Tough ex-cop Ronald King sets up a debt collection agency with a naive young partner, David Castle, and find themselves embroiled in more than just unpaid bills.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Derek Martin Derek Martin ...  Ronald King 12 episodes, 1986-1988
Nigel Planer ...  David Castle 12 episodes, 1986-1988
Mary Healey ...  Miss Wilmott 11 episodes, 1986-1988
Andrew Cruickshank Andrew Cruickshank ...  Mr. Hodinett / ... 9 episodes, 1986-1988
Laura Davenport Laura Davenport ...  Deirdre Aitken 6 episodes, 1986
Rowena Roberts Rowena Roberts ...  Hilary 6 episodes, 1988
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Tough ex-cop Ronald King sets up a debt collection agency with a naive young partner, David Castle, and find themselves embroiled in more than just unpaid bills.

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UK

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English

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3 September 1986 (UK) See more »

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Thames Television See more »
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(6 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Classic British TV - a la Minder

I think this was a great show, but then I really love that era of British TV. The mis-match pairing of the disgraced, bent ex-copper Ronald King (played by Derek Martin - Charlie Slater from Eastenders) and the hard done by, and entirely too honest David Castle (played by none other than Nigel Planer - Neil from The Young Ones) works very well and is reminiscent of Arthur and Terry of old. Ducking and diving in and around London, these two hold the story lines and scripts together very well and it all makes for great entertainment. As always, these things can look a bit dated as time passes, but the fans of this era will find this a lot of fun. The hard part will be finding it on VHS or even harder still, on DVD.


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