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Z-Cars or Z Cars was a British television drama series centred on the work of mobile uniformed police in the fictional town of Newtown, based on Kirkby, Merseyside. [1]

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Allan O'Keefe

Allan O'Keefe is a British actor, known mostly for his work on British television.

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Allan Prior

Allan Prior (13 January 1922, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, – 1 June 2006) was an English television scriptwriter and novelist, who wrote over 300 television episodes from the 1950s onwards.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Barlow at Large

Barlow at Large is a British television programme broadcast in the 1970s, starring Stratford Johns in the title role.

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Barrow-in-Furness (commonly known as Barrow) is a town and seaport in the county of Cumbria, England.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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BBC Archives

The BBC Archives are collections documenting the BBC's broadcasting history, including copies of television and radio broadcasts, internal documents, photographs, online content, sheet music, commercially available music, press cuttings and historic equipment.

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BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.

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Bernard Holley

Bernard Holley (born 9 August 1940 in Eastcote, Middlesex) is a British actor whose career has spanned more than 40 years.

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BFI TV 100

The BFI TV 100 is a list compiled in 2000 by the British Film Institute (BFI), chosen by a poll of industry professionals, to determine what were the greatest British television programmes of any genre ever to have been screened.

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Brian Blessed

Brian Blessed (born 9 October 1936) is an English actor.

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Brian Grellis

Brian Grellis (born 1937) is a British actor, best known for his role in the television series Z-Cars as Det.

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British Film Institute

The British Film Institute (BFI) is a charitable organisation established by Royal Charter to.

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Chief constable

Chief constable is the rank used by the chief police officer of every territorial police force in the United Kingdom except for the City of London Police and the Metropolitan Police, as well as the chief officers of the three 'special' national police forces, the British Transport Police, Ministry of Defence Police, and Civil Nuclear Constabulary.

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Chief superintendent

Chief superintendent is a senior rank in police forces organised on the British model.

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Colin Welland

Colin Welland (born 4 July 1934) is a British actor and screenwriter.

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Columbia Graphophone Company

The Columbia Graphophone Company was one of the earliest gramophone companies in the United Kingdom.

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David Daker

David Daker (born 1935) is an English actor.

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David Jackson (British actor)

David Jackson (15 July 1934 – 25 July 2005) was a British actor best known for his role as Olag Gan in the first two seasons of Blake's 7 and as Detective Constable Braithwaite in Z-Cars from 1972 to 1978.

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David Rose (producer)

David E. Rose (born 22 November 1924, Swanage, Dorset) is a retired television producer and commissioning editor.

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Davy Jones (musician)

David Thomas "Davy" Jones (30 December 1945 – 29 February 2012) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, actor and businessman best known as one of the Monkees four man pop rock group and co-star of the TV series of the same name.

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Derek Waring

Derek Waring (born Derek Barton-Chapple; 26 April 1927 – 20 February 2007) was an English actor who is best remembered for playing Detective Inspector Goss in Z-Cars from 1969 to 1973.

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Dixon of Dock Green

Dixon of Dock Green was a BBC television series about daily life at a London police station, with the emphasis on petty crime, successfully controlled through common sense and human understanding.

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Douglas Fielding

Douglas Fielding (born 6 June 1946) is a British actor of film and television, best known for playing the role of policeman Roy Quick in the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 1985 until 1986.

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Dudley Foster

Dudley Foster (7 August 1924 – 8 January 1973) was an English actor most notable on TV.

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Everton F.C.

Everton Football Club are an English football club based in Liverpool, playing in the Premier League.

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Folk music

Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.

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Ford Zephyr

The Ford Zephyr is a car that was manufactured by Ford of Britain.

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Frank Windsor

Frank Windsor (born Frank W. Higgins 12 July 1927, Walsall, Staffordshire) is an English actor, mainly on television.

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Fritz Spiegl

Fritz Spiegl (27 January 1926 – 23 March 2003) was born at Zurndorf, Austria, the son of an agricultural merchant and his Jewish wife.

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Gary Watson

Gary Watson (13 June 1930 in Shropshire, England) is a retired British television actor who started out as a stage actor most notably acting in Friedrich Hebbel's 1962 play Judith at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Sean Connery.

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Geoffrey Hayes

Geoffrey Hayes (born 13 March 1942 in Stockport, Cheshire) is an English television presenter and actor, best known as the host of Thames Television's top-rated children's show Rainbow from 1973 to 1991.

