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City Central


We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Fifth of a ten-part police drama.
Chief Inspector Barnard's new initiative to rid the streets of down-and-outs is filling the cells.
The Eurovision Song Contest is next Saturday and City Central returns on 16 May. See today's choices.
Episode written by Tony Jordan
Producer John Yorke : Director Keith Boak
See Lorraine Ashbourne's TV Dinner: page 30
Then National Lottery Update


Writer: Tony Jordan
Producer: John Yorke
Director: Keith Boak
Sgt Yvonne Mackey: Lorraine Ashbourne
PC Terry Sydenham: Paul Nicholls
PC Mary Sutcliffe: Sarah Kirkman
PC Steve Jackson: Stephen Lord
PC Sue Chappel: Ashley Jensen
PC Colin Jitlada: Ian Aspinall
DS Ray Pickering: Ian Burfield
DI Tony Baynham: Ray Stevenson
PC Pete Redfern: Dave Hill
DS Jane McCormack: Kate Gartside
Chief Insp Barnard: Terence Harvey
PC Richard Law: Michael Begley
PC Nick Green: Sean McKenzie
Insp Mike Willis: Andrew Readman
DC Danny Abbott: John B Robbey
Sgt Paul Dobson: Philip Martin Brown
Nikki Reed: Christine Tremarco
Lucy Barnard: Emily Hamilton
Lyric: Ryan Pope
Norman: John Biggins
Batty Brian Edwards: Steve Huison
Ben: Jan Linnick
Sam Reeves: Daniel Betts
Andrew Reeves: David Savile
Nigel Hughes: Davyd Harries
Matthew: Michael Gunn
Woody: Guy Hargreaves
John Richards: Martin Hainstock
Vivienne Heston: Genevieve Walsh
Stanley Heston: Jim Whelan
Emma: Suranne Jones
Drunk man: Gerry Kersey
Alice Richards: Annette Bentley

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