The Bill Season 20
S20 E01Jan 7, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 1 Jan 7, 2004 Having discovered the CCTV tape of PC Cathy Bradford with his wife on the night she died, and the body of Cathy's fiance, Max Wyatt, the Murder Investigation Team are called in. DC Brandon Kane is horrified to discover that Bradford (using her police uniform) has abducted his children from their school. Sgt. Dale Smith tries to convince Insp. Gina Gold to tell Sgt. June Ackland of their discovery of Gabriel Kent's birth certificate reveals that he is June's son. An old friend of Gina's arouses suspicion when he is found in a stolen car and then tries to hide a briefcase containing £15000 in cash. As the search for Bradford and the Kane children intensifies, Bradford sneaks the kids into the station under the very noses of the investigating officers - into the Sun Hill boiler room.
S20 E02Jan 8, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 2 Jan 8, 2004 Leo Price agrees to help Sgt. Dale Smith and CID with some information when his little brother is attacked and left injured. When the information leads to several arrests on the estate, Smithy must take steps to protect Leo from a possible revenge attack. PC Cathy Bradford, still in the boiler room with the Kane kids, turns off the station heating to lure someone down there. An engineer is called to fix the boiler, but he is knocked unconscious by Cathy. When Sgt. June Ackland and PC Honey Harman go looking for the missing engineer, they find him outside the boiler room, they realise what's going on. Ackland tries her best to coax the rogue copper out, but Bradford refuses to talk to anyone except DC Brandon Kane.
S20 E03Jan 14, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 3 Jan 14, 2004 Sgt. June Ackland has discovered PC Cathy Bradford has barricaded herself and DC Brandon Kane's kids in the station's boiler room. When Cathy promises to release the kids in exchange for Brandon as a hostage, Insp. Gina Gold refuses, but Supt. Adam Okaro overrides her decision. Cathy insists Brandon must choose one child, but he manages to negotiate Zoe's release as well. Forcing Brandon to handcuff himself, Bradford relives the events of the past year, including the death of Brandon's wife Tanya. The station is evacuated, and the TSG arrive to provide support. Cathy's stories become increasingly unbelievable, as she tells Brandon that she was abducted by a serial killer as a child. DS Samanatha Nixon and DC Eva Sharpe trawl through Cathy's belongings and find that was not true. When Cathy moves Brandon out of range of the TSG probe, Okaro authorises TSG to force entry into the room. Brandon manages to overpower Cathy, but she lights a petrol fire intending to kill them both.
S20 E04Jan 15, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 4 Jan 15, 2004 TSG storm the boiler room and Supt. Adam Okaro arrests a screaming Cathy Bradford for murder. Despite his colleagues' warnings, DC Brandon Kane insists on returning to work at CID, but when he finds himself conned by an elderly woman for an insurance scam, he realises his mind isn't on the job any more. Kane goes to see Supt. Okaro and hands in his resignation, saying he wants to spend time with his kids. PC Gary Best is seconded to CID, and is temporarily partnered with DC Terry Perkins who barely tolerates his new sidekick. The pair investigate the mugging of a city trader by two homeless ex-servicemen. Terry is disgusted by the world the traders inhabit and is frustrated when he learns that the mugging was a revenge attack. When Gary goes out on his own initiative and almost blows the case, Terry takes matters into his own hands and threatens to reveal the trader's cocaine use. PC Jim Carver's wife Marie turns up, begging him not to proceed with the trial against her. When he refuse
S20 E05Jan 21, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 5 Jan 21, 2004 Marie Carver is in court on charges of domestic violence against her husband, PC Jim Carver. Despite testimony from PC Gabriel Kent, who witnessed one of Marie's attacks on Jim, Marie and her lawyer manage to turn the case around and plead self-defence, saying that Jim had attacked Marie first. Marie's son, Ben Graham, takes the stand, and his emotional testimony absolves Jim of any violent actions - Marie changes her plea to guilty, and Jim finds himself tempted to drink again. Supt. Adam Okaro is worried that his job is on the line - the new Borough Commander, Louise Campbell, is on her way to see him, and he blames himself for the Cathy Bradford incident as he had neglected to cancel her keypass to the station, allowing her access to the boiler room. PC Tony Stamp and PC Kerry Young bring in two teenagers, Curtis and Carla, on suspicion of mugging, but when Curtis admits stealing money from Carla's father, Rev. Andho, further investigation reveals that the Reverend has been skimming
S20 E06Jan 22, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 6 Jan 22, 2004 Supt Okaro faces a difficult time with the fraud investigations into his wife's bank accounts and her relationship with the Reverend Andho. How will Okaro deal with the subsequent and growing press interest and the certain scandal, especially when Denise admits her feelings for the Reverend? It's not as though he doesn't have enough worries on his plate when Sun Hill faces a civil law suit after a raid on the wrong home. DS Sam Nixon goes out of her way to get a result on a case involving a guy called Devon who is selling counterfeit DVDs and who she knows is carrying a gun. She turns to Devon's father, revealing to him his son's involvement in the underworld. But when the sting operation he agrees to take part in backfires, he becomes an innocent victim in a gang shooting and Sam faces the responsibility. It's a real kick in the teeth for her, especially when new DI Neil Manson tells her he's not impressed with her actions. And Sergeant Sheelagh Murphy is left in total shock when
S20 E07Jan 29, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 7 Jan 29, 2004 Sergeant Sheelagh Murphy is shaken by the previous night's sighting of Des Taviner. Confused about why Des should come back to Sun Hill, Sheelagh becomes frantic when she believes her baby Niamh has gone missing and Reg attempts to calm her. When the baby is discovered safe and well Sheelagh refuses to take any chances and asks PC Cameron Tait to babysit. Thinking her baby is in safe hands, Sheelagh returns home to find Cameron and a paramedic desperately trying to save her baby's life. Elsewhere, PC Yvonne Hemmingway deals with an hysterical woman who is smashing up a shop. Discovering that she is a rape victim who is being traumatised and stalked by her attacker, DC Terry Perkins and DC Eva Sharpe step in to try to convince another of the rapist's victims to come forward and press charges after years of keeping quiet. And Superintendent Adam Okaro is forced to put his recent domestic troubles behind him and begins to build bridges with both the relief and his wife.
