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Spender: Kid (S3EP2 BBC One 12 Jan 1993, Rodney Bewes)



Kid: Dan isn’t getting much sleep as he is wanting to win first prize for his flowers, so he and his friend are doing shifts on keeping guard! Spender takes Laura and Kate out for the day. Whilst out on the hills Kate witnesses an attempted murder. A young boy called Jason Bamford is pushed off a cliff. Spender sends Stick out looking for the boy’s attackers. He comes across a doss-house where free meals are being handed out. However, nobody will reveal anything about Jason Bamford, who has run away from home.

Episode Writer: Jimmy Nail’s sister Val McLane.

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

Guest Cast: Denise Welch (Francis), Dawn Winlow (Laura), Lynn Harrison (Kate), Hywel Berry, Colin McCormack, Belinda Chapman, Rodney Bewes, Garry Cooper, Rachel Shannon, Ian Redford, Malcolm Terris, Jack Deam

Writer: Val McLane / Director: Ian Knox

Airdate: 12 Jan 1993 on BBC One Two

Series: Spender Season 3 Episode 2

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