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WPC 56

2013TV-PG
The daily challenges facing the first Woman Police Constable to join a West Midlands force in the 1950s, where sexism, chauvinism and petty grudges are rife.
Starring
Charles De'AthJohn BowlerJennie Jacques
Genres
Suspense
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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  1. 1. Sink or Swim
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    March 17, 2013
    44min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    1956 in the Midland town of Brinford: The remains of a young boy, possibly thirty years old, are found in a disused mine by a dog-walker. At the same time Gina Dawson reports for duty as the first female constable at the town's police station and is greeted with hostility by Chief Inspector Nelson and patronised by sexist Sergeant Fenton
  2. 2. Memories are Made of This
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    March 18, 2013
    45min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Burns and Dawson take the mother of William Parker, the boy killed in the 1920s, to identify his effects after which the Chief Superintendent inspects the station. He is kind to Dawson but tough on P.C. Eddie Coulson - his son.
  3. 3. Great Pretenders
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    March 19, 2013
    45min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    As William Parker is finally laid to rest Sergeant Pratt recalls how Coulson tried to beat a confession out of Evans but Burns takes Gina to see another likely suspect,baker Henry Fuller,who had argued with Stanley's brutal father.
  4. 4. Nature of the Beast
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    March 20, 2013
    47min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    As Eddie lies in a coma Fenton suggests Gina, who witnessed the attack, help him track down the assailant. Pratt approaches his son Sam, who is protecting the culprit Johnny Harris but says nothing.
  5. 5. Little Boy Lost
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    March 21, 2013
    47min
    TV-PG
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Cathy dumps her aggressive boyfriend Bill whilst Gina puts her career above Frank's marriage proposal. Meanwhile the police are in the firing line of the press following the murder so Gina agrees to be bait despite Burns' protests and walk through the park where the women were attacked

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Directors
Niall Fraser
Network
BBC Birmingham
Supporting actors
Kieran Bew