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Set in Newcastle upon Tyne, and written by Ian La Frenais and Jimmy Nail (who played the title role), 'Spender' was a BBC drama which was produced by Steve Lanning and Martin McKeand, and ran from 1991 to 1993.

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Spender Main Cast List

Jimmy Nail as Freddie Spender
Sammy Johnson as Kenneth Norman 'Stick' Oakley
Denise Welch as Frances Spender
Lynn Harrison as Kate
Brendan P. Healy as Eric
Laure Killing as Janet Thornton
Peter Jonfield as Chief Inspector Greaves
Elizabeth Edmonds as Eileen
Dawn Winlow as Laura Spender
Nora Fulton as Old Lady
Denise Bryson as Waitress
Ronan Paterson as John Feeney
Trevor Fox as Car Hire Attendant
James Garbutt as George
Phil Murray as Lou
Chris Armstrong as Knoboot
Tom Bell as Tommy Thornton
David Marriner as Four C's
Malcolm Terris as Lord Mayor
Peter Guinness as Det. Chief Supt. Gillespie
Paul Greenwood as Supt. Yelland
Colette Stevenson as Tanya Conway
Christopher Fairbank as Joe Phelan
Neil Phillips as Mo Sample
Maurice Roëves as Mal Balmer
David Whitaker as Det. Sgt. Terry Knowles



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