Start With The Whistle
Episode No.   Series
287 1990x100
Original Airdate
13th December 1990 FlagIcon UK small
Written By
Directed By
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Start With The Whistle is the 287th episode of The Bill.

Sgt. Penny has to make important decisions after being positively breathalysed at Barton Street. As he prepares to face criminal charges for drink driving, his temporary replacement starts at Sun Hill. After the court case Penny decides to resign for health reasons.

  • Eric Richard as Sgt. Cryer
  • Roger Leach as Sgt. Penny
  • Jeff Stewart as P.C. Hollis
  • Tom Butcher as P.C. Loxton
  • Colin Alldridge as P.C. Young
  • Andrew Paul as P.C. Quinnan
  • Graham Cole as P.C. Stamp
  • Seeta Indrani as W.P.C. Datta
  • Vikki Gee-Dare as W.P.C. Ford
  • Lynne Miller as W.P.C. Marshall
  • Trudie Goodwin as W.P.C. Ackland
  • Natasha Williams as W.P.C. French
  • Ben Roberts as Ch. Insp. Conway
  • Peter Ellis as Ch. Supt. Brownlow
  • Larry Dann as Sgt. Peters
  • Roland Oliver as Sgt. Corrie

First appearance of Sgt. Joseph Corrie (Roland Oliver).

Final regular appearance of Sgt. Tom Penny (Roger Leach). He returns with a guest appearance in Start To Finish.

Part 2 of One For The Road.

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