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WPC 56, Series 1 Episode 1 of 5

Determined to prove her mettle as the first woman police constable to serve in her hometown, WPC 56 Gina Dawson's resolve is tested on her first day when she encounters thieves, runaways, neglected children and a Brinford branding.

Meanwhile, Brinford Police Station is rocked by a shocking discovery in an abandoned mine, and DI Burns and Sgt Fenton investigate a serious attack on a young woman - but have they arrested the right man?

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 23 Feb 2015 14:15


Role Contributor
WPC Gina DawsonJennie Jacques
DI Jack BurnsKieran Bew
Sgt Sidney FentonCharlie De'Ath
Chief Insp Roger NelsonJohn Light
George SternMark Rice-Oxley
Donald PalmerAkemnji Ndifornyen
Desk Sgt Peter PrattGerard Horan
PC Eddie CoulsonChris Overton
Cathy SinclairJustine Michelle Cain
Linus BrodyTim Plester
Mrs PembertonGemma Arrowsmith
Irene MillerSophie Ellerby
Kevin DoddsLuke Williams
Joe DawsonJonty Stephens
Brenda DawsonKathryn Hunt
Frank MarshallPhilip Hill-Pearson
Deborah BurnsMarianne Oldham
Sylvia StewartSarah Beck Mather
Mr StewartDavid Maybrick
Gladys CampbellAndrea Mason
Anna PearceJoanna Cassidy
WriterDominique Moloney
ProducerMike Hobson
ProducerTrudy Coleman
Executive ProducerWill Trotter

Creator's blog post: 'I wondered if it was really good fun to them, or if they were merely anxious to fit in'


Dominique Moloney writes for the BBC Love TV Blog.