Programme Index

Discover 10,050,151 listings and 230,465 playable programmes from the BBC

Results 1 to 15 of 15 for your search filters
Filter by channel

WPC 56

Series 1

Episode 1: Sink or Swim

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Drama series set in 1956. Gina Dawson is determined to prove her mettle as the first WPC to serve in her hometown, but her resolve is tested on her first day. Show more

Contributors

DI Jack Burns:
Kieran Bew
George Stern:
Mark Rice-Oxley
WPC Gina Dawson:
Jennie Jacques
Donald Palmer:
Akemnji Ndifornyen
Desk Sergeant Peter Pratt:
Gerard Horan
Chief Inspector Roger Nelson:
John Light
PC Eddie Coulson:
Chris Overton
Cathy Sinclair:
Justine Michelle Cain
Sergeant Sidney Fenton:
Charlie De'Ath
Linus Brody:
Tim Plester
Mrs Pemberton:
Gemma Arrowsmith
Irene Miller:
Sophie Ellerby
Kevin Dodds:
Luke Williams
Joe Dawson:
Jonty Stephens
Brenda Dawson:
Kathryn Hunt
Frank Marshall:
Philip Hill-Pearson
Deborah Burns:
Marianne Oldham
Sylvia Stewart:
Sarah Beck Mather
Mr Stewart:
David Maybrick
Gladys Campbell:
Andrea Mason
Anna Pearce:
Joanna Cassidy
Producer:
Mike Hobson
Producer:
Trudy Coleman
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter
Director:
Ian Barber

WPC 56

Series 1

Episode 2: Memories are Made of This

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One EastLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Drama set in 1956 following the first WPC in a West Midlands town. When another woman is attacked, Gina risks her career to prove Donald's innocence. Show more

Contributors

Valerie Parker:
Lynne Verrall
WPC Gina Dawson:
Jennie Jacques
DI Jack Burns:
Kieran Bew
Cathy Sinclair:
Justine Michelle Cain
PC Eddie Coulson:
Chris Overton
Sergeant Sidney Fenton:
Charlie De'Ath
Desk Sgt Peter Pratt:
Gerard Horan
Chief Inspector Roger Nelson:
John Light
Chief Superintendent Coulson:
John Bowler
Donald Palmer:
Akemnji Ndifornyen
Bill Pearson:
Jack Derges
Frank Marshall:
Philip Hill-Pearson
Anna Pearce:
Joanna Cassidy
Deborah Burns:
Marianne Oldham
Abigail Fenton:
Martha Howe-Douglas
Sam Pratt:
Tom McLarney
Johnny Harris:
Daniel Ormerod
Rufus Jones:
Rolan Bell
Producer:
Mike Hobson
Producer:
Trudy Coleman
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter
Director:
Ian Barber

WPC 56

Series 1

Episode 3: Great Pretenders

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Drama set in 1956 following the first WPC in a West Midlands town. Jack has a new suspect and an attack at the cafe leaves an officer's life in danger. Show more

Contributors

WPC Gina Dawson:
Jennie Jacques
DI Jack Burns:
Kieran Bew
SGT Sidney Fenton:
Charlie De'Ath
Desk SGT Peter Pratt:
Gerard Horan
Frank Marshall:
Philip Hill-Pearson
Cathy Sinclair:
Justine Michelle Cain
Bill Pearson:
Jack Derges
Linus Brody:
Tim Plester
Deborah Burns:
Marianne Oldham
Mary Cook:
Kelly Hotten
Chief Superintendent Coulson:
John Bowler
Valerie Parker:
Lynne Verrall
George Stern:
Mark Rice-Oxley
Henry Fuller:
Shaun Prendergast
Grace Fuller:
Mary Jo Randle
Reverend Buckley:
Richard Huw
Gerry Sullivan:
Adam Sopp
Young Pratt:
Tom Thompson
Young Coulson:
Samuel Young
PC Eddie Coulson:
Chris Overton
Chief Insp Roger Nelson:
John Light
Kevin Dodds:
Luke Williams
Philip Cook:
Nigel Boyle
Mr Walker:
Julien Ball
Donald Palmer:
Akemnji Ndifornyen
Sylvia Stewart:
Sarah Beck Mather
Mr Stewart:
David Maybrick
Mr Lewis:
Jim Creighton
Johnny Harris:
Daniel Ormerod
Lisa Harris:
Jennifer Bea
Sam Pratt:
Tom McLarney
Producer:
Mike Hobson
Producer:
Trudy Coleman
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