S20 E08Feb 5, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 188 Feb 5, 2004 Sergeant Sheelagh Murphy is rushed to hospital with her baby's life hanging in the balance. With news of the baby's tragic death, Sheelagh struggles with the loss especially when her house is turned into a crime scene. Turning to PC Reg Hollis she voices her fears that Des Taviner may have been involved in the baby's death. Meanwhile PC Cameron Tait turns to drink in an effort to escape his feelings of guilt and responsibility. Having picked a fight in a pub, he turns to the bottle again and finds a sympathetic PC Kerry Young to help him home. Will Kerry fall for his drunken attentions? PC Tony Stamp and PC Honey Harman arrest an ex criminal, George Dooley, (Alan Ford, from Snatch and Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) for assaulting his prospective son-in-law, Steve. George doesn't want Steve marrying his daughter because he seems to be embroiled in a replica gun racket. It's a scam Eva and Sam have been investigating but there's frustration ahead when DI Neil Manson hijacks the
S20 E09Feb 11, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 9 Feb 11, 2004 When DS Debbie McAllister has trouble with her babysitter, she is forced to bring Andrew into the station. While McAllister is indisposed, DC Eva Sharpe is assigned to what looks like a straightforward case of bigamy when two men are arrested fighting in the local library. After witnessing a fight in custody, the suspect Leonard Noakes, admits to murdering a man many years previously, but Sharpe finds Noakes' supposed victim alive and not-so-well in St Hughs Hospital. As the case gets more intriguing, Sharpe finds herself under scrutiny from her boss, DI Neil Manson who orders her to leave the case to MIT. When Ross requests her help, Sharpe can't help but close up the loose ends, but a furious Manson warns her ""her card is marked"". After their night of passion, PC Kerry Young finds PC Cameron Tait is acting coldly towards her. Could it be that Cameron is carrying heavy guilt over baby Niamh Murphy's death, or is it because Sgt. Dale Smith has warned him of Kerry's ""reputation""? Sgt. S
S20 E10Feb 12, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 10 Feb 12, 2004 Sgt. Sheelagh Murphy reports to Insp. Gina Gold and DCI Jack Meadows that she was visited by Des Taviner the night before. Having learned of baby Niamh's death, Taviner finds PC Reg Hollis alone guarding her chapel of rest. When Hollis tries to radio Sun Hill, Des overpowers him and handcuffs him, and Hollis lets slip that PC Cameron Tait was babysitting Niamh when she died. Back at the station, Hollis admits to Insp. Gold that he knew Des started the Sun Hill fire, and he fears for his career as he is questioned by MIT. Following a tip-off from DC Terry Perkins' snout, DI Neil Manson goes undercover as a hitman when a woman wants her husband killed. As DS Ramani De Costa investigates the domestic violence aspect of the case, the husband's involvement in an actual murder is revealed. DI Manson is delighted with the result, but DS De Costa is upset when Manson usurps her CSU authority. PCs Gary Best and Tony Stamp trawl internet chat rooms looking for 'Hotpants', a suspected fraudster w
S20 E11Feb 18, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 11 Feb 18, 2004 A covert operation is planned to trap Des at Niamh's funeral despite Sergeant June Ackland's promise to Sergeant Sheelagh Murphy that this will not happen. Sheelagh is upset when she discovers the deception, and the last straw is when PC Kerry Young lets slip that she knows Des is the father. Sheelagh dramatically announces to the guests that Des is the father while her humiliated husband stands by. She decides to run away with Des, but at the last minute Sheelagh informs Superintendent Adam Okaro. Will Sheelagh's defection finally capture Des? PC Reg Hollis fears that his career is on the line when Inspector Gina Gold discovers that he knew about Des Taviner starting the fire. PC Cameron Tait and Kerry uncover a shoplifting scandal, and Cameron refuses the offer of a safe house following Des's threat on his life. This proves a big mistake as Des attempts a hit and run, and then turns up with a gun at Cameron's daughter's school to kidnap her. Cameron offers himself in her plac
S20 E12Feb 19, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 12 Feb 19, 2004 The hunt is still on for Des Taviner who holds Sergeant Sheelagh Murphy and PC Cameron Tait hostage. Sheelagh has left her mobile on and connected to DCI Jack Meadows to give them a lead on their whereabouts. But Taviner soon realises that Sheelagh is double crossing him and during a dramatic road chase drives the car straight into a tunnel. With the full force of Sun Hill in pursuit and the road ahead closed, it seems as if Taviner's days on the run are numbered. But when police hear two gun shots ring out, they realise just how crazed Taviner is. With the discovery of Gabriel Kent's birth certificate and the knowledge that June Ackland is his mother, Jim Carver is the one to spill the incest beans and June is faced with the shocking revelation that she has been sleeping with her own son. DS Samantha Nixon and DI Neil Manson investigate a cigarette smuggling operation, thrown together on the case the sparks fly between them and it soon becomes clear that Manson is merely play
S20 E13Feb 25, 2004
Episode 193 Feb 25, 2004 Sergeant June Ackland confronts PC Gabriel Kent over the shocking discovery that he is her son. With her world in turmoil, she is horrified to hear him confirm that he is her son. But there's an even more sinister twist to the story when she breaks down, confiding in him that she was raped and her child is the outcome of that attack. Gabriel has a sudden change of heart and June is set to face the real truth behind his warped mind. Will Gabriel's revelation be too much for June? PC Cameron Tait is still being held hostage by Des Taviner. Though a crazed man, Des is beginning to calm and realises killing Tait isn't the answer and leaves Cameron unharmed. Having made contact with Sheelagh Murphy and letting her know where Cameron is, Des' violent chase comes to an end and Sheelagh is left convinced this is the last they'll see of him. PC Kerry Young finds time to comfort PC Cameron Tait in the shower after his ordeal.
