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Wycliffe 

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Set in Cornwall, Detective Superintendent Charles Wycliffe, who works along with his colleagues DI Doug Kersey and DI Lucy Lane, investigates murder cases with his trademark determination and clinical accuracy.
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Series cast summary:
Jack Shepherd ...  Det. Supt. Wycliffe 37 episodes, 1994-1998
Helen Masters ...  DI Lane / ... 37 episodes, 1994-1998
Jimmy Yuill ...  DI Kersey / ... 34 episodes, 1994-1998
Tim Wylton ...  Franks 30 episodes, 1994-1998
Aaron Harris Aaron Harris ...  DS Dixon 22 episodes, 1994-1996
Adam Barker Adam Barker ...  DC Potter 22 episodes, 1994-1996
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Supt. Wycliffe keeps the Cornish coastline crime free as he tackles arsonists, kidnappers and the odd psycho. Jack Shepherd plays the eponymous hero in the one hour TV adaptations of W. J. Burley's creation. Written by Anonymous

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UK

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English

Release Date:

24 July 1994 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Sprawa dla Wycliffe'a See more »

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({38 episodes})

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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The series was cancelled because Jack Shepherd refused to continue in the title role when the producers sacked Jimmy Yuill (Det. Insp. Doug Kersey) "for insurance reasons" after he contracted life-threatening meningitis during filming, and then would not reinstate him even though he made a full recovery. Cast and crew felt betrayed and embittered by the production company's heavy-handed attitude. The character of Doug Kersey was written out of the last two episodes of what became the final series. See more »

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30 December 2018 | by jayg_58See all my reviews

Well, it's old 4:3 format. That's a shock after HD. Typical British gray, dreary small town stuff, which is actually why I watch these. My problem is that as a retired investigator, I find the lack common sense investigative technique in most of these shows abit appalling. This one is much worse than average. "She finds it hard to get up in the mornings." "Fine, thanks, we'll be in touch." What!!!! An eight year old would have asked "why?". Not these guys. And they pursue leads that should mean nothing, but information appears from nowhere. Oh well, I watch it for the foreign color, not any semblance of real police work. If you can stand old TV, it's not bad.


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