The Bill

  • Lloyd Shirley ( 1984-87 )
  • Peter Cregeen ( 1987-89 )
  • Michael Chapman ( 1989-98 )
  • Richard Handford (1998-2002)
  • Chris Parr (2002)
  • Paul Marquess ( 2002-05 )
  • Johnathan Young ( 2005-10 )

The Bill is a British police series (ITV ) aired on October 16, 1984 until August 31, 2010 the British television Independent Television. In Germany, the series was never shown. On RTL but ran from 1994 to 2006 weekly German adaptation under the title The guard and the ZDF could 2009 crossover between The Bill and Soko Leipzig see ( kidnapping in London).


The Bill emerged from a 1983 television film produced, which showed the daily work of patrol officers. A year later they began producing the series, Geoff McQueen, she produced only under the name of Old Bill. Later they were called to definitively in The Bill. Over the years, many high profile actors such as Hugh Laurie, Alex Kingston and John Hannah guest appearances and performers such as Keira Knightley and James McAvoy had had their breakthrough through the series. On 31 August 2010, the last episode aired, what ITV founded with the gesunkenden ratings. In 2002, The Bill was still around seven million viewers per episode, 2010, there were only about three and a half million.

Main cast