WPC 56

Series 1

Episode 4: Nature of the Beast

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Drama set in 1956 following the first WPC in a West Midlands town. The mystery deepens as Jack gets closer to finding the other missing boy. Show more

Contributors

Chief Superintendent Coulson:
John Bowler
PC Eddie Coulson:
Chris Overton
Chief Insp Roger Nelson:
John Light
Sergeant Sidney Fenton:
Charlie De'Ath
WPC Gina Dawson:
Jennie Jacques
Desk Sergeant Peter Pratt:
Gerard Horan
DI Jack Burns:
Kieran Bew
Sam Pratt:
Tom McLarney
Johnny Harris:
Daniel Ormerod
Salvatore Angeletti:
Nick Cavaliere
Deborah Burns:
Marianne Oldham
Joe Dawson:
Jonty Stephens
Frank Marshall:
Philip Hill-Pearson
Brenda Dawson:
Kathryn Hunt
Cathy Sinclair:
Justine Michelle Cain
Helena Cole:
Jan Harvey
Lisa Harris:
Jennifer Bea
Miss Rosemary Lawrence:
Sarah Moyle
Bill Pearson:
Jack Derges
Mrs Buckley:
Clare Burt
Reverend Buckley:
Richard Huw
Bessie Cradditch:
Kerry Washington
Jessica Mundy:
Alexandrea Wilson
Producer:
Mike Hobson
Producer:
Trudy Coleman
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

WPC 56

Series 1

Episode 5: Little Boy Lost

Duration: 47 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Drama set in 1956 following the first WPC in a West Midlands town. Gina's life is put in danger when an attempt to lure the killer takes a deadly twist. Show more

Contributors

DI Jack Burns:
Kieran Bew
Reverend Buckley:
Richard Huw
WPC Gina Dawson:
Jennie Jacques
Mrs Buckley:
Clare Burt
Gerry Sullivan:
Adam Sopp
Chief Superintendent Coulson:
John Bowler
Sgt Sidney Fenton:
Charlie De'Ath
Chief Insp Roger Nelson:
John Light
Bill Pearson:
Jack Derges
Cathy Sinclair:
Justine Michelle Cain
Frank Marshall:
Philip Hill-Pearson
Brenda Dawson:
Kathryn Hunt
Joe Dawson:
Jonty Stephens
PC Eddie Coulson:
Chris Overton
Desk Sgt Peter Pratt:
Gerard Horan
Deborah Burns:
Marianne Oldham
Dr Hurley:
Chris Larkin
George Stern:
Mark Rice-Oxley
Producer:
Mike Hobson
Producer:
Trudy Coleman
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter
Director:
Niall Fraser

WPC 56

Series 2

Episode 1: Cry, Cry, Cry

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Drama series set in 1956. The travelling fair comes to Brinford, and the search for a runaway girl draws WPC Dawson into a feud between fair workers and teddy boys. Show more