S20 E14Feb 26, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 14 Feb 26, 2004 PC Gabriel Kent fears exposure and confronts Sergeant June Ackland who tells him that she will keep his identity secret if he gets her the address of her son. The difficulty of her situation is heightened by the fact that she deals with the case of a missing child. Elsewhere Gabriel confronts PC Jim Carver for telling June that he is her son and the two come to blows. Sergeant Dale Smith breaks them up and both Smithy and Jim agree to keep his secret quiet for June's sake. But with Gabriel's popularity seriously on the wane, how long can he hope to rely on them? PC Kerry Young confides in PC Yvonne Hemmingway about her night of passion with PC Cameron Tait the night before. It could be the start of something special but Smithy is not happy and it looks like he might stand in their way... DC Eva Sharpe and DI Neil Manson work on the case of a missing girl and discover that it is the girl's abusive grandfather that has taken her away. Meanwhile Polly Page returns to Sun Hill
S20 E15Mar 3, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 15 Mar 3, 2004 Sgt. June Ackland threatens to expose PC Gabriel Kent's true identity, but Kent insists he loves her and his job. Ackland agrees to a compromise, she will keep quiet about Kent's assumed identity if he gives her the address of the real Gabriel Kent: her son, Robert Ackland. Kent refuses, but eventually relents when he realises June is serious. Posing as a housebuyer, ""June Carver"", an emotional June Ackland visits her long-lost son and meets her grand-daughter, but she is too afraid to tell him her real identity. DS Samantha Nixon grudgingly works with DI Neil Manson to locate dangerous escaped convict Eric Taylor, who has already eluded police twice. When Taylor is spotted, PC Jim Carver pursues him into a swimming pool complex, and the two end up in the water. PC Kent watches as the two struggle, and is going to let Jim drown until other officers arrive. When his former lover, Rachel Heath, arrives at the station on the eve of her trial for assault and pregnant with his child, DCI Ja
S20 E16Mar 4, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 16 Mar 4, 2004 DCI Jack Meadow's former lover and ex-prostitute Rachel Heath (Lysette Anthony) is due in court to stand trial for assault. With the news that she's pregnant with his child, she tells Jack she intends to tell the court about their affair and go for a mistrial. With his police career on the line, Jack suddenly makes a surprise proposal but will former Sun Hill officer Mickey Webb be able to convince Jack he's doing the wrong thing? The pressure's mounting for DI Neil Manson when DC Eva Sharpe implies she knows about his father in law using rent boys. Neil learns of Jack's affair with Rachel which gives him the bargaining tool to get Eva off his back. Is this the end of Eva's time at Sun Hill? Elsewhere, DS Debbie McAllister investigates an attack on two boys but was the attack a racist or homophobic assault?Gary uses his own experience to convince one of the victims to make a tough decision.
S20 E17Mar 10, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 17 Mar 10, 2004 PC Andrea Dunbar arrives in the force and her keenness seems to good to be true, but little do the relief know that they have an undercover reporter among them. When Eva discovers that Debbie told Neil about Jacks affair she is furious and they fight. Tensions run high between DCI Jack Meadows and DI Neil Manson because Neil wants Eva out, no matter what and just as he is announcing her departure, Jack comes in with an offer for Eva to join MIT. Polly returns to Sun Hill as the new CAD operator but after she is snubbed by Neil during her shift she feels vulnerable and things get worse when she returns home to find the word 'murderer' painted across her flat window.
S20 E18Mar 11, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 18 Mar 11, 2004 PC Nick Klein and PC Yvonne Hemingway attend a disturbance at a funeral home and discover an unusual case: the body and casket of the mother of the Coombes brothers has disappeared - including £350,000. Turning the case over to DS Debbie McAllister and DC Ken Drummond in CID, the officers investigate all the involved parties including the brother, the funeral director and the security guard. Against her better judgement and PC Tony Stamp's warnings, Polly Page befriends journalist Frank Fisher who helps her out when she cops abuse and vandalism from local youths. PC Reg Hollis and Sgt. Dale Smith check out the local Lido swimming pool when the manager reports a break-in. Finding nothing, they return to the station, but when Reg heads back on his own, he is confronted by Des Taviner who wants to tie up the loose ends between them before he disappears for good. Reg's absence stirs Insp. Gina Gold's suspicions and she heads to the Lido with an SO19 team who manage to catch and arrest Tavi
S20 E19Mar 17, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 19 Mar 17, 2004 Paramedics fail to revive Des Taviner, and MIT's DI Madden who has arrived to question Des about the Sun Hill bombing finds himself investigating the suspect's murder instead. Sgt. Sheelagh Murphy comes under particular scrutiny from MIT, given her history with Des, and her decision to place a mentally unstable prisoner in the same cell. Tensions between Sgts Murphy and June Ackland reach an all-time high when June is unable to confirm Sheelagh's innocence. Supt. Adam Okaro is determined to nail big-time criminal Bob Coles, suspected of people smuggling, and DI Neil Manson dangles the carrot of a free trip to Paris for the officer who arrests Coles. With DS Hunter and DC Thatcher both promising their partners a weekend away, DC Terry Perkins eventually wins the trip and auctions it to Hunter and Thatcher for charity. Polly Page ignores PC Tony Stamp's warnings about journalist Frank Fisher, and begins to feel disillusioned about her return to the Met. Undercover journalist PC Andrea Du
S20 E20Mar 18, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 20 Mar 18, 2004 Klein investigates when Brendan Bailey, a man who murdered a young girl fourteen years previously, is attacked and robbed on the way home from the pub, and is unable to remember anything prior to the incident. Klein suspects that the attacker may be the father of another young girl who disappeared without trace just months after the first murder. When the man is exonerated, he takes it upon himself to track down Bailey and hold him at gunpoint until he reveals the location of his missing daughter's body. Klein manages to defuse the situation, but when Bailey follows him to Jamaica Wharf, Bailey is shot twice at close range, with Klein being the only witness willing to identify the mysterious gunman.
S20 E21Mar 24, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 21 Mar 24, 2004 As PC Nick Klein recovers from his forced heroin overdose at the hands of Dennis Weaver's henchmen, Sgt. Dale Smith and PC Kerry Young try to prove Nick's innocence beyond doubt as his condition and his previous history with drugs make his testimony unreliable. Nick confronts DS Phil Hunter and accuses him of telling Weaver that he had been a drug addict. Polly Page's house is broken into, and she begins to suspect that her night of passion with journalist Frank Fisher may have been a big mistake as he is the main suspect, particularly after an expose on her murder trial appaers in the local paper. Kerry Young and PC Cameron Tait have a huge row at the pub after Smithy tells Tait that Young has slept with him and Nick Klein. As PC Gabriel Kent watches, Young accepts a lift home with Smithy.
S20 E22Mar 25, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 22 Mar 25, 2004 With PC Nick Klein in a police safe house, an enraged Dennis Weaver throttles DS Phil Hunter, demanding Klein's location. Having woken up with Sgt Dale Smith, PC Kerry Young realises she has no memory of the previous night, and is racked with guilt that she has cheated on her boyfriend, PC Cameron Tait. She takes the morning-after pill as a precaution, but is puzzled by PC Gabriel Kent's intense interest in the evening's events. Front Desk Officer Marilyn Chambers joins PC Reg Hollis on a trainspotting expedition, but Reg's passion for locomotives makes way for another kind of passion when the two share a kiss. Polly Page is devestated when the story of her murder trial appears in the papers, and she ends her relationship with journalist Frank Fisher when he offers her money for an ""exclusive"".
S20 E23Mar 31, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 23 Mar 31, 2004 DS Debbie McAllister is determined to investigate links between her boss, DI Neil Manson, and a possibly corrupt magistrate when a drug dealer makes accusations during interview. PC Gabriel Kent plays on PC Kerry Young's feelings of guilt after her night with Sgt Dale Smith, by suggesting that Smithy may have raped her. Polly Page finds her home trashed and covered in offensive graffiti. She suspects her next-door neighbour, but could journalist Frank Fisher be involved? Out at the pub, PC Cameron Tait sees DS Phil Hunter meeting with crime boss Dennis Weaver.
