Off The Leash
Episode No.   Series
266 1990x079
Original Airdate
2nd October 1990 FlagIcon UK small
Written By
Directed By
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Off The Leash is the 266th episode of The Bill.

D.C.s Dashwood and Lines investigate a robbery. The witness is not prepared to give a statement until the gang is caught. Ch. Supt. Brownlow says CID have to liaise with Insp. Monroe. Former Sun Hill typist Delia French starts work as a probationary WPC. Sgt. Peters is puppy-walking her. She loses it when she is checking car registrations and is videotaped by Lines and D.S. Roach. It is Lines's birthday.

  • Larry Dann as Sgt. Peters
  • Natasha Williams as W.P.C. French
  • Trudie Goodwin as W.P.C. Ackland
  • Clive Wood as D.C.I. Wray
  • Christopher Ellison as D.I. Burnside
  • Tony Scannell as D.S. Roach
  • Kevin Lloyd as D.C. Lines
  • Mark Wingett as D.C. Carver
  • Jon Iles as D.C. Dashwood
  • Peter Ellis as Ch. Supt. Brownlow
  • Colin Tarrant as Insp. Monroe
  • Andrew Paul as P.C. Quinnan
  • Jeff Stewart as P.C. Hollis
  • Huw Higginson as P.C. Garfield
  • Tom Butcher as P.C. Loxton
  • Graham Cole as P.C. Stamp
  • Jonathan Dow as P.C. Stringer
  • Nick Stringer as P.C. Smollett
  • Colin Alldridge as P.C. Young
  • Vikki Gee-Dare as W.P.C. Ford


First regular appearance of W.P.C. Delia French (Natasha Williams). She had previously appeared as civilian typist Delia France in Don't Like Mondays before returning to Sun Hill as a probationary constable. For some reason, the character's surname was altered when she joined the regular cast.

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