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WPC 56, Series 1 Episode 1 of 5

Duration: 45 minutes

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?

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Credits

WPC Gina Dawson
Jennie Jacques
DI Jack Burns
Kieran Bew
Sgt Sidney Fenton
Charlie De'Ath
Chief Insp Roger Nelson
John Light
George Stern
Mark Rice-Oxley
Donald Palmer
Akemnji Ndifornyen
Desk Sgt Peter Pratt
Gerard Horan
PC Eddie Coulson
Chris Overton
Cathy Sinclair
Justine Michelle Cain
Linus Brody
Tim Plester
Mrs Pemberton
Gemma Arrowsmith
Irene Miller
Sophie Ellerby
Kevin Dodds
Luke Williams
Joe Dawson
Jonty Stephens
Brenda Dawson
Kathryn Hunt
Frank Marshall
Philip Hill-Pearson
Deborah Burns
Marianne Oldham
Sylvia Stewart
Sarah Beck Mather
Mr Stewart
David Maybrick
Gladys Campbell
Andrea Mason
Anna Pearce
Joanna Cassidy
Writer
Dominique Moloney
Producer
Mike Hobson
Producer
Trudy Coleman
Executive Producer
Will Trotter

Broadcasts

TV blog: Women in policing

DI Jack Burns (KIERAN BEW), WPC Gina Dawson (JENNIE JACQUES)

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