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City Central


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Parallel Lines. First of a new ten-part police drama series set in a northern urban crime area.
A woman's body is found floating in a canal, while new recruit
TerrySydenham (Paul Nicholls ) experiences his colleagues' humour. See today's choices.
Written by Tony Jordan ; Producer
John Yorke : Director Sallie Aprahamian
* Z Cars forthe nineties: page 21
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Unknown: Paul Nicholls
Written By: Tony Jordan
Producer: John Yorke
Director: Sallie Aprahamian
PC Colin Jitlada: Ian Aspinall
PC Steve Jackson: Stephen Lord
DI Tony Baynham: Ray Stevenson
DS Ray Pickering: Ian Burfield
PC Terry Sydenham: Paul Nicholls
Sgt Yvonne Mackey: Lorraine Ashbourne
PC Pete Redfern: Dave Hill
PC Sue Chappel: Ashley Jensen
PC Mary Sutcliffe: Sarah Kirkman
DS Jane McCormack: Kate Gartside
Chlnsp Barnard: Terence Harvey
Lucy Barnard: Emily Hamilton
Insp Mike Willis: Andrew Readman
PC Richard Law: Michael Begley
PC Nick Green: Sean McKenzie
DC Danny Abbott: John Brobbey
Norman: John Biggins
Sgt Paul Dobson: Philip Martin Brown
Kate: Jennifer Luckraft
Lyric: Ryan Pope
Hayley Morrison: Suzanne Crowshawe
Kevin Hadley: Ben Crompton
Frank Hadley: Peter Wallis
Alex Moore: Jack Ellis
Clubber: Frank Landers
Receptionist: Joan Walker
Sally Wallace: Sally Carmen
Louise Moore: Michele Whitehead
Batty Brian Edwards: Steve Huison
Paula Wilson: Maggie Tagney
Kenneth Hayes: James Smith
Karen Morrison: Nicola Sanderson

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