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The lives of firefighters at Blackwall Fire Station.
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Series cast summary:
Glen Murphy Glen Murphy ...  George Green / ... 170 episodes, 1988-2002
Richard Walsh ...  Sicknote / ... 147 episodes, 1988-2000
Ben Onwukwe Ben Onwukwe ...  Recall / ... 138 episodes, 1991-2002
Shirley Greenwood Shirley Greenwood ...  Maggie 130 episodes, 1988-2001
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Amanda Dickinson Amanda Dickinson ...  Jean / ... 109 episodes, 1988-2000
Andrew Kazamia Andrew Kazamia ...  Nick / ... 96 episodes, 1991-1998
Vanessa Pett Vanessa Pett ...  Kelly / ... 95 episodes, 1990-2001
Sean Blowers ...  Hallam / ... 87 episodes, 1988-1996
James Hazeldine ...  Bayleaf / ... 83 episodes, 1988-1996
Ross Boatman Ross Boatman ...  Kevin / ... 83 episodes, 1988-2000
John Alford John Alford ...  Billy / ... 71 episodes, 1993-1998
Kim Clifford ...  Sandra / ... 71 episodes, 1988-1998
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The lives of firefighters at Blackwall Fire Station.

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20 February 1988 (UK) See more »

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Several of the location shoots throughout the entire series were shot in Cambridgeshire and involved not just the cast and real firefighters from the London fire brigade but also featured crews from Cambridge fire and rescue service too. See more »

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Referenced in Lucky Break (2001) See more »

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Another victim of 9/11
24 July 2003 | by rainbow-13See all my reviews

After 9/11, the producers thought they could cash in on the hero status of firemen. They junked the episodes already made and remade the 2002 series - and it was rubbish! They alienated the existing fan base and failed to attrach new fans, so that it plumetted in the ratings. Yet another example of a long-running favourite being destroyed by producers who "updated" a successful favourite. ITV has done this so often, you wonder why they don't learn!


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