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The Detective (BBC Crime, Tom Bell, Terence Rigby)



Five part BBC crime drama serial The Detective focused on Metropolitan police commander Ken Crocker (Tom Bell) who is determined to stamp out corruption.

Fabulous actor Tom Bell scored highly as Crocker, the cast also included the always good value Terence Rigby and Michael Cochrane.

Cast: Tom Bell as Commander Ken Crocker; Mark Eden as Wilf Penfield; Niall Toibin as Sir Walter Jones; Terence Rigby as Mars; Victoria Fairbrother as Linda Crocker; Sasha Mitchell as Alison Crocker; Michael Cochrane as David Marchwint

Writer: Ted Whitehead / Novel: Paul Ferris / Script Editor: Brian Wright / Music: Dave Greenslade / Producer: Sally Head / Director: Don Leaver

UK / BBC One / 5×50 minute episodes / Broadcast 10 May – 7 June 1985