Detective [Robert Barr]

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0101A Bit Of Tomfoolery1980010320200407 (BBC7)
20200406 (BBC7)

Detective Sergeant Dave Brook is teamed-up with young Detective Constable Maxton from sleepy Epsom. How will he cope with the mean streets of his new London patch?

Stories of crime and detection in London by Robert Barr.

Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving DS Dave Brook. His new side-kick is 23 year-old ‘grammar school boy’ DC Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake

DS Dave Brook …. Ray Brooks
DC Blair Maxton …. Christopher Blake
DC Harrison …. Peter Cleall
Chief Inspector Roach …. David Daker
Harry Dean …. George Tovey
Doctor Briggs …. James Taylor
Lady Dennery …. Aimee Delamain
Mr. Stimson …. Martin Friend

Former BBC war correspondent, Robert Barr is best remembered for his work on BBC TV’s ‘Z-Cars’ and ‘Softly Softly’.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1980

How will a new young DC from Epsom cope with the mean streets of London?

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

Detective Sergeant Dave Brook is teamed-up with young Detective Constable Maxton from sleepy Epsom. How will he cope with the mean streets of his new London patch?

Stories of crime and detection in London by Robert Barr.

Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving DS Dave Brook. His new side-kick is 23 year-old ‘grammar school boy’ DC Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake

DS Dave Brook …. Ray Brooks
DC Blair Maxton …. Christopher Blake
DC Harrison …. Peter Cleall
Chief Inspector Roach …. David Daker
Harry Dean …. George Tovey
Doctor Briggs …. James Taylor
Lady Dennery …. Aimee Delamain
Mr. Stimson …. Martin Friend

Former BBC war correspondent, Robert Barr is best remembered for his work on BBC TV’s ‘Z-Cars’ and ‘Softly Softly’.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1980

How will a new young DC from Epsom cope with the mean streets of London?

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

0102Operation Homecoming1980011020200408 (BBC7)
20200407 (BBC7)

DS Dave Brook and his new young partner are drafted into a Scotland Yard operation to tackle an armed gang.

Stories of crime and detection in London featuring a long-serving, ducking-and-diving Detective Sergeant and his new side-kick, a 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable.

CAST:

DS Dave Brook …. Ray Brooks
DC Blair Maxton …. Christopher Blake
DC Harrison …. Peter Cleall
Chief Inspector Roach …. David Daker
Chief Inspector Benbow …. Godfrey Kenton
Judie …. Jacqueline Tong
Glenville …. John Quayle
Jarman …. Timothy Carlton
Jennings …. Adrian Egan

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

DS Dave Brook and his new partner Max take part in a Scotland Yard operation.

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

DS Dave Brook and his new young partner are drafted into a Scotland Yard operation to tackle an armed gang.

Stories of crime and detection in London featuring a long-serving, ducking-and-diving Detective Sergeant and his new side-kick, a 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable.

CAST:

DS Dave Brook …. Ray Brooks
DC Blair Maxton …. Christopher Blake
DC Harrison …. Peter Cleall
Chief Inspector Roach …. David Daker
Chief Inspector Benbow …. Godfrey Kenton
Judie …. Jacqueline Tong
Glenville …. John Quayle
Jarman …. Timothy Carlton
Jennings …. Adrian Egan

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

DS Dave Brook and his new partner Max take part in a Scotland Yard operation.

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

0103Bedtime Story, Part 11980011720200409 (BBC7)
20200408 (BBC7)

DS Dave Brook confronts a notorious crime family, who seem to have all the answers.

Stories of crime and detection in London featuring a long-serving, ducking-and-diving Detective Sergeant and his new side-kick, a 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable.

CAST:

DS Dave Brook …. Ray Brooks
DC Blair Maxton …. Christopher Blake
DC Harrison …. Peter Cleall
Chief Inspector Roach …. David Daker
Hughie Crerand …. Michael Packer
Jimmy Lowrie …. Tom Bowles
Station Officer …. Gordon Reid
Jane Miller …. Clare Clifford
Mr. Evans …. Philip Voss
Mrs. Stevenson …. Betty Alberge

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

DS Dave Brook confronts a notorious crime family, who seem to have all the answers.

Stories of crime and detection in London featuring a long-serving, ducking-and-diving Detective Sergeant and his new side-kick, a 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable.

CAST:

DS Dave Brook …. Ray Brooks
DC Blair Maxton …. Christopher Blake
DC Harrison …. Peter Cleall
Chief Inspector Roach …. David Daker
Hughie Crerand …. Michael Packer
Jimmy Lowrie …. Tom Bowles
Station Officer …. Gordon Reid
Jane Miller …. Clare Clifford
Mr. Evans …. Philip Voss
Mrs. Stevenson …. Betty Alberge

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

0104Bedtime Story, Part 2/21980012420200410 (BBC7)
20200409 (BBC7)

Can Detective Sergeant Dave Brook drive a wedge between two notorious crime families?

