Hard Cash
Episode No.   Series
1271 1998x003
Original Airdate
6th January 1998 FlagIcon UK small
Written By
Chris Ould
Directed By
James Hawes
Episode Chronology:
Hard Cash is the 1272nd episode of The Bill.

D.S. Beech and D.C. Carver go in search of a haul of £30,000 in banknotes, missing from a six-year-old robbery.

  • Billy Murray as D.S. Beech
  • Mark Wingett as D.C. Carver
  • Tony O'Callaghan as Sgt. Boyden
  • Huw Higginson as P.C. Garfield
  • Andrea Mason as W.P.C. Keane
  • Lolita Chakrabarti as W.P.C. Blake


  • This was the first episode broadcast with the new title sequence by Bernard Allum, together with Mark Russell's arrangement of the theme tune. These would be used until early 2001.
  • Sgt. Matt Boyden is credited in the episode, but does not appear.
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