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The Collectors (TV series)

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Country of origin  United Kingdom
No. of series  1
Running time  50 minutes
Final episode date  3 May 1986
Genre  Drama
Locations  Poole, Weymouth
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Original language(s)  English
No. of episodes  10
First episode date  1 March 1986
Number of episodes  10
Networks  BBC, BBC One
Starring  Peter McEnery Michael Billington Pierre Vaneck
Cast  Michael Billington, Peter McEnery

The Collectors is a British television drama about Her Majesty's Customs and Excise in the fictional Dorset town of Wrelling. Produced by the BBC, one series of 10 episodes was first shown in 1986.

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Location scenes were filmed around the English resorts of Poole and Weymouth, in particular featuring the old Poole Customs House on the harbour.

Regular cast and characters

  • Peter McEnery as Harry Caines, the new district head of Customs
  • Michael Billington as Tom Gibbons, a Customs Officer
  • Pierre Vaneck as Charles Thieron, the main malefactor
  • Jack McKenzie
  • Lois Butlin
  • Karen Drury
  • William Whymper
  • Robert Burbage
  • Jennifer Daniel
  • Availability

    At present the series has not been released on DVD.

    References

    The Collectors (TV series) Wikipedia


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