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Spender: At the End of the Day (S2EP6 BBC One 11 Feb 1992, Jean Heywood)



At the End of the Day: Spender faces a crisis of conscience when he refuses to intervene when a robbery takes place near to where he is shopping with his daughters. An old newspaper seller is badly injured in the robbery and later dies. Jean Heywood and James Garbutt who play husband and wife here had played a married couple in the highly popular 1970’s drama When The Boat Comes In.

Regular Cast: Jimmy Nail (Spender), Peter Guinness (Detective Chief Superintendent Gillespie), Sammy Johnson (Stick), Berwick Kaler (Dan Boyd)

Guest Cast: Mickey Hutton (Spud), Brendan P. Healy (Eric), Denise Welch (Frances), Tony McAnaney (Keith), Dawn Winlow (Laura), Lynn Harrison (Kate), Jean Heywood, Paul Brennen, Antony Cable, Andy Fletcher, James Garbutt.

Writer: Jimmy Nail / Director: Roger Bamford

Airdate: 11 Feb 1992 on BBC One Two

Series: Spender Season 2 Episode 6

Show Info: After working undercover in London Geordie cop Spender returns to Newcastle to work deep undercover.