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A former Army sergeant returns home to an economically depressed Gallowshields in Tyneside at the end of World War One. But this sergeant always lands on his feet...

Series Cast

  1. Susan Jameson as

    Susan Jameson

    51 Episodes

  2. James Garbutt as

    James Garbutt

    51 Episodes

  3. James Bolam as Jack Ford

    James Bolam

    Jack Ford

    51 Episodes

  4. Jean Heywood as

    Jean Heywood

    51 Episodes

  5. Basil Henson as

    Basil Henson

    51 Episodes

  6. John Nightingale as

    John Nightingale

    51 Episodes

  7. Malcolm Terris as

    Malcolm Terris

    51 Episodes

  8. Phyllida Law as

    Phyllida Law

    1 Episode

  9. Judy Loe as

    Judy Loe

    1 Episode

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Last Season

Season 4

1981 | 10 Episodes

Season 4 of When the Boat Comes In premiered on February 17, 1981.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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