Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 16, 1984
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
50 min.
Country
UK
Network
ITV1 TV Network
Genre

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The Bill (UK)

The Bill recounts the goings-on within and around Sun Hill, a Metropolitan Police Station located in the fictional Borough of Canley, in east London. Now in its 26th year, The Bill is Britain's longest running police drama series, finally outstripping Dixon of Dock Green on 10 August 2005.

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Last Episode

TV Special: Farewell, The Bill Aired: Aug. 31, 2010

Documentary looking back at twenty-seven years of The Bill. Includes interviews with present and past cast members, clips of episodes from throughout …

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Completed/Ended
The show had 26 seasons and 2406 episodes air between 1984 and 2010.

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On 25th March 2010, ITV announced that they don't plan another season of The Bill. The last episode aired on 31st August 2010.

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  • David Tennant, who played Steve Clemens in "Deadline" (#11.128) later married Georgia Moffett, who played recurring character Abigail Nixon, on 30 December 2011.
  • The police uniforms used in the series are genuine and are locked away for security reasons every night, with no complete uniform being locked in any one cupboard.
  • In the early years of the show, the location of Sun Hill was given as the real London borough of Tower Hamlets. At some point later on the location was changed to the fictional borough of…
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    In the early years of the show, the location of Sun Hill was given as the real London borough of Tower Hamlets. At some point later on the location was changed to the fictional borough of Canley, which corresponds to the real borough of Tower Hamlet on maps.
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