Fool's Gold
Episode No.   Series
112 1989x029
Original Airdate
11th April 1989 FlagIcon UK small
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Fool's Gold is the 112th episode of The Bill.

D.C. Carver, P.C. Smith and P.C. Ramsey bring in a suspect with a sawn-off shotgun. The suspect is implicated in several Post Office robberies and cuts a deal with D.I. Burnside. A D.I. from Serious Crime comes to talk to the suspect.

W.P.C. Martella brings in a boy who has been shoplifting condoms. His mother has been missing for three days.

  • Eric Richard as Sgt. Cryer
  • Christopher Ellison as D.I. Burnside
  • Tony Scannell as D.S. Roach
  • Roger Leach as Sgt. Penny
  • Mark Wingett as D.C. Carver
  • Robert Hudson as P.C. Smith
  • Nula Conwell as W.P.C. Martella
  • Trudie Goodwin as W.P.C. Ackland
  • Barbara Thorn as Insp. Frazer
  • Ben Roberts as Ch. Insp. Conway
  • Nick Reding as P.C. Ramsey
  • Colin Blumenau as P.C. Edwards
  • Eamonn Walker as P.C. Haynes


Billy Murray, who plays D.I. Jackman from the Serious Crime Squad, would later join the cast as D.S. Don Beech.

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