Plato For Policemen
Episode No.   Series
278 1990x091
Original Airdate
13th November 1990 FlagIcon UK small
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Plato for Policeman is the 278th episode of The Bill.

A building site night watchman complains about illegal dumping on the site. PC Loxton pulls out a video from a bag. DS Roach and DC Lines visit a supposedly reformed thief, whose van was involved in a burglary. Ch. Supt. Brownlow, Ch. Insp. Conway and DS Greig attend a principles of policing meeting at the police college. DCI Meadows is also in attendance. Greig got the highest marks, and Brownlow thinks it was all a waste of money. WPC Ackland and PC Hollis investigate the non-appearance of neighbours and find a woman bound and gagged in her bedroom. She was the victim of a burglary.

  • Tony Scannell as D.S. Roach
  • Andrew Mackintosh as D.S. Greig
  • Kevin Lloyd as D.C. Lines
  • Clive Wood as D.C.I. Wray
  • Peter Ellis as Ch. Supt. Brownlow
  • Ben Roberts as Ch. Insp. Conway
  • Trudie Goodwin as W.P.C. Ackland
  • Jeff Stewart as P.C. Hollis
  • Seeta Indrani as W.P.C. Datta
  • Tom Butcher as P.C. Loxton
  • Colin Alldridge as P.C. Young

Kerry Peers, who plays Jenny Whittaker, would later join the cast as W.P.C.Suzi Croft.

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