S20 E24Apr 1, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 24 Apr 1, 2004 DS Debbie McAllister is determined to investigate links between her boss, DI Neil Manson, and a possibly corrupt magistrate when a drug dealer makes accusations during interview. PC Gabriel Kent plays on PC Kerry Young's feelings of guilt after her night with Sgt Dale Smith, by suggesting that Smithy may have raped her. Polly Page finds her home trashed and covered in offensive graffiti. She suspects her next-door neighbour, but could journalist Frank Fisher be involved? Out at the pub, PC Cameron Tait sees DS Phil Hunter meeting with crime boss Dennis Weaver.
S20 E25Apr 7, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 25 Apr 7, 2004 PC Nick Klein is back in the safe house, but when DS Phil Hunter gives the address to Dennis Weaver, a hitman is contracted to kill Klein. Meeting with the hitman to retrieve the gun and a photo of Nick's body, Weaver realises Hunter has set him up when the police lead by Supt Okaro and DCI Meadows swoop in on them. Escaping into North Canley Forest, a terrified Hunter barely escapes with his life as a maniacal Weaver swears revenge for his treachery. With Weaver on the loose, however, Nick Klein is relieved of duty and placed in deep witness protection far outside of London, but not before Hunter and Sgt Dale Smith have a chance to clear up their differences with him. Police Staff Polly Page investigates a forged drivers licence, but is reprimanded for exceeding her remit as a civillian staff member. Polly visits Cathy Bradford in a secure psychiatric unit, where Cathy tells her she is ""undercover"" in the hospital. Considering recent events and Bradford's taunts, Polly resigns from Su
S20 E26Apr 8, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 6 Apr 8, 2004 PC Nick Klein is back in the safe house, but when DS Phil Hunter gives the address to Dennis Weaver, a hitman is contracted to kill Klein. Meeting with the hitman to retrieve the gun and a photo of Nick's body, Weaver realises Hunter has set him up when the police lead by Supt Okaro and DCI Meadows swoop in on them. Escaping into North Canley Forest, a terrified Hunter barely escapes with his life as a maniacal Weaver swears revenge for his treachery. With Weaver on the loose, however, Nick Klein is relieved of duty and placed in deep witness protection far outside of London, but not before Hunter and Sgt Dale Smith have a chance to clear up their differences with him. Police Staff Polly Page investigates a forged drivers licence, but is reprimanded for exceeding her remit as a civillian staff member. Polly visits Cathy Bradford in a secure psychiatric unit, where Cathy tells her she is ""undercover"" in the hospital. Considering recent events and Bradford's taunts, Polly resigns from Su
S20 E27Apr 14, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 27 Apr 14, 2004 A major road traffic accident in Sun Hill sees a seriously injured man, Adrian Collins, rushed to St Hugh's Hospital. When Uniform discover a handgun and balaclava in Collins' car, and after questioning from DC Terry Perkins and PC Kerry Young, Collins admits he was on his way to a bank robbery. When an alarm is triggered at a nearby bank, Sgt Dale Smith realises the robbery has proceeded without Collins and takes charge of the situation. With SO19 delayed in traffic, Smithy has trouble commanding the respect of his officers with rumours of Kerry's alleged rape flying around. An angry PC Cameron Tait confronts him and the two nearly come to blows until they agree to concentrate on the job at hand. The lone bank robber is Trevor Willets, and he demands a getaway car. The situation gets even worse when the bank's terrified manager is pushed out with a bomb strapped to his waist. The bank manager's partner, and Willets' ex-wife Louise is brought to the scene, but her hysterical presence d
S20 E28Apr 15, 2004
Episode 28 Apr 15, 2004 A major road traffic accident in Sun Hill sees a seriously injured man, Adrian Collins, rushed to St Hugh's Hospital. When a handgun and balaclava are discovered in Collins' car, Collins admits he was on his way to a bank robbery. When an alarm is triggered at a nearby bank, Smithy realises the robbery has proceeded without Collins. With SO19 delayed in traffic, Smithy has trouble commanding the respect of his officers with rumours of Young's alleged rape. An angry Tait confronts him, and the two nearly come to blows until they agree to concentrate on the job at hand. The situation gets even worse when the bank's terrified manager is pushed out into the street with a bomb strapped to his waist.
S20 E29Apr 21, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 28 Apr 21, 2004 PC Kerry Young is found injured but alive in the rubble after the explosion behind the bank, but the bank manager was killed in the explosion. As DS Samantha Nixon investigates the aftermath, there is considerable question over where the blame will lie. PC Cameron Tait begs Kerry not to reveal that they were arguing when the bomb went off, but he later reveals this to DS Nixon, as well as telling her about Kerry's accusation of rape against Sgt Dale Smith. Smithy comes under scrutiny as he was in charge of the operation, and PC Andrea Dunbar admits that she told Louise Willets that the bomb was a fake. Under pressure from her editor, Dunbar may be able to keep him sweet with the date rape story which is now the talk of the station. PC Gabriel Kent steals the CCTV footage that would reveal what happened and could incriminate Kerry Young.
S20 E30Apr 28, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 30 Apr 28, 2004 DC Terry Perkins is undercover in prison, where he investigates convicted paedophile Charles Mawdsley who is believed to be running a paedophile ring with the help of one of the prison guards. DS Ramani de Costa appears as a prison counsellor, acting as Terry's contact with the outside world, but when Terry opens up in a group therapy session, Ramani begins to suspect that he was abused as a child. By arresting a corrupt guard who was dealing drugs, Supt Okaro hopes to force Mawdsley to play his hand, but in interview, the guard reveals that the prison's assistant governor is also corrupt. Okaro and de Costa race to the prison just in time to stop Terry from being killed by Mawdsley. Meanwhile DI Neil Manson gets a call from a prisoner at the same nick who wants to pass on information about a huge planned diamond robbery - the grass is none other than Don Beech, Manson's former sergeant at Barton Street and former Sun Hill DS.
S20 E31Apr 29, 2004
Smoking Demons Apr 29, 2004 Perkins goes undercover in prison, where he investigates convicted paedophile Charles Mawdsley, who is believed to be running a paedophile ring with the help of one of the prison guards. De Costa appears as a prison counsellor, acting as Perkins' contact with the outside world, but when Perkins opens up in a group therapy session, De Costa begins to suspect that he was abused as a child. By arresting a corrupt guard who was dealing drugs, Okaro hopes to force Mawdsley to play his hand, but in interview, the guard reveals that the prison's assistant governor is also corrupt. Meanwhile, Manson receives a call from a prisoner at the same nick who wants to pass on information about a planned robbery.
