Ground Rules
Episode No.   Series
252 1990x065
Original Airdate
14th August 1990 FlagIcon UK small
Written By
Directed By
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Ground Rules is the 252nd episode of The Bill.


D.S. Roach and D.C. Dashwood investigate stolen electrical goods. D.I. Burnside talks to Dashwood about interviewing a suspect in the back of a police car. P.C. Quinnan notices a man acting suspiciously in the market. He has stolen a charity jar from a pub. Ch. Supt. Brownlow has a meeting with Ch. Insp. Conway and Insp. Monroe and informs them that the station is due a visit from the Inspectorate.

  • Christopher Ellison as D.I. Burnside
  • Tony Scannell as D.S. Roach
  • Jon Iles as D.C. Dashwood
  • Andrew Paul as P.C. Quinnan
  • Colin Tarrant as Insp. Monroe
  • Ben Roberts as Ch. Insp. Conway
  • Peter Ellis as Ch. Supt. Brownlow
  • Trudie Goodwin as W.P.C. Ackland
  • Larry Dann as Sgt. Peters
  • Nula Conwell as W.D.C. Martella
  • Vikki Gee-Dare as W.P.C. Ford
  • Jeff Stewart as P.C. Hollis
  • Graham Cole as P.C. Stamp
  • Huw Higginson as P.C. Garfield


This was the final episode written by the series' creator Geoff McQueen.

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