A Fresh Start
New station photo shoot

Brownlow standing outside the newly rebuilt station preparing to be photographed

Episode No.   Series
231 1990x044
Original Airdate
31st May 1990 FlagIcon UK small
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A Fresh Start is the 231st episode of The Bill.


Brownlow is photographed outside the completed building. There are 8 rooms uncompleted. Garfield almost stops the local MP attending the function. Penny inspects the cells. A teenager trying to report a murder is manhandled to the cells. The body is linked to the murder of the abducted boy in Canley Fields. Brownlow won't stop long enough for Conway to tell him about the murder.


(Episode Cast: in credits order)


  • First appearance of Simon Rouse as Det. Supt. Jack Meadows of AMIP. Meadows would go on to make a number of guest appearances before being demoted to D.C.I. and transferring to divisonal CID at Sun Hill in the episode Re-Hab.
  • This episode follows on from the events in Canley Fields.

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