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

106 relations: Allan O'Keefe, Allan Prior, Association football, Barlow at Large, Barrow-in-Furness, BBC, BBC Archives, BBC One, Bernard Holley, BFI TV 100, Brian Blessed, Brian Grellis, British Film Institute, Chief constable, Chief superintendent, Colin Welland, Columbia Graphophone Company, David Daker, David Jackson (British actor), David Rose (producer), Davy Jones (musician), Derek Waring, Dixon of Dock Green, Douglas Fielding, Dudley Foster, Everton F.C., Folk music, Ford Zephyr, Frank Windsor, Fritz Spiegl, Gary Watson, Geoffrey Hayes, Geoffrey Whitehead, George Sewell, Goodison Park, Home Office radio, Ian Cullen, Inspector Morse (TV series), Jack the Ripper (1973 TV series), James Cossins, James Ellis (actor), Jeremy Kemp, Jerome Willis, John Barrie, John Challis, John Collin (actor), John Phillips (actor), John Slater (actor), John Thaw, John Woodvine, ..., Johnny Keating, Joseph Brady (actor), Joss Ackland, Kaleidoscope (organisation), Ken Jones (actor), Kinescope, Kirkby, Lancashire, Lancashire Constabulary, Lancaster, Lancashire, Leonard Rossiter, Leonard Williams (actor), Leslie Sands, Live television, Liverpool, Lynn Farleigh, Manchester, Marcus Hammond, Merseyside, Michael Forrest, Mumps, Nicholas Smith (actor), Norrie Paramor, Northern England, Pamela Greer, Paul Angelis, Philips Records, Program, Pye Records, Radio Times, Ray Lonnen, Record Retailer, Second Verdict, Soap opera, Softly, Softly (TV series), Softly, Softly: Taskforce, Stephanie Turner, Stephen Yardley, Stratford Johns, Susan Jameson, Television, Television in the United Kingdom, Terence Edmond, The Monkees, The Sweeney, Theme from Z-Cars, Troy Kennedy Martin, Ulverston, United!, Victor Brooks (actor), Victoria Plucknett, Virginia Stride, Watford F.C., Wikipedia, Wiping, Z-car (disambiguation). Expand index (56 more) »

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 team 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 borough in Cumbria, England.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC Archives

BBC Information and Archives (sometimes known just as 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 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 50 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 to have been screened.

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Brian Blessed

Brian Blessed (born 9 October 1936) is an English actor, writer, presenter, and comedian.

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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 film and charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom.

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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, especially in those organised on the British model.

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Colin Welland

Colin Welland (4 July 1934 – 2 November 2015), born Colin Edward Williams, was 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

Colin David Daker (born 29 September 1935 in Bilston, Staffordshire) is an English actor.

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David Jackson (British actor)

David Jackson (15 July 1934 – 25 July 2005) was an English 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 (22 November 1924 – 26 January 2017) was a British television producer and commissioning editor.

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Davy Jones (musician)

David Thomas Jones (30 December 1945 – 29 February 2012) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, actor and businessman best known as a member of the band the Monkees, and for starring in 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 1969-73.

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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 Sergeant Alec Quilley, previously Police Constable, in the police procedural drama Z-Cars (1969–1978).

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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 is a football club in Liverpool, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.

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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 from 1950 to 1972.

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Frank Windsor

Frank Windsor (born Frank W. Higgins; 12 July 1927) is a British actor, mainly on television.

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Fritz Spiegl

Fritz Spiegl (27 January 1926 – 23 March 2003) was a musician, journalist, broadcaster, humorist and collector who lived and worked in Britain from 1939.

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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) is an English television presenter and actor, best known as the host of Thames Television's top-rated children's show Rainbow from 1974 to 1992, replacing original host David Cook.

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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 in Walton, Liverpool, England that has been home to Premier League club Everton since its completion in 1892.

