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Spender (1991–1993)

TV Series | 50 min | Action, Drama

Jimmy Nail plays Spender, a Northeast England police detective with marital problems.
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Budget
£ 10,000,000

Release date (First episode)
Jan 8, 1991 (United Kingdom)

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276 cast members
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Jimmy Nail
Freddie Spender Freddie Spender   See fewer
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Sammy Johnson
Kenneth Norman 'Stick' Oakley Kenneth Norman 'Stick' Oakley   See fewer
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Berwick Kaler
Detective Sergeant Dan Boyd Detective Sergeant Dan Boyd   See fewer
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Denise Welch
Frances Spender Frances Spender   See fewer
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Dawn Winlow
Laura Spender Laura Spender   See fewer
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Lynn Harrison
Kate Spender Kate Spender   See fewer
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Peter Guinness
Detective Chief Superintendent Gillespie Detective Chief Superintendent Gillespie   See fewer
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Tony McAnaney
Keith Moreland Keith Moreland   See fewer
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Paul Greenwood
Superintendent Yelland Superintendent Yelland   See fewer
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Mickey Hutton
'Spud' Tate 'Spud' Tate   See fewer
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Laure Killing
Janet Thornton Janet Thornton   See fewer
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David Whitaker
Detective Constable Terry Knowles Detective Constable Terry Knowles   See fewer
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Peter Jonfield
Chief Inspector Greaves Chief Inspector Greaves   See fewer
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Siv Borg
Astrid Moreland Astrid Moreland   See fewer
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Tom Bell
Tommy Thornton Tommy Thornton   See fewer
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Lena Headey
Emily Goodman Emily Goodman   See fewer
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James Garbutt
George / George Ellis George / George Ellis   See fewer
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