S20 E32May 5, 2004
Episode 211 May 5, 2004 DS Sam Nixon and DS Debbie McAllister investigate when the stolen digger turns up at a transport site. DI Neil Manson's suspicions are proven correct, but nobody else knows that Manson's tip-offs are coming from Don Beech. The arrival of DI Peter Cavanaugh, an Australian cop on attachment to the NCIS, sets hearts a-flutter, but DCI Jack Meadows is furious when DI Manson's liaisons with Beech are revealed. New PC Lance Powell arrests a black teenager on suspicion of shoplifting, but cops a warning from Supt Adam Okaro to tread more carefully with the black community in future. An angry Powell is fair game for DC Rob Thatcher and undercover journalist PC Andrea Dunbar, who are both seeking to prove that Okaro has it in for his black officers. PC Gary Best is stunned when Powell tells him he's gay.
S20 E33May 6, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 33 May 6, 2004 After failing to capture Trevor Little and his gang after their aborted diamond raid, DI Neil Manson begins to have his doubts about his Australian colleague, DI Peter Cavanaugh, and suspects he may be leaking information to the gang. The rivalry between the two DIs escalates, but Cavanaugh has his eye set on DS Samantha Nixon, and the two share a passionate kiss. Insp Gina Gold and CPS Lawyer Jonathan Fox's verbal sparring also turns to passion, and PCs Cameron Tait and Kerry Young decide to give their disasterous relationship another try. PC Gabriel Kent continues his vendetta against Coal Lane resident Roy Stafford who he suspects is a paedophile. When he suspects Stafford has staged a robbery to gain access to the victim's grandchildren, he crosses the line and attacks Stafford, beating him badly. Supt Adam Okaro sends the hate mail he has received for forensic examination, but with the sender almost certainly an officer in his station, they most likely know how to cover their trac
S20 E34May 13, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 34 May 13, 2004 DI Neil Manson's suspicions about DI Peter Cavanaugh continue during an obbo on the diamond heist suspects. When the suspects get away from them, Cavanaugh doesn't seem particularly concerned. Concerned for the safety of DS Samantha Nixon and PC Cameron Tait who are undercover as waiting staff on the target boat, Manson orders DS Phil Hunter on to the boat as well. PC Gabriel Kent could be in trouble when Roy Stafford turns up at the station to report Kent's assault on him. Insp. Gina Gold is delighted she may be able to get rid of the evil Gabriel at last, but a Coal Lane resident arrives and gives Kent an alibi. She has an ulterior motive however - as well as approving of Kent's brutal actions on Stafford, she wants him to enact some vigilante justice on a loan shark on the estate. CPS Lawyer Jonathan Fox asks Gina Gold out on a date, and Supt Adam Okaro continues to receive hate mail from within the station.
S20 E35May 19, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 35 May 19, 2004 Don Beech has the only evidence that could incriminate corrupt DI Peter Cavanaugh. DCI Jack Meadows is reluctant to have to rely on the slippery Beech, but Supt Adam Okaro insists he is their only choice. DI Neil Manson and DS Phil Hunter take Beech to visit Maggie Black who has the incriminating tape, and Beech asks Manson if he can have ten minutes alone to ""say goodbye"" to Maggie. Manson foolishly agrees, and when DS Hunter goes to interrupt their little liaison, he finds himself held at gunpoint. Beech is on the run again! DI Peter Cavanaugh contacts DS Samantha Nixon and declares his love for her, begging her to join him on the run. She agrees, but informs DCI Meadows of his plans. Using her mobile as a tracking device, Meadows and his team close in, but when Cavanaugh realises he's been betrayed he takes Nixon hostage. DS Ramani De Costa requests a profiler when she suspects a serial rapist may be at work in Sun Hill, but is told that another attack must take place before a profi
S20 E36May 20, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 36 May 20, 2004 DCs Rob Thatcher and Ken Drummond are on an obbo watching a witness in a fraud case, when Ken's son Alex turns up on the doorstep in a state of shock. While on a night out with his mates to celebrate his 17th birthday, Alex believes he has killed a prostitute. Drummond leaves Alex with Thatcher, and rushes to the woman's flat - she is dead, and Ken hastily removes evidence from the scene (Alex's hat). With their obbo blown, and Thatcher suspecting their target has switched places with another person, he and Alex manage to salvage the operation when they find some vital evidence in the target's rubbish bin. When Ken informs Alex of the death, he runs off and is found the next morning threatening to jump off a building, but he is talked down by his father. Drummond replaces the evidence and reluctantly calls in MIT, and Alex is arrested. DI Neil Manson and DS Samantha Nixon discuss DI Cavanaugh's corruption and Don Beech's escape, and they know DCI Jack Meadows will be furious. Meadows a
S20 E37May 27, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 37 May 27, 2004 PC Gabriel Kent and PC Kerry Young attend a call to what initially appears to be the case of a ""bunny-boiler"", Sharon Wallace, stalking her ex-boyfriend, Chris Loftus. Kent, however, sees the fear in the Sharon's eyes, and when she is later attacked, he probes further and discovers that the boyfriend is blackmailing her with some nude photos in his possession. Holding the threat of the incriminating CCTV tape of the bank explosion over her, Gabriel convinces a reluctant Kerry to distract Chris while he breaks into his flat and retrieves the photos. Mission accomplished, he tells Kerry he's wiped the tape, and she is so relieved, she nearly kisses him. Back at the station, PC Cameron Tait stuns Kerry further with a surprise marriage proposal. DI Neil Manson is cleared of any involvement in Don Beech's escape, but DCI Jack Meadows warns him he's still on thin ice. DC Ken Drummond is also relieved when his son is cleared of manslaughter. CID's attention is diverted when a car containing a
S20 E38Jun 2, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 38 Jun 2, 2004 DS Phil Hunter is desperate to find his daughter Madison, who has been abducted by Dennis Weaver. DCI Jack Meadows orders him not to get involved in the investigation, and assigns DS Samantha Nixon to keep an eye on Hunter. Hunter and Nixon investigate when a kilo of cocaine is found in a car after a chase with police, and find the driver Sonny Jonson at the hospital. PC Yvonne Hemmingway arrests a 17-year old girl, Shirley Moss, on shoplifiting charges and forms a bond with the girl when Shirley tells her she's pregnant. Hemmingway convinces the shopkeeper to drop the charges, and when the father of Shirley's child turns out to be big-time drug dealer Rifkin, Hunter and Nixon organise an SO19 raid on Rifkin's flat, but with drug courier Sonny and Shirley both in police custody, Rifkin clearly has his bases covered. PC Gary Best is surprised when the SO19 sergeant at the raid turns out to be PC Lance Powell's partner, Mark Rollins. Yvonne offers Shirley a place to stay at her flat, but
S20 E39Jun 3, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 39 Jun 3, 2004 DS Samantha Nixon drags a wounded DS Phil Hunter out of the line of fire of an enraged Dennis Weaver, and the two escape into an abandoned Tube tunnel. PC Yvonne Hemmingway is frustrated when police red tape prevents her from helping pregnant teenager Shirley who has been badly beaten. Hemmingway angrily confronts Supt Adam Okaro, and his reaction attracts the interest of DC Rob Thatcher. PC Gary Best tracks down Shirley's mother, and Hemmingway convinces her to testify against Stuart Rifkin. Realising DS Hunter and DS Nixon are missing, DI Neil Manson and DS Debbie McAllister try to track them down with the help of Phil's daughter Madison and his informant Stephen Fletcher. Barricaded in a storage room, a delerious Hunter admits to Nixon that he blackmailed and betrayed Nick Klein, but when Nixon tries to get help, Dennis Weaver attacks them. As Weaver and Nixon fight, Hunter manages to get hold of the gun, and he shoots Weaver, ending the ordeal. PC Gabriel Kent visits PC Kerry Young
S20 E40Jun 9, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 40 Jun 9, 2004 PC Kerry Young is in turmoil after her rape at the hands of the evil PC Gabriel Kent. Naturally, Kent denies the charge, and he insinuates that Kerry has ""cried wolf"" before, when she accused Sgt. Dale Smith of rape. Confiding in her fiance, PC Cameron Tait, Kerry is shocked when Cameron doesn't believe her story. He insists she makes the allegation official if they are to stay together, but Kerry is reluctant to do so after the incident with Smithy. DS Samantha Nixon must decide whether to defend DS Phil Hunter when questions arise over Hunter's killing of Dennis Weaver. As the only witness, Nixon can clear Hunter's name if she confirms Weaver was killed in self-defence. Back in CID, DC Jim Carver and DS Debbie McAllister investigate a young man going nuts on steroids.
