Chief, The (ITV 1990-1995, Tim Pigott-Smith, Martin Shaw)

Crime drama series The Chief detailed the cases of a hard working Chief Constable in a regional police force in East Anglia. Tim Pigott-Smith played Chief Constable Stafford for the first two and a bit seasons before Martin Shaw came on board as Chief Constable Alan Cade for the remainder of the series.

cast
TIM PIGOTT-SMITH as Ch. Con John Stafford (seasons 1-3)
MARTIN SHAW as Ch. Con Alan Cade (From season 3)
KAREN ARCHER as Anne Stewart
JUDY LOE as Dr Elizabeth Stafford
INGRID LACEY as Alison Dell
JULIAN GLOVER as Andrew Blake
EAMON BOLAND as DCS Jim Gray

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crew details
Creator: Jeffrey Caine
Theme Music: Nigel Beaham-Powell and Bella Russell
Executive Producer: Brenda Reid
Producers: Ruth Boswell, John Davies

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: ITV – Anglia
Duration: 35×50 minute episodes
Aired From: 20 April 1990 – 16 June 1995

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