Contributors

WPC Gina Dawson:
Jennie Jacques
Sergeant Sidney Fenton:
Charlie De'Ath
DI Max Harper:
Ben Turner
Chief Constable Coulson:
John Bowler
Chief Inspector Briggs:
Mark Healy
Desk Sergeant Swift:
James Barriscale
PC Tommy Perkins:
Liam Jeavons
Susie Nightingale:
Rachel Leskovac
Linus Brody:
Tim Plester
Rebecca Jones:
Jessica Duncan
Rosie Turner:
Emma Cooke
Ned Garrett:
Michael Ryan
Chris Hutton:
Danny Szam
Abigail Fenton:
Martha Howe-Douglas
Peggy Fenton:
Niamh Spelman
Lottie Harris:
Alicia Charles
Lenny Powell:
Michael Higgs
Michael Maddock:
Nigel Travis
DI Jack Burns:
Kieran Bew
Daniel Prembrook:
Nigel Lister
Brendan McCormac:
Francis Magee
Sean McCormac:
Jack Montgomery
Tracey Nichols:
Leila Mimmack
Gary Nichols:
Tom Philips
Jazz Singer:
Laura Jean Clinton
Director:
Niall Fraser
Producer:
Carol Harding
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

WPC 56

Series 2

Episode 2: Dead Man Dancing

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Drama series set in 1956. Max and Fenton investigate a flood of counterfeit notes, while the outcome of the boxing match leaves everyone reeling. Show more

Contributors

WPC Gina Dawson:
Jennie Jacques
Sergeant Sidney Fenton:
Charlie De'Ath
Chief Constable Coulson:
John Bowler
DI Max Harper:
Ben Turner
Chief Inspector Briggs:
Mark Healy
Desk Sergeant Swift:
James Barriscale
PC Tommy Perkins:
Liam Jeavons
Susie Nightingale:
Rachel Leskovac
Linus Brody:
Tim Plester
Rebecca Jones:
Jessica Duncan
Rosie Turner:
Emma Cooke
Ned Garrett:
Michael Ryan
Chris Hutton:
Danny Szam
Lottie Harris:
Alicia Charles
Lenny Powell:
Michael Higgs
Michael Maddock:
Nigel Travis
Stella Monckton:
Angela Lonsdale
Harry Walker:
Tony Turner
Charlie Crane:
Paul McEwan
Boxing Commentator:
Jonathan Rigby
Lizzy Maddock:
Harmonie Lloyd
Jazz Singer:
Laura Jean Clinton
Director:
Niall Fraser
Producer:
Carol Harding
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

WPC 56

Series 2

Episode 3: Eye of the Storm

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Drama series set in 1956. An undercover operation threatens to expose a secret that could ruin Inspector Briggs, and Susie takes action when Tommy is bullied. Show more

Contributors

WPC Gina Dawson:
Jennie Jacques
Sergeant Sidney Fenton:
Charlie De'Ath
Chief Constable Coulson:
John Bowler
DI Max Harper:
Ben Turner
Chief Inspector Briggs:
Mark Healy
Desk Sergeant Swift:
James Barriscale
PC Tommy Perkins:
Liam Jeavons
Susie Nightingale:
Rachel Leskovac
Rebecca Jones:
Jessica Duncan
Rosie Turner:
Emma Cooke
Ned Garrett:
Michael Ryan
Chris Hutton:
Danny Szam
Abigail Fenton:
Martha Howe-Douglas
Lottie Harris:
Alicia Charles
Lenny Powell:
Michael Higgs
Charlotte Briggs:
Patricia Potter
Carl Saunders:
Daniel Brocklebank
Tobias Hunt:
Ross Armstrong
Jazz Singer:
Laura Jean Clinton
Director:
Niall Fraser
Producer:
Carol Harding
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

WPC 56

Series 2

Episode 4: That Old Devil Called Love

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Drama series set in 1956. Coulson's sexual advances on Gina take a sinister turn, Fenton is exposed and Swift becomes obsessed with Susie's new beau. Show more