S20 E41Jun 10, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 41 Jun 10, 2004 A skeptical DI Neil Manson reluctantly agrees to DS Samantha Nixon's requests to hire a profiler to help catch Sun Hill's serial rapist. Nixon and profiler Dr Hugh Wallis review the cases and the locations, and conclude that the perpetrator knows the area very well. PC Gabriel Kent's vigilante actions on the Coal Lane Estate spiral out of control when he arranges for a skinhead gang to attack two black youths as revenge for mugging an elderly Asian lady. With his former allies on the estate turning against him, Kent must act quickly to ensure his involvement is not discovered. Sgt. Sheelagh Murphy is in court in the case of a drink-driving Rastafarian she arrested for refusing a blood test, and is humiliated when the case is thrown out of court, and she is accused of racism and insensitivity to the man's religious beliefs. Advocate Jerome Taylor alerts the Borough Commander to the case, and Supt Adam Okaro is forced to offer Sgt Murphy a choice between transfer or demotion. PC Honey Ha
S20 E42Jun 17, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 42 Jun 17, 2004 PC Cameron Tait dives into the Thames to rescue the two children from the sinking car. He manages to get the girl out, but the boy is missing and the girl later dies in hospital. Cameron is deeply affected, and begins to sink into a deep depression, while PC Honey Harman does her best to console him. PC Gabriel Kent's vigilante actions on the Coal Lane Estate could be his undoing when one of his supporters, Laura Bryant, decides he's crossed the line, and reports his actions to DC Rob Thatcher. As Thatcher and DC Ken Drummond follow up Laura's allegations, Gabriel's accomplice Kev is found beaten and locked in the boot of a car. Drummond sees Irene Radford, head of a ruthless crime family on the estate, and it looks as though the Radfords are running a protection racket. DS Debbie McAllister leads a raid to arrest an aggravated burglary suspect, and DS Samantha Nixon realises he fits the profile of their serial rapist. DS Phil Hunter returns to work, but makes excuses that due to his i
S20 E43Jun 24, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 43 Jun 24, 2004 DC Rob Thatcher is keeping a close eye on the Radfords despite the warnings of his colleagues. He eagerly arrests David Radford for selling bootleg DVDs on the Coal Lane Estate, but when David's mother Irene turns up with a proof of purchase, Thatcher knows he's been set up by his nemesis. DS Phil Hunter in running the CSU, and despite DC Jim Carver's misgivings, Hunter's forceful manner gets results when he convinces a reluctant pregnant domestic violence victim to testify. When a casino punter is mugged after a large win, Carver organises an undercover operation with PCs Cameron Tait and Honey Harman. Carver wins big on the tables, and sure enough, is mugged as he gets home. The team manage to crack the case when they realise the connection between one of the croupiers and a cab driver, but has Carver's big win tipped his addictive personality back into overdrive? Despite being on leave, PC Kerry Young returns to the station to declare her love to Cameron, but after being taunted by
S20 E44Jun 30, 2004
The Start of a Problem Jun 30, 2004 Thatcher is keeping a close eye on the Radfords, despite the warnings of his colleagues. He eagerly arrests David Radford for selling bootleg DVDs on the Cole Lane Estate, but when David's mother Irene turns up with a proof of purchase, Thatcher knows he's been set up. Hunter is running the CSU, and despite Carver's misgivings, his forceful manner gets results when he convinces a reluctant pregnant domestic violence victim to testify. When a casino punter is mugged after a large win, Carver organises an undercover operation with Tait and Harman. Young returns to the station to declare her love to Tait, but after being taunted by Kent, she discovers Tait and Harman sharing a kiss in the locker room.
S20 E45Jul 7, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 45 Jul 7, 2004 PC Yvonne Hemingway puppywalks probationer PC Steve Hunter on his first day at Sun Hill. Eager to impress, Steve lets slip some gossip about Phil's impotency, which soon is all over the station. A furious Phil Hunter demands his brother be transferred, and desperate to make amends, Steve follows up an informant's info on a bootleg liquour ring. Finding himself at gunpoint, Steve may not live to regret his indiscretion. PC Kerry Young boldly confronts PC Gabriel Kent at his flat, and records him admitting to her rape. Gabriel is too smart for her though, and takes her dictaphone and mobile. He seems to be showing remorse for his actions, but just as quickly turns and taunts her once again. Kerry takes a pair of scissors and attacks him. PC Sheelagh Murphy and PC Lance Powell investigate when homophobic graffiti is scrawled over a restauranteur's car and business. The man insists he isn't gay, and when Murphy and Powell check the CCTV footage, Murphy is shocked when it leads them to a fr
S20 E46Jul 8, 2004
Episode 226 Season 20 Episode 46 Jul 8, 2004 Best is approached by DCI Bill Wicklow of the OCG regarding an operation into a major drugs ring which has links to his estranged brother, Joe. Best decides to go undercover to retrieve information on his criminal activities, and soon manages to infiltrate Joe's gang of friends in an attempt to get close to the ringleader, Lenny Boswell. However, Best soon finds himself becoming Boswell's golden boy - and it's not long before he asks him to take part in a major operation. Under the strain of the situation, Best begins to reconsider his career in the force in favour of a life on the run. Meanwhile, Stamp finds himself under investigation following the PolAcc involving Ackland, who begins to recover in hospital.
