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Z Cars: The Taker

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by Allan Prior
Starring James Ellis, John Slater with Ian Cullen, Douglas Fielding

Patten has a record. He takes what he wants, and, if someone gets in the way... So Patten goes to this club. Smedley goes to hospital. Stone gets started - after Patten.

Contributors

Writer: Allan Prior
Script Editor: Tony Holland
Designer: Gloria Clayton
Producer: Ron Craddock
Director: Morris Barry
Jack Smedley: John Cazabon
Tim Ward: Gareth Thomas
Patten: Robert Gillespie
Sid: Philip Donaghy
Sgt Lynch: James Ellis
PC Quilley: Douglas Fielding
Det-Sgt Stone: John Slater
WPC Brogan: Valerie Georgeson
Mrs Smedley: Ina Clough
pc Skinner: Ian Cullen
Doctor: David Neal
Terri: Cheryl Campbell
Croupier: Maria O'Brien

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