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Geoffrey Whitehead

Geoffrey Whitehead (born 1 October 1939, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire) is an English actor.

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George Sewell

George Sewell (31 August 19242 April 2007) was an English actor.

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Goodison Park

Goodison Park is a football stadium located in Walton, Liverpool, England.

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Ian Cullen

Ian Cullen (born 20 October 1944) is a British actor.

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Jack the Ripper (1973 TV series)

Jack the Ripper is a six-part BBC television drama made in 1973, in which the case of the Jack the Ripper murders is reopened and analysed by Detective Chief Superintendents Barlow and Watt (Stratford Johns and Frank Windsor, respectively).

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James Cossins

James Cossins (4 December 1933 – 12 February 1997) was an English character actor.

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James Ellis (actor)

James "Jimmy" Ellis (15 March 1931 – 8 March 2014) was a Northern Irish actor and stage director with a career stretching over sixty years.

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Jeremy Kemp

Jeremy Kemp (born 3 January 1935) is an English actor.

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Jerome Willis

Jerome Barry Willis (23 October 1928 – 11 January 2014) was a prominent British stage and screen actor with more than 100 screen credits to his name.

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John Barrie

John Barrie (6 May 191724 March 1980) was a British actor who appeared in a number of television shows and films, but became best known for his roles on the police series Sergeant Cork and Z-Cars in the 1960s.

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John Challis

John Challis (born 16 August 1942) is an English actor.

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John Collin (actor)

John Collin (18 October 1928 – 25 February 1987) was a British actor frequently seen on UK television during the 1960s and 1970s, mainly in supporting roles.

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John Phillips (actor)

William John Phillips MC, (20 July 1914 – 11 May 1995) was an English actor.

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John Slater (actor)

John Slater (22 August 1916 – 9 January 1975) was a British character actor who usually portrayed lugubrious, amiable cockney types.

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John Thaw

John Edward Thaw, CBE (3 January 1942 – 21 February 2002) was an English actor.

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John Woodvine

John Woodvine (born 21 July 1929) is an English stage and screen actor who has appeared in more than 70 theatre productions, as well as a similar number of television and film roles.

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Johnny Keating

John ("Johnny") Keating (10 September 1927 – 28 May 2015) was a Scottish musician, songwriter and arranger.

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Joseph Brady (actor)

Joseph Brady (9 October 1928 – 12 June 2001) was a Scottish actor.

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Joss Ackland

Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland, CBE (born 29 February 1928), known as Joss Ackland, is an English actor who has appeared in more than 130 film and television roles.

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Ken Jones (actor)

Ken Jones (20 February 1930 – 13 February 2014) was an English actor.

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Kinescope, shortened to kine, also known as telerecording in Britain, is a recording of a television program made by filming the picture from a video monitor.

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Kirkby is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, Merseyside, England.

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Lancashire Constabulary

Lancashire Constabulary is the territorial police force responsible for policing the ceremonial county of Lancashire in the North West England.

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Lancaster, Lancashire

Lancaster, or is the county town of Lancashire, England.

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Leonard Rossiter

Leonard Rossiter (21 October 1926 – 5 October 1984) was an English actor with a long career in the theatre.

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Leonard Williams (actor)

Leonard Williams (born Liverpool 1917 - died London 15 November 1962) was a British actor.

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Leslie Sands

Leslie Sands (19 May 1921 – 9 May 2001) was a British actor and writer of TV and film.

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Live television

Live television refers to a television production broadcast in real-time, as events happen, in the present.

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Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, England, on the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary.

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Lynn Farleigh

Lynn Farleigh (born 3 May 1942) is an English actress of stage and screen.

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Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 514,417 in 2013.

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Marcus Hammond

Marcus Hammond is an English actor who was active in the 1960s and 1970s, playing the role of Antodus in the 1963 Doctor Who serial The Daleks, as well as recurring roles in Z Cars as PC Taylor and Kate as Stephen Graham.

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Merseyside is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1.38 million.

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Nicholas Smith (actor)

Nicholas Smith (born 5 March 1934) is an English actor who is best known for playing the bald and jug-eared manager, of the fictional department store Grace Brothers, Mr Rumbold, in the BBC sitcom Are You Being Served?.

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Norrie Paramor

Norrie Paramor (born Norman William Paramor; 15 May 1914 – 9 September 1979) was a British record producer, composer, arranger and orchestral conductor.

