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Pie in the Sky (BBC-1 1994-1997, Richard Griffiths, Maggie Steed)



Crime drama series. Heavyweight Henry Crabbe combines tackling cases in his capacity as a Detective Inspector in Barstock C.I.D. with running his own gourmet restaurant called Pie In The Sky. Henry was often at loggerheads with his superior Assistant Chief Constable Freddy Fisher who was determined to try and keep Crabbe in the force, Henry’s police partner was usually Sophia Cambrudge.

production details
UK | BBC One – SelecTV – Witzend | 1×90 minutes 37×50 minutes | Broadcast 13 March 1994 – 17 August 1997

Creator: Andrew Payne
Music: Colin Towns
Executive Producers: Allan McKeown, Joanna Willett
Producers: Jacky Stoller, David Wimbury

Richard Griffiths as Henry Crabbe
Maggie Steed as Margaret Crabbe
Malcolm Sinclair as Ass Chief Con Freddy Fisher
Samantha (Janus) Womack as Nicola (Seasons 2-5)
Nick Raggett as Henderson
Bella Enahoro as Sophia Cambridge
Joe Duttine as Steve Turner(94-95)
Keeley Hawes as Stella Jackson
Marsha Thomason as Sally
Kelly Reilly as Tina