Z-Cars (1962)

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Z-Cars or Z Cars is a British television drama series centred on the work of mobile uniformed police in the fictional town of Newtown, based on Kirkby, Merseyside. Produced by the BBC, it debuted in January 1962 and ran until September 1978.

  1. Troy Kennedy Martin


  2. Allan Prior


Series Cast

  1. James Ellis as Bert Lynch and PC Bert Lynch

    James Ellis

    Bert Lynch, PC Bert Lynch

    802 Episodes

  2. Douglas Fielding

    Sgt. Alec Quilley

    630 Episodes

  3. Ian Cullen

    DC Joe Skinner

    592 Episodes

  4. John Slater as DS Tom Stone

    John Slater

    DS Tom Stone

    591 Episodes

  5. Joseph Brady as PC John "Jock" Weir, PC Weir, and P.C. Jock Weir

    Joseph Brady

    PC John "Jock" Weir, PC Weir, P.C. Jock Weir

    588 Episodes

  6. Derek Waring

    DI Neil Goss

    561 Episodes

  7. Jennie Goossens as BD Girl

    Jennie Goossens

    BD Girl

    531 Episodes

  8. John Woodvine as DI Alan Witty

    John Woodvine

    DI Alan Witty

    420 Episodes

  9. David Daker as PC Owen Culshaw

    David Daker

    PC Owen Culshaw

    418 Episodes

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Last Season

Series 12

1978 • 13 Episodes

Season 12 of Z-Cars premiered on June 28, 1978.


(12x13, September 20, 1978) Season Finale

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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