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Beer and Bicycles
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Episode No.   Series
176 1989x093
Original Airdate
21st November 1989 Flag of United Kingdom
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Beer and Bicycles is the 176th episode of The Bill.

Ch. Insp. Conway talks to the relief about image: "Efficient service with a smile". W.P.C. Martella is asked to do surgery that afternoon. Booze has been found in the Collator's room, leading Conway to search the rest of the station for any more. P.C. Edwards goes for counselling. He thinks it will be a one-off but the counsellor thinks different. The counsellor thinks he made headway until Taffy makes a comment about wasting time. Edwards sends his wife to Wales to look for a house for them. P.C. Able is on patrol on a bike, catching a woman getting out of a car used in a wages snatch. P.C. Stamp is not happy that he has to transport the dog handler around in the area car.


  • Colin Blumenau as P.C. Edwards
  • Ben Roberts as Ch. Insp. Conway
  • Barbara Thorn as Insp. Frazer
  • Graham Cole as P.C. Stamp
  • Trudie Goodwin as W.P.C. Ackland
  • Nula Conwell as W.P.C. Martella
  • Mark Haddigan as P.C. Able
  • Chris Humphreys as P.C. Turnham
  • Andrew Mackintosh as D.S. Greig
  • Larry Dann as Sgt. Peters
  • Lynne Miller as W.P.C. Marshall
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