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Home Office radio

Home Office radio was the VHF and UHF radio service provided by the British government to its prison service, emergency service (police, ambulance and fire brigade) and Home Defence agencies from around 1939.

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Ian Cullen

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

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Inspector Morse (TV series)

Inspector Morse is a British detective drama television series based on a series of novels by Colin Dexter.

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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 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 February 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.

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John Challis

John Challis (born 16 August 1942) is an English actor best known for portraying Aubrey "Boycie" Boyce in the long-running BBC television comedy series Only Fools and Horses and its sequel/spin-off The Green Green Grass.

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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 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) is an English actor who has appeared in more than 130 film and television roles.

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Kaleidoscope (organisation)

Kaleidoscope (The Classic Television Organisation), is a nonprofit organisation that recovers and stores classic television programmes in their archive.

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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 on motion picture film, directly through a lens focused on the screen of a video monitor.

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

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Lancashire (abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.

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Lancashire Constabulary

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

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Lancaster, Lancashire

Lancaster is the county town of Lancashire, England. It is on the River Lune and has a population of 52,234; the wider City of Lancaster local government district has a population of 138,375. Long a commercial, cultural and educational centre, Lancaster gives Lancashire its name. The House of Lancaster was a branch of the English royal family, whilst the Duchy of Lancaster holds large estates on behalf of Elizabeth II, who is also the Duke of Lancaster. Lancaster is an ancient settlement, dominated by Lancaster Castle, Lancaster Priory Church and the Ashton Memorial. It is also home to Lancaster University and a campus of the University of Cumbria.

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Leonard Rossiter

Leonard Rossiter (21 October 1926 – 5 October 1984) was an English actor.

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Leonard Williams (actor)

Leonard Williams (born West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire 1914 - died London 15 November 1962) was an English 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 is a television production broadcast in real-time, as events happen, in the present.

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Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.

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Lynn Farleigh

Lynn Farleigh (born 3 December 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 530,300.

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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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Michael Forrest

Michael Forrest (July 1932 – 21 December 2004) was a Welsh television actor.

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Mumps is a viral disease caused by the mumps virus.

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Nicholas Smith (actor)

Nicholas John Smith (5 March 1934 – 6 December 2015) was an English actor.

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Norrie Paramor

Norman William Paramor (15 May 1914 – 9 September 1979), known professionally as Norrie Paramor, was a British record producer, composer, arranger, pianist, bandleader, and orchestral conductor.

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Northern England

Northern England, also known simply as the North, is the northern part of England, considered as a single cultural area.

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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 in 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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Program (American spelling; also British spelling in sense of computer code) or programme (British spelling, all other meanings) may refer to.

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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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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 or soaper is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction presented in serial format on television, radio and in novels, featuring the lives of many characters and focusing on emotional relationships to the point of melodrama.

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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: Task Force 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 Riding of Yorkshire (re-formed in 1974 as West Yorkshire), England) is an actress.

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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

Alan Edgar Stratford Johns (22 September 1925 – 29 January 2002), known as Stratford Johns, was a South African-born British 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 has played a wide range of roles, especially on television.

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Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.

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Television in the United Kingdom

Television in the United Kingdom started in 1936 as a public service which was 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 were an American rock and pop band originally active between 1966 and 1971, with reunion albums and tours in the decades that followed.

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The Sweeney

The Sweeney is a 1970s British television police drama focusing on two members of the Flying Squad, a branch of the Metropolitan Police specialising in tackling armed robbery and violent crime in London.

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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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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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Ulverston is a market town in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria in North West England.

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United! is 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 (actor)

Victor Brooks (11 November 1918 – 19 January 2000) was a prolific English 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 professional football club based in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, that plays in the Premier League, the highest level in the English football league system.

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Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free encyclopedia that is based on a model of openly editable content.

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Wiping, also known as junking, is a colloquial term of art 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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Z-car (disambiguation)

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

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z-Cars

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