The War Against Drugs

Series 6 - Episode 1 The War Against Drugs

Wednesday 10pm - 11:20pm Drama


A reluctant Brian enters an addiction centre run by monks to treat his alcoholism, but soon becomes bored and looks for a distraction. He finds one when a chance remark leads the team to reopen an investigation into the death of a heroin user nine years previously - and to help reveal the truth, Gerry is sent undercover as a sex addict. Richard Wilson and Fay Ripley guest star.

Cast & Crew

Brian Lane Alun Armstrong
Jack Halford James Bolam
Sandra Pullman Amanda Redman
Gerry Standing Dennis Waterman
DAC Robert Strickland Anthony Calf
Esther Lane Susan Jameson
Fr Bernard Richard Wilson
Brother Raymond Malcolm Storry
Brother Mark Nick Sidi
Neil Barclay David Michaels
Anna Greening Fay Ripley
Natalie Joyner Zoe Henry
Claire Makepiece Lizzy McInnerny
Alen Smith Steven Elder
Norman Smith Keith Bartlett
Curtis McCormack Peter Sullivan
Alen Greening George Burton
Director Martyn Friend
Producer Keith Thompson
Writer Roy Mitchell
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