S20 E47Jul 14, 2004
Second Strike (Part Two) Jul 14, 2004 Best tries to hunt down his brother Joe when he escapes from the clutches of the gang, but is torn over whether or not to begin a relationship with his brother's girlfriend. Meanwhile, when he tries to find the mysterious Barry Jones, Best discovers that DI Henry may be pulling him a line. As Best continues with his own investigation, the net closes in on Lenny Boswell, but not before he manages to slash another victim. As Boswell comes after Joe, Best is forced to put his neck on the line. Word gets back to DCI Wicklow that Best may have gone native, but is Best really foolish enough to throw away everything he has worked for a criminal life? Stamp is cleared of reckless driving by internal investigations.
S20 E48Jul 15, 2004
Episode 227 Jul 15, 2004 DS Samantha Nixon and Dr Hugh Wallis are concentrating on the Royal Navy link to the serial rapist, and interview a Scottish prostitute whose rape over ten years previously matches the profile and may have started the rapist off. PC Andrea Dunbar hides a press clipping of an article she wrote about the incident, but fears for her cover when a journalist colleague arrives at the station to interview PC Lance Powell as the 'new face of Sun Hill'. Powell investigates what looks like another homophobic hate crime when a man is bashed after meeting a young man at a gay club. PC Sheelagh Murphy is shocked when she recognises her son Conor on the CCTV evidence, and Powell is forced to arrest Conor for GBH. DC Jim Carver and PC Honey Harman investigate when a fortune teller has her crystal ball stolen, and Jim later visits June Ackland in hospital where he hands her a ring and proposes to her. PC Gabriel Kent all but admits to PC Cameron Tait that he raped PC Kerry Young, then calls off sick.
S20 E49Jul 21, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 49 Jul 21, 2004 The net is closing in on Alan Kennedy, the main suspect for the serial rapes. Kennedy is not at home when the police raid his flat, and several other leads - an allotment he keeps, and his (deceased) mother - also fall through. Eventually he is found through his hobby of falconry and arrested. CPS lawyer Jonathan Fox warns that more than the forensic evidence is needed to prosecute Kennedy, and reluctant witness Khadija Miah is brought into the station to identify him as her assailant. However, when Khadija runs into PC Gabriel Kent, PC Kerry Young could lose her job over the fact that she may have ""tainted"" the witness by showing her Gabriel's photograph. PC Cameron Tait's job is also on the line after his attack on Kent in the canteen. Despite Kent's agreement to a transfer, Tait decides to leave Sun Hill, London and Kerry Young behind and he catches a cab to Heathrow to fly back to Sydney.
S20 E50Jul 22, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 50 Jul 22, 2004 With insufficient forensic evidence to charge him, DI Neil Manson and DS Samantha Nixon have 24 hours to extract a confession from serial rape suspect Alan Kennedy. CPS laywer Jonathan Fox, who previously defended Kennedy on an assault charge, watches the proceedings with great interest, but the stress may be too much for him, and he jeopardises his relationship with Insp. Gina Gold when he makes a comment about her not having children. With police scouring Kennedy's mother's flat for forensic evidence or clues which will help, Manson and Nixon continue their interview, but Kennedy is a tough nut to crack. The next day, literally at the last minute, Nixon puts the pieces together and Kennedy finally confesses. Simultaneously, Dr Hugh Wallis finds a knife in the flat. With Kennedy behind bars, the relief attend a community party organised by Supt. Okaro, but the fun is quickly over when a massive bomb explodes.
S20 E51Jul 28, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 51 Jul 28, 2004 DI Neil Manson orders PCs Tony Stamp and Lance Powell to stay out of the wreckage of the pub where the bomb has gone off while he summons help. When Stamp realises Supt. Okaro is still inside, he risks his life to rescue the Super, and manages to save him in the nick of time. Unaware of the chaos nearby, DC Rob Thatcher slips another racist hate letter into Okaro's internal mail. When it looks like Okaro was the bomb's intended target, Thatcher and Jerome Taylor realise their letter campaign could be their undoing when SO13 (the Anti-Terrorist Branch) investigate. Thatcher discovers CCTV footage of on of the Radford boys near the pub at the time of the explosion, and he follows the Radfords into a trap. DCI Jack Meadows takes charge when his baby with Rachel Heath is kidnapped by a religious fanatic, but when the baby is recovered, Meadows is alarmed to find Rachel doesn't want him involved in their lives. Insp. Gina Gold steels herself to reveal her feelings to Jonathan Fox, but Fox t
S20 E52Jul 29, 2004
Bite the Bullet (Part One) Jul 29, 2004 Manson orders Stamp and Powell to stay out of the wreckage of the pub, but when Stamp realises Okaro is still inside, he risks his life to rescue him. Unaware of the chaos nearby, Thatcher slips another racist hate letter into Okaro's internal mail. When it looks like Okaro was the bomb's intended target, Thatcher and Jerome Taylor realise their letter campaign could be their undoing when SO13 investigate. Thatcher discovers CCTV footage of one of the Radford boys near the pub at the time of the explosion, and he follows the Radfords into a trap. Meadows takes charge when his baby is kidnapped by a religious fanatic, but when the baby is recovered safe and well, Rachel rebuffs him and asks him to stay away.
S20 E53Aug 4, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 232 Aug 4, 2004 PC Lance Powell tries to work out who sent him the text message about the bomb, and realises only three people had his new number: his family, his boyfriend... and Conor Murphy. Powell tells PC Sheelagh Murphy about his suspicions, and she is disgusted that he could think her son could be capable of the bombing. DCI Meadows leads a search on Sheelagh's house, and the phone used to send the message is found in Conor's room. Conor is arrested when he is found brawling with a friend of his. His friend admits to the bombing, and Conor admits to his mother that he is gay. With the bomber found, Supt. Okaro must bite the bullet and apologise to Jerome Taylor for accusing him, but Taylor says it's too late, and he is determined to destroy Okaro's career. Trainee DC Gary Best goes undercover to catch a drug dealer with DC Ken Drummond and DC Rob Thatcher, but finds himself at the wrong end of a beating.
