Strangers

(1978)
  • User
    Score

Overview

Strangers is a UK police drama that appeared on ITV between 1978 and 1982.

After the success of the TV series The XYY Man, adapted from books by Kenneth Royce, Granada TV devised a new series to feature the regular characters of Detective Sergeant George Bulman and his assistant Detective Constable Derek Willis. The result was Strangers.

The series began as a fairly standard police drama series with Bulman as its eccentric lead. Its premise was that a group of police officers have been brought together from different parts of the country to the north of England. There, the fact that they are not known locally gives them the opportunity to infiltrate where a more familiar local detective could not. Initially, the team consisted of Bulman, Willis and Linda Doran. Their local liaison was provided by Detective Sergeant David Singer; their superior was Chief Inspector Rainbow. Despite being based around a comparatively small team of detectives, a regular feature of the programme in its early years was that few episodes featured the entire team, with most using just two or three of the regulars in any major role.

Series Cast

  1. Don Henderson

    Don Henderson

    George Bulman

    32 Episodes

  2. Dennis Blanch

    Derek Wills

    32 Episodes

  3. Peta Wilson

    Peta Wilson

    Martha

    32 Episodes

  4. Gabriel Byrne

    Gabriel Byrne

    Johnny Maguire

    32 Episodes

  5. Bruce Bould

    32 Episodes

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

(uk) season 4

1982 | 6 Episodes

Season 4 of Strangers premiered on September 25, 1982.

View All Seasons

Strangers
Strangers

Recommendations

We don't have enough data to suggest any TV shows based on Strangers. You can help by rating TV shows you've seen.

Facts

Status Ended

Network

  • See more TV shows from ITV...

Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m

Genres

No genres have been added.

Keywords

No keywords have been added.

Content Score

79

Pump it up! We're close now.

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page