Contributors

WPC Gina Dawson:
Jennie Jacques
Sergeant Sidney Fenton:
Charlie De'Ath
Chief Constable Coulson:
John Bowler
DI Max Harper:
Ben Turner
Chief Inspector Briggs:
Mark Healy
Desk Sergeant Swift:
James Barriscale
PC Tommy Perkins:
Liam Jeavons
Susie Nightingale:
Rachel Leskovac
Rebecca Jones:
Jessica Duncan
Rosie Turner:
Emma Cooke
Chris Hutton:
Danny Szam
Abigail Fenton:
Martha Howe-Douglas
Lenny Powell:
Michael Higgs
Alan Reynolds:
David Corbett
Jane Delemere:
Fiona Paul
Director:
James Larkin
Producer:
Carol Harding
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

WPC 56

Series 2

Episode 5: The Harder They Fall

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Drama series set in 1956. Tommy has a chance meeting with a bullied schoolboy, and Fenton enlists help from an unlikely party to track down Lenny Powell. Show more

Contributors

WPC Gina Dawson:
Jennie Jacques
Sergeant Sidney Fenton:
Charlie De'Ath
Chief Constable Coulson:
John Bowler
DI Max Harper:
Ben Turner
Chief Inspector Briggs:
Mark Healy
Desk Sergeant Swift:
James Barriscale
PC Tommy Perkins:
Liam Jeavons
Susie Nightingale:
Rachel Leskovac
Rebecca Jones:
Jessica Duncan
Rosie Turner:
Emma Cooke
Chris Hutton:
Danny Szam
Abigail Fenton:
Martha Howe-Douglas
Lenny Powell:
Michael Higgs
Daniel Pembrook:
Nigel Lister
Gordon Matthews:
Rob Dixon
David Adams:
Conner Chapman
Albert Chapman:
Shaun Thomas
Director:
James Larkin
Producer:
Carol Harding
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

WPC 56

Series 3

Episode 5: Requiem

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Drama series set in the 1950s. News of a tragic event forces the team to decide where their loyalties lie, but will they take a stand against Coulson? Show more

Contributors

WPC Annie Taylor:
Claudia Jessie
Sergeant Sidney Fenton:
Charlie De'Ath
DI Harry Sawyer:
Olly Rix
Desk Sergeant John Swift:
James Barriscale
PC Tommy Perkins:
Liam Jeavons
Susie Nightingale:
Rachel Leskovac
Assistant Chief Constable Coulson:
John Bowler
David Meyer:
Matt Kennard
Gabriel Meyer:
Sam Kennard
Doctor Ellis:
Sean Baker
Iris Hartley:
Janet Dibley
William Sheppard:
Stephen Casey
Charlotte Briggs:
Charlotte Lucas
Douglas Taylor:
John Duttine
Gloria Da Costa:
Melissa James
Carl Saunders:
Daniel Brocklebank
Vicky Hall:
Joanna Higson
Reverend West:
Nick Danan
Producer:
Carol Harding
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

WPC 56

Series 3

Episode 2: Walk the Line

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Drama series set in the 1950s. Annie's involvement in a gruesome murder case causes a rift with her father. Fenton worries he is no longer up to the job. Show more

Contributors

WPC Annie Taylor:
Claudia Jessie
Sergeant Sidney Fenton:
Charlie De'Ath
DI Harry Sawyer:
Olly Rix
Desk Sergeant John Swift:
James Barriscale
Chief Inspector Briggs:
Mark Healy
PC Tommy Perkins:
Liam Jeavons
Susie Nightingale:
Rachel Leskovac
Assistant Chief Constable Coulson:
John Bowler
Carl Saunders:
Daniel Brocklebank
Charlotte Briggs:
Charlotte Lucas
Douglas Taylor:
John Duttine
Lydia Taylor:
Melanie Kilburn
Brigadier Graham Morris:
Paul Moriarty
Margaret Morris:
Eileen Battye
William Sheppard:
Stephen Casey
Gloria Da Costa:
Melissa James
David Meyer:
Matt Kennard
Iris Hartley:
Janet Dibley
Doctor Ellis:
Sean Baker
Vicky Hall:
Joanna Higson
Wally King:
Jim Cartwright
Ronnie Clarke:
Nick Holder
Marty Havers:
Adam Lawrence
Director:
Lisa Clarke
Producer:
Carol Harding
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

