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Burnside (ITV 2000, Chris Ellison, Zoe Eeles)



Crime drama series. Spin off from The Bill. One of that shows most popular characters Frank Burnside takes over as head of a new police unit, part of the National Crime Squad. Burnside was equipped with two new partners the black and homosexual Dave Summers and the attractive action girl Sam Phillips (whom Burnside had a frisson of sexual chemistry with). Each story was carried over two episodes.

UK / ITV Network-Thames-Pearson / 6×60 minutes / 2000 6 July – 10 August Thursdays 9.00pm

Producer: Jamie Nuttgens / Music: Stanley Nuttgens, Mike Scott / Script Editor: Karen Askar / Design: Ian Russell / Executive Producer: Richard Handford

Christopher Ellison as Frank Burnside
Zoë Eeles as Det. Const. Sam Phillips
Justin Pierre as Dave Summers
Andrew Readman as Supt. Brian Lee
Paul Gilmore as Chris Gibson
John White as Detective Constable Pete Moss
Shane Richie as Tony Shotton
Tony Selby as Jim Summers
Paul Nicholas as Ronnie Buchan
Charles Dale as Billy Holden
Roderic Culver as John Renfrew
Sean Gleeson as Mark Evans
Mark Letheren as Jerry Forbes
Kate Gartside as Dr. Anna Grantham



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