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The Better Part of Valour 

In the aftermath of an audacious ram-raid on a security van on a busy public road - where the robbers made off with an enormous amount of money - CID need to work fast and maybe bend a rule or two to get a result.

Director:

David Hayman

Writers:

Geoff McQueen (deviser), Arthur McKenzie

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Ellis Peter Ellis ... Ch. Supt. Brownlow
Carolyn Pickles ... D.C.I. Reid
Christopher Ellison ... D.I. Burnside (as Chris Ellison)
Tony Scannell Tony Scannell ... D.S. Roach
Andrew Mackintosh Andrew Mackintosh ... D.S. Greig
Nula Conwell Nula Conwell ... W.D.C. Martella
Kevin Lloyd Kevin Lloyd ... D.C. Lines
Jon Iles Jon Iles ... D.C. Dashwood
Mark Wingett ... D.C. Carver
Ben Roberts Ben Roberts ... Ch. Insp. Conway
Colin Tarrant Colin Tarrant ... Insp. Monroe
Trudie Goodwin ... W.P.C. Ackland
Nick Stringer ... P.C. Smollett
Graham Cole Graham Cole ... P.C. Stamp
Arin Alldridge ... P.C. Young (as Colin Alldridge)
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Storyline

In the aftermath of an audacious ram-raid on a security van on a busy public road - where the robbers made off with an enormous amount of money - CID need to work fast and maybe bend a rule or two to get a result.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

UK

Release Date:

21 March 1991 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title is based upon a quote from William Shakespeare's play "King Henry IV, Part I" (Act V, Scene IV): "The better part of valour is discretion". See more »

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