It's Not Such A Bad Job After All is the 5th episode of The Bill. Investigations into a teenage suicide lead to the seedy world of pornography.
Plot[edit | edit source]
After being given a hard time by Galloway after finding a suicide, WPC Ackland considers chucking in the job. Further investigation leads to a porn film ring.
Cast[edit | edit source]
(Episode Cast: in credits order)
- Eric Richard as Sgt. Cryer
- John Salthouse as Det. Insp. Galloway
- Trudie Goodwin as W.P.C. Ackland
- Mark Wingett as P.C. Carver
- Tony Scannell as Det. Sgt. Roach
- Jon Iles as Det. Con. Dashwood
- Colin Blumenau as P.C. Edwards
- Gary Olsen as P.C. Litten
- Roger Leach as Sgt. Penny
- John Savident as Video Shop Owner
- Sadie Hamilton as Rachel Dymock
- Geoffrey Bateman as Pathologist
- Brian Osborne as Mr. Atkinson
- Diana Payan as Mrs. Atkinson
- Peter Jonfield as Henry
- Edward Brayshaw as Film Director
- Susan Ford as Receptionist
- Cindy Day as Amanda Jenkins
- Rebecca Lacey as Video Shop Assistant
- Jonathan Scott as Pathologist's Assistant
- Ashley Gunstock as P.C. Frank
- Robert Hudson as P.C. Smith
- Ralph Watson as Scenes of Crime Officer
Notes[edit | edit source]
- This episode features bad language and full-frontal nudity – a reflection of what was acceptable in the show's then post-watershed timeslot (9.00 p.m.).
Release[edit | edit source]
- The episode was also released on the Series 1 DVD Boxset released by Network in the UK in 2005.
- The Series 1 DVD Boxset was released in North America in 2007.