Market Forces
Episode No.   Series
285 1990x098
Original Airdate
6th December 1990 FlagIcon UK small
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Market Forces is the 285th episode of The Bill.

P.C. Garfield and P.C. Quinnan are on cycle patrol and catch a youth in the act of stealing a car radio. The boy is homeless, and there is an investigation to find out to whom he is supplying the stolen goods. Matters are complicated when the owner of the car refuses to make a statement.

  • Eric Richard as Sgt. Cryer
  • Peter Ellis Ch. Supt. Brownlow
  • Ben Roberts as Ch. Insp. Conway
  • Larry Dann as Sgt. Peters
  • Roger Leach as Sgt. Penny
  • Huw Higginson as P.C. Garfield
  • Andrew Paul as P.C. Quinnan
  • Graham Cole as P.C. Stamp
  • Jeff Stewart as P.C. Hollis
  • Trudie Goodwin as W.P.C. Ackland
  • Lynne Miller as W.P.C. Marshall
  • Seeta Indrani as W.P.C. Datta
  • Jonathan Dow as P.C. Stringer
  • Tom Butcher as P.C. Loxton


Roberta Taylor, who plays Angie Purser, would later join the cast as Insp.Gina Gold.

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