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Rock, Rattle and Roll

Dixon of Dock Green, Series 1 Episode 5 of 6

When a fanatical Spurs fan has his prized football rattle stolen, an FA cup tie provides the perfect excuse for a weekend away in Blackpool for Andy and Mary.

Radio revival of BBC TV's famous copper starring David Calder as PC George Dixon, David Tennant as Andy Crawford, Charlene Brooks as Mary Dixon, Andrew Sachs as Ben Harvey and Jacqueline Tong as Jessie Harvey.

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

Fri 3 Jun 2016 01:00