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Dixon of Dock Green: Waste Land


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Written by Eric Paice
Created by Ted Willis
Starring Jack Warner
The first programme in a new series, placed at its familiar time on Saturday night.

A Panda Car fails to report in and a policeman is missing. But what kind of man is PC Norman and is he the victim of a gang attack, an accident or something even more menacing? Dock Green police find themselves operating in strange surroundings.


Writer: Eric Paice
Created by: Ted Willis
Film Cameraman: Phil Meheux
Producer: Joe Waters
George Dixon: Jack Warner
Mrs Norman: Margaret John
PC Forbes: Scott Fredericks
Chief Supt Bannister: Arnold Peters
Det-Sgt Crawford: Peter Byrne
Det-Con Lauderdale: Geoffrey Adams
Chief Insp Prescott: James Grout
Newsagent: Bill Ward
Milkman: Frank Mills
Paper-boy: Andrew Dowling
Housewife: Sue Walker
Housewife: Gwen Evans
Housewife: Anna Karen
Det-Con Swain: Robert Arnold
GPO engineer: Nick Forbes
Sgt Wills: Nicholas Donnelly
Ruth Perry: Karin MacCarthy
Bus-driver: Michael Stainton
Policeman: Pat Gorman
Policeman: Dennis Plenty

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