Episode No.   Series
1552 2000x076
Original Airdate
21 November 2000 FlagIcon UK small
Written By
Nigel Baldwin
Directed By
Gwennan Sage
Episode Chronology:
A Gathering Storm is the 1555th episode of The Bill.

PC Smith is suspected of having racist or personal motives when he fails to respond to an urgent assistance call from PC McCann, who is badly beaten by a gang of neo-Nazi skinheads. Determined to clear his name, Smith veers dangerously close to compromising an SO10 undercover operation to arrest the gang's leader, Jurgen Holz, on drug trafficking charges.

  • Alex Walkinshaw as PC Dale Smith
  • Clive Wedderburn as PC Gary McCann
  • Eric Richard as Sgt Bob Cryer
  • Tony O'Callaghan as Sgt Matthew Boyden
  • Ged Simmons as DI Alex Cullen
  • Rene Zagger as PC Nick Klein
  • Suzanne Maddock as PC Cass Rickman
  • Samantha Robson as PC Vicky Hagen
  • Matthew Crompton as PC Sam Harker
  • Trudie Goodwin as Sgt June Ackland
  • Steven Hartley as Supt Tom Chandler
  • George Rossi as DC Duncan Lennox
  • Ben Roberts as Ch Insp Derek Conway
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