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Needle in a Haystack

Dixon of Dock Green, Series 1 Episode 2 of 6

A baby's life is in danger when some pep pills go missing and George Dixon causes a stir at home when he offers PC Crawford the spare room...

Radio revival of BBC TV's famous copper starring David Calder as PC George Dixon, David Tennant as Andy Crawford and Charlene Brooks as Mary Dixon.

Written by Ted Willis. Dramatised from his TV screenplay by Sue Rodwell.

Dixon of Dock Green's roots go back to 1950 film drama 'The Blue Lamp' which ended with Dixon being shot dead. However, Warner's role was resurrected for the BBC TV series running from 1955 to 1976.

Produced in Bristol by Viv Beeby and Jeremy Howell.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.

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30 minutes

Last on

Tue 31 May 2016 01:00