WPC 56

Series 3

Episode 1: A Different Beat

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Drama series set in the 1950s. A beauty contest sets Brinford's new WPC Annie Taylor on the trail of a shady predator who is targeting contestants. Show more

Contributors

WPC Annie Taylor:
Claudia Jessie
Sergeant Sidney Fenton:
Charlie De'Ath
DI Harry Sawyer:
Olly Rix
Desk Sergeant John Swift:
James Barriscale
Chief Inspector Briggs:
Mark Healy
PC Tommy Perkins:
Liam Jeavons
Susie Nightingale:
Rachel Leskovac
Assistant Chief Constable Coulson:
John Bowler
Carl Saunders:
Daniel Brocklebank
Charlotte Briggs:
Charlotte Lucas
Douglas Taylor:
John Duttine
David Meyer:
Matt Kennard
Lydia Taylor:
Melanie Kilburn
Brigadier Graham Morris:
Paul Moriarty
Margaret Morris:
Eileen Battye
William Sheppard:
Stephen Casey
Gloria Da Costa:
Melissa James
Clifford Starkey:
Brian Capron
Lucy Hamilton:
Eliza Butterworth
Helen Reilly:
Amy Shepherd
June Sawyer:
Susannah Doyle
Lily Krajnik:
Eve Pearce
Doctor Forester:
Robin Bowerman
Director:
Lisa Clarke
Producer:
Carol Harding
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

WPC 56

Series 3

Episode 3: From the Shadows

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Drama series set in the 1950s. Events take a sinister turn when DI Sawyer's missing suspect makes a violent reappearance, and the net tightens around Briggs. Show more

Contributors

WPC Annie Taylor:
Claudia Jessie
Sergeant Sidney Fenton:
Charlie De'Ath
DI Harry Sawyer:
Olly Rix
Desk Sergeant John Swift:
James Barriscale
Chief Inspector Briggs:
Mark Healy
PC Tommy Perkins:
Liam Jeavons
Susie Nightingale:
Rachel Leskovac
Assistant Chief Constable Coulson:
John Bowler
Carl Saunders:
Daniel Brocklebank
Charlotte Briggs:
Charlotte Lucas
Douglas Taylor:
John Duttine
David Meyer:
Matt Kennard
Gabriel Meyer:
Sam Kennard
Vicky Hall:
Joanna Higson
Iris Hartley:
Janet Dibley
Doctor Ellis:
Sean Baker
Mrs Logan:
Katy Secombe
Director:
Lisa Clarke
Producer:
Carol Harding
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter

WPC 56

Series 3

Episode 4: The Wayward Wind

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Drama series set in the 1950s. Coulson uses Briggs's misfortune to reassert his power at the station, and DI Sawyer questions a suspect with a chilling story. Show more

Contributors

WPC Annie Taylor:
Claudia Jessie
Sergeant Sidney Fenton:
Charlie De'Ath
DI Harry Sawyer:
Olly Rix
Desk Sergeant John Swift:
James Barriscale
Chief Inspector Briggs:
Mark Healy
PC Tommy Perkins:
Liam Jeavons
Susie Nightingale:
Rachel Leskovac
Assistant Chief Constable Coulson:
John Bowler
Charlotte Briggs:
Charlotte Lucas
Gloria Da Costa:
Melissa James
Lee Sallis:
Cesare Taurasi
Pauline Sallis:
Louise Mardenborough
Norma Plummer:
Vicky Longley
David Meyer:
Matt Kennard
Gabriel Meyer:
Sam Kennard
Carl Saunders:
Daniel Brocklebank
Douglas Taylor:
John Duttine
Lydia Taylor:
Melanie Kilburn
William Sheppard:
Stephen Casey
Iris Hartley:
Janet Dibley
Doctor Ellis:
Sean Baker
Producer:
Carol Harding
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Executive Producer:
Will Trotter