 19.05

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