Stories of crime and detection in London by Robert Barr.

Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving DS Dave Brook. His side-kick is 23 year-old ‘grammar school boy’ DC Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake.

DS Dave Brook …. Ray Brooks
DC Blair Maxton …. Christopher Blake
Chief Inspector Roach …. David Daker
Jimmy Lowrie …. Tom Bowles
Station Officer …. Gordon Reid
Hughie Crerand …. Michael Packer
Ma Lowrie …. Hilda Fennemore
Billie Sellars …. Colin Bell

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1980.

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

Can Detective Sergeant Dave Brook drive a wedge between two notorious crime families?

Stories of crime and detection in London by Robert Barr.

Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving DS Dave Brook. His side-kick is 23 year-old ‘grammar school boy’ DC Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake.

DS Dave Brook …. Ray Brooks
DC Blair Maxton …. Christopher Blake
Chief Inspector Roach …. David Daker
Jimmy Lowrie …. Tom Bowles
Station Officer …. Gordon Reid
Hughie Crerand …. Michael Packer
Ma Lowrie …. Hilda Fennemore
Billie Sellars …. Colin Bell

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1980.

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

0105The Bank Raid1980013120200411 (BBC7)
20200410 (BBC7)

An old-style bank raid keeps the boys busy. Will DS Brook make his date with Judie?

Stories of crime and detection in London featuring a long-serving, ducking-and-diving Detective Sergeant and his new side-kick, a 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable.

CAST:

DS Dave Brook …. Ray Brooks
DC Blair Maxton …. Christopher Blake
Chief Inspector Roach …. David Daker
DC Harrison …. Peter Cleall
Forensic Scientist …. Roger Hammond
Mr. Franklin …. John Ringham
Miss Rees …. Liza Flanagan
Collator …. James Sosmo
Matron …. Margot Boyd
Police Officer …. David Timson
Charles Owen …. John Sharp
Judie …. Jacqueline Tong
Mrs. Miller …. Julie May

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

An old-style bank raid keeps the boys busy. Will DS Brook make his date with Judie?

Stories of crime and detection in London featuring a long-serving, ducking-and-diving Detective Sergeant and his new side-kick, a 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable.

CAST:

DS Dave Brook …. Ray Brooks
DC Blair Maxton …. Christopher Blake
Chief Inspector Roach …. David Daker
DC Harrison …. Peter Cleall
Forensic Scientist …. Roger Hammond
Mr. Franklin …. John Ringham
Miss Rees …. Liza Flanagan
Collator …. James Sosmo
Matron …. Margot Boyd
Police Officer …. David Timson
Charles Owen …. John Sharp
Judie …. Jacqueline Tong
Mrs. Miller …. Julie May

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

0106The Do-it-yourself Job1980020720200414 (BBC7)
20200413 (BBC7)

Detective Sergeant Dave Brook's tactics for recovering stolen silver ingots doesn't impress his boss. And why is a newlywed crook pleading not guilty - if he's trying to go straight?

Stories of crime and detection in London by Robert Barr. Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving police officer DS Dave Brook. His new side-kick is 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' DC Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake.

With Bill Nighy as Dickie Fenn, David Daker as Chief Insp. Roach, Peter Cleall as DC Harrison and Derek Francis as Peter Parsons.

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

Young newlywed Richard is set to do time and reform. Why risk it with a not guilty plea?

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

Detective Sergeant Dave Brook's tactics for recovering stolen silver ingots doesn't impress his boss. And why is a newlywed crook pleading not guilty - if he's trying to go straight?

Stories of crime and detection in London by Robert Barr. Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving police officer DS Dave Brook. His new side-kick is 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' DC Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake.

With Bill Nighy as Dickie Fenn, David Daker as Chief Insp. Roach, Peter Cleall as DC Harrison and Derek Francis as Peter Parsons.

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

Young newlywed Richard is set to do time and reform. Why risk it with a not guilty plea?

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

0107The Birthday Party, Part 1/21980021420200415 (BBC7)
20200414 (BBC7)

Could a swish soiree at a very high class club be the start of an audacious heist? DS Dave Brook is on it.

Stories of crime and detection in London by Robert Barr. Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving police officer DS Dave Brook. His new side-kick is 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake.

With David Daker as Chief Insp. Roach, Jacqueline Tong as Judie, Johnny Wade as Tommy and Alan Lake as Thorn.

