The Bill (1984–2010)

A Woman Scorned 

A dog finds a buried body. Reid considers her staffing options.


Derek Lister


Geoff McQueen (deviser), Victoria Taylor


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Richard ... Sgt. Cryer
Carolyn Pickles ... D.C.I. Reid
Christopher Ellison ... D.I. Burnside
Tony Scannell Tony Scannell ... D.S. Roach
Mark Wingett ... D.C. Carver
Kevin Lloyd Kevin Lloyd ... D.C. Lines
Nula Conwell Nula Conwell ... W.D.C. Martella
Peter Ellis Peter Ellis ... Ch. Supt. Brownlow
Colin Tarrant Colin Tarrant ... Insp. Monroe
Nick Stringer ... P.C. Smollett
Trudie Goodwin ... W.P.C. Ackland
Tom Butcher ... P.C. Loxton
Huw Higginson ... P.C. Garfield
Larry Dann ... Sgt. Peters
Michael Hadley Michael Hadley ... Asst. Comm. Renshaw


DCI Reid attends a conference at Scotland Yard, and comes away with a slightly different tack on how to keep her wayward squad in order. Meanwhile, skeletal remains are found buried in the garden of a suburban house, and it seems that a historic murder enquiry needs to be unearthed. Written by canndyman

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Crime | Drama





Release Date:

19 December 1991 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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