Bognor (1981– )

Deadline: Part 1 - They Don't Make Them Like That Any More 

After the murder of a newspaper editor, Bognor is sent undercover to his press room to try and find his killer.


Carol Wiseman


T.R. Bowen, Tim Heald (novels)




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
David Horovitch ... Bognor
Joanna McCallum ... Monica
Ewan Roberts ... Parkinson
Richard Vernon ... Lord Wharfedale
Peter Jeffrey ... Milburn Port
Benjamin Whitrow ... Eric Gringe
Charlotte Cornwell Charlotte Cornwell ... Molly Mortimer
John Harding John Harding ... Bertie Spaight
Robert Addie ... Willy Wimbledon
Frances White Frances White ... Thelma Gringe
Elin Jenkins Elin Jenkins ... Anthea Morrison
Charles Hodgson Charles Hodgson ... Dmitri Pugh
George Hilsdon George Hilsdon ... Albert
Glyn Jones Glyn Jones ... Sir John Derby
Glynis Barber ... Secretary


When a newspaper gossip columnist is found murdered, the paper's proprietor asks Parkinson to assign a discreet specialist to the case. With no one else on duty, the department head sends Bognor along - and not for the first time, the agent puts his life on the line to bring a murderer to justice. Written by BGP

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Comedy | Drama



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3 March 1981 (UK) See more »

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