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

Could a soiree at a high-class club be the start of an audacious heist? Brook is on it.

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

Could a swish soiree at a very high class club be the start of an audacious heist? DS Dave Brook is on it.

Stories of crime and detection in London by Robert Barr. Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving police officer DS Dave Brook. His new side-kick is 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake.

With David Daker as Chief Insp. Roach, Jacqueline Tong as Judie, Johnny Wade as Tommy and Alan Lake as Thorn.

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

Could a soiree at a high-class club be the start of an audacious heist? Brook is on it.

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

0108The Birthday Party, Part 2/21980022120200416 (BBC7)
20200415 (BBC7)

Detective Inspector Mannock arrives to take charge of investigations into the suspicious gathering of crooks at a swish birthday party. What is Terry Neale up to?

Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving police officer DS Dave Brook. His side-kick is 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake.

With Maurice Colbourne as Detective Inspector Mannock, Alan Lake as Thorn and Tony Anholt as Neale.

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

Detective Inspector Mannock takes charge, but is Neale really the right man?

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

Detective Inspector Mannock arrives to take charge of investigations into the suspicious gathering of crooks at a swish birthday party. What is Terry Neale up to?

Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving police officer DS Dave Brook. His side-kick is 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake.

With Maurice Colbourne as Detective Inspector Mannock, Alan Lake as Thorn and Tony Anholt as Neale.

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

Detective Inspector Mannock takes charge, but is Neale really the right man?

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

0109The Coming Out Present1980022820200417 (BBC7)
20200416 (BBC7)

A newly paroled villain becomes involved in a security raid. Detective Sergeant Dave Brook sees a way to settle an old score.

Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving police officer DS Dave Brook. His side-kick is 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake.

With David Daker as Chief Insp. Roach, George Tovey as Harry Dean, James Cosmo as Collator and Alan Barry as Brennan.

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

A paroled villain becomes involved in a raid. DS Brook sees a way to settle an old score.

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

A newly paroled villain becomes involved in a security raid. Detective Sergeant Dave Brook sees a way to settle an old score.

Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving police officer DS Dave Brook. His side-kick is 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake.

With David Daker as Chief Insp. Roach, George Tovey as Harry Dean, James Cosmo as Collator and Alan Barry as Brennan.

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

A paroled villain becomes involved in a raid. DS Brook sees a way to settle an old score.

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

0110The Legacy1980030620200418 (BBC7)
20200417 (BBC7)

DS Dave Brook seems personally affected by a theft from a young woman. Max, meanwhile, is hauled in by their boss.

Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving police officer Detective Sergeant Dave Brook. His side-kick is 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake.

With David Daker as Chief Insp. Roach, Peter Cleall as DC Harrison, Jessie Evans as Mrs Kendall and Victoria Plucknett as Susan Graham.

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

Brook seems personally affected by a theft from a woman and Max is hauled in by their boss

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

DS Dave Brook seems personally affected by a theft from a young woman. Max, meanwhile, is hauled in by their boss.

Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving police officer Detective Sergeant Dave Brook. His side-kick is 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake.

With David Daker as Chief Insp. Roach, Peter Cleall as DC Harrison, Jessie Evans as Mrs Kendall and Victoria Plucknett as Susan Graham.

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

Brook seems personally affected by a theft from a woman and Max is hauled in by their boss

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

0113The Pin-up Murder, Part 21980032720200423 (BBC7)
20200422 (BBC7)

DS Dave Brook stands to lose Judie's respect if he can't make their anniversary, but duty is calling him.

Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving police officer DS Dave Brook. His side-kick is 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake.

With Maurice Colbourne as Detective Inspector Mannock, Jacqueline Tong as Judie and Keith Buckley as Frank & George.

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

Brook stands to lose Judie's respect if he can't make their anniversary, but duty calls.

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.

DS Dave Brook stands to lose Judie's respect if he can't make their anniversary, but duty is calling him.

Starring Ray Brooks as long-serving, ducking-and-diving police officer DS Dave Brook. His side-kick is 23 year-old 'grammar school boy' Detective Constable Blair Maxton, played by Christopher Blake.

With Maurice Colbourne as Detective Inspector Mannock, Jacqueline Tong as Judie and Keith Buckley as Frank & George.

Writer Robert Barr [died 1999] is probably best remembered for his work on BBC TV's 'Z-Cars' and 'Softly Softly'.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.

Brook stands to lose Judie's respect if he can't make their anniversary, but duty calls.

Stories of crime and detection in London starring Ray Brooks as Detective Sergeant Brook.