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Northern England

Northern England, also known as the North of England, the North or the North Country, is a cultural region of England.

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Pamela Greer

Pamela Greer is a British actress, who is best known for her roles on television during the 1960s.

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Paul Angelis

Paul Angelis (born 18 January 1943, Liverpool) is an English actor and writer best known for his role as PC Bannerman in the British television series Z-Cars.

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Philips Records

Philips Records is a record label that was founded by the Dutch electronics company Philips.

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Prenton Park

Prenton Park is an association football stadium in Birkenhead, England.

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Pye Records

Pye Records was a British record label.

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Radio Times

Radio Times is a British weekly television and radio programme listings magazine.

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Ray Lonnen

Raymond Stanley Lonnen (18 May 1940 – 11 July 2014) was an English stage and television actor.

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Record Retailer

Record Retailer was a trade newspaper for the UK record industry.

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River Mersey

The River Mersey is a river in North West England.

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Second Verdict

Second Verdict is a six-part BBC television series from 1976, of dramatised documentaries in which classic criminal cases and unsolved crimes from history were re-appraised by fictional police officers.

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Soap opera

A soap opera, soapie, or soap is a serial drama on television or radio which features related story lines about the lives of many characters.

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Softly, Softly (TV series)

Softly, Softly is a British television drama series, produced by the BBC and screened on BBC 1 from January 1966.

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Softly, Softly: Taskforce

Softly, Softly: Taskforce is a police based drama series which ran on BBC 1 from 1969 to 1976.

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Stephanie Turner

Stephanie Turner (born 25 May 1944 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England) is an actres She is best known for the lead role of Inspector Jean Darblay in the first three series of the 1980s television BBC police drama Juliet Bravo (1980-82).

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Stephen Yardley

Stephen Yardley (born 24 March 1942) is an English actor, known for his work on British television between 1965 and 2004.

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Stratford Johns

Stratford Johns, born Alan Edgar Stratford-Johns, (22 September 1925 – 29 January 2002) was a popular English stage, film and television actor who is best remembered for his starring role as Detective Inspector Charlie Barlow in the innovative and long-running BBC police series Z-Cars.

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Susan Jameson

Susan I.M. Jameson (born 13 August 1941) is an English actress who is best known for her television work.

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Television in the United Kingdom

Television broadcasting started in the:United Kingdom in 1936 as public service free of advertising.

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Terence Edmond

Terence Edmond (22 November 1939 – 14 March 2009) was an English actor, who played PC Ian Sweet in 78 episodes of Z-Cars between 1962 and 1964.

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The Monkees

The Monkees are an American pop/rock band that released music in their original incarnation between 1965 and 1971, with subsequent reunion albums and tours in the decades that followed.

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Theme from Z-Cars

"Theme from Z-Cars" was the theme tune to the long-running BBC television drama Z-Cars.

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Tranmere Rovers F.C.

Tranmere Rovers Football Club is an English professional association football club founded in 1884, and based in Birkenhead, Wirral.

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Troy Kennedy Martin

Troy Kennedy Martin (15 February 1932 – 15 September 2009) was a Scottish-born film and television screenwriter best known for creating the long-running BBC TV police series Z-Cars, and for the award-winning 1985 anti-nuclear drama Edge of Darkness.

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United! was a British television series which was produced by the BBC between 1965 and 1967, and was broadcast twice-weekly on BBC1.

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Victor Brooks

Victor Brooks (November 11, 1918 – 1999) was a British film and television actor.

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Victoria Plucknett

Victoria Plucknett is a Welsh television actress, best known for playing the character of Diane Ashurst in the Welsh soap opera Pobol y Cwm and Mary in The Duchess of Duke Street.

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Virginia Stride

Virginia Stride (born Virginia Thomas in Yokohama, Japan) is a British actress of stage and screen who first came to public attention on television in the 1960s.

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Watford F.C.

Watford Football Club is a football club based in Hertfordshire, England, which plays in the Premier League, the highest level of English football.

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Wiping, also known as junking, is a colloquial term for action taken by radio and television production and broadcasting companies, in which old audiotapes, videotapes, and telerecordings (kinescopes), are erased, reused, or destroyed.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Z-car (disambiguation)

Z-car, Z-Cars, or zed-car may refer to.

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Z-Cars or Z Cars was a British television drama series centred on the work of mobile uniformed police in the fictional town of Newtown, based on Kirkby, Merseyside.

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