S20 E54Aug 5, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 54 Aug 5, 2004 PC Sheelagh Murphy turns to her Catholic faith for guidance after her son Conor's announcement that he is gay, but the Church is not very helpful to her. She then asks PC Lance Powell for advice, but he tells her it's up to her to sort things out with her son. Murphy and Powell deal with a domestic violence case between two gay men, but when they hand the case on to CSU, DS Phil Hunter convinces the victim not to proceed. When Conor doesn't come home, Sheelagh accompanies Lance and Mark on a night out at a gay club to find him, and they witness the domestic violence first hand. DS Debbie McAllister is determined to prove that DCI Jack Meadows is making a mistake by reconciling with Rachel Heath. To prove Rachel is still ""on the game"", she gets PC Gary Best to call Rachel and make an appointment at a hotel. Meadows confronts Rachel at the hotel, but she insists she was merely going to hand the client on to a friend. DCs Rob Thatcher and Ken Drummond investigate an arson attack on an ice
S20 E55Aug 11, 2004
Episode 235 Aug 11, 2004 Rachel Heath exacts a violent revenge on Martin Grainger, convinced he was responsible for telling Meadows about her continuing involvement in the vice trade, with Meadows unaware that none other than a scheming McAllister is behind the betrayal. De Costa returns to CSU and is appalled by the way Hunter has handled things in her absence.
S20 E56Aug 12, 2004
Hope Aug 12, 2004 Okaro is furious when he discovers that Thatcher has asked Young to go undercover with the Radfords, without permission from himself, Gold or Meadows. Ackland returns to work after being hit by the Area Car, despite the fact that in a week she is taking further leave to marry Carver, with preparations for their wedding coming along nicely. Nixon's daughter gets involved with a local criminal, much to her dismay. Has she really flown off the rails, or is someone persuading her to do something she doesn't want to do? Meadows decides to apply for custody of his son with Rachel Heath, but finds that the situation is much more complicated than first expected when it transpires she has more than one child. Young leaves work early, after being told she can't go under cover, she goes to a bar and chats up the elder Radford brother
S20 E57Aug 18, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 57 Aug 18, 2004 Young wakes up in bed at Radfords house. As Ackland and Carver prepare to tie the knot, the past threatens to catch up with both of them and shatter their happiness. Evil Kent plays mind games with the pair, suggesting the marriage is merely a sham, and tries to dissuade Ackland from proceeding with the ceremony. The situation turns from bad to worse when a drunken Marie Carver turns up as an uninvited guest and causes a scene in front of the congregation. Meanwhile, Young begins to get caught up in the Radfords' criminal world, but Thatcher tries to persuade her to keep digging, until he find some concrete evidence to nail them. However, his day turns out better than expected when he spots an opportunity to set up Okaro.
S20 E58Aug 19, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 58 Aug 19, 2004 Still working undercover, Young gets in way over her head after witnessing the death of a Radford escort girl and being ordered to beat one of the others by family matriarch Irene. Thatcher begins to fear the worst when she goes for days without reporting back, and when a girl's body is found in a burnt-out vehicle. Thatcher watches on with glee as his plan appears to have pulled itself off. As Manson's relationship with Dunbar blossoms, he lets slip some of his most closely guarded secrets about his colleagues - not least big cheese Okaro, whose cannabis possession story soon ends up on the front pages of the newspapers. Gold is distraught to discover Fox has requested a transfer to another station.
S20 E59Aug 26, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 59 Aug 26, 2004 PC Kerry Young and Sgt Dale Smith are minutes away from a bullet in the head from Wayne Radford's goons, when a raid on Hedley's Club, lead by Sgt June Ackland and DCs Rob Thatcher and Ken Drummond, takes place just in time to save them. Smithy and Young are unable to say anything about their ordeal, and claim to have been innocently having a drink at the club when the raid occurred. Supt Adam Okaro and Insp Gina Gold are furious that the raid took place without their consent. David Radford is nicked for possession and mentions Kerry's secret undercover job. Gina confronts Kerry, but unable to prove the claims (which are denied by Wayne and Irene Radford), she warns Kerry she'll have her thrown out of the Met. DS Samantha Nixon tries files a missing persons report after her daughter Abi has not been seen for days. She tries to stay calm, but her daughter's clothes and travelcard are found by the side of the Thames. DC Terry Perkins and DS Ramani De Costa rescue a young boy from a convi
S20 E60Sep 1, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 60 Sep 1, 2004 PC Kerry Young and Sgt Dale Smith are minutes away from a bullet in the head from Wayne Radford's goons, when a raid on Hedley's Club, lead by Sgt June Ackland and DCs Rob Thatcher and Ken Drummond, takes place just in time to save them. Smithy and Young are unable to say anything about their ordeal, and claim to have been innocently having a drink at the club when the raid occurred. Supt Adam Okaro and Insp Gina Gold are furious that the raid took place without their consent. David Radford is nicked for possession and mentions Kerry's secret undercover job. Gina confronts Kerry, but unable to prove the claims (which are denied by Wayne and Irene Radford), she warns Kerry she'll have her thrown out of the Met. DS Samantha Nixon tries files a missing persons report after her daughter Abi has not been seen for days. She tries to stay calm, but her daughter's clothes and travelcard are found by the side of the Thames. DC Terry Perkins and DS Ramani De Costa rescue a young boy from a convi
S20 E61Sep 2, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 61 Sep 2, 2004 Sam leads the enquiry into her daughter's disappearance. Debbie takes the credit for Gary's work. Ramani catches Terry browsing a paedophile website. Terry discusses his childhood sexual abuse with his brother, Ben. Yvonne struggles to deal with Shirley, who steals Dean's disabled badge for money, and then claims to be HIV-positive.
S20 E62Sep 8, 2004
Suicidal Thoughts Sep 8, 2004 Terry tracks down the man who abused him and his brother as children. Yvonne tries to stop Shirley Moss from selling her baby. Debbie discovers her baby's nanny has been working as a prostitute from her flat. Sam is convinced that missing daughter Abi has been taken against her will, but struggles to find any proof.
S20 E63Sep 9, 2004
Episode 242 Sep 9, 2004 Wayne Radford has been found dead in his prison cell. It appears to be suicide, but Radford also has a number of bruises and cigarette burns on his body. Insp. Gina Gold hears from Radford's cellmate that a copper was spreading rumours that Wayne was a child killer. Malcolm Willard's garden centre has reported him missing, and DS Ramani De Costa is concerned as she suspects DC Terry Perkins has been to see his childhood abuser. PC Reg Hollis and PC Steve Hunter find Willard alive and well at his home, but are called back later to find DC Perkins' brother Ben trying to drown Willard, who is later shot dead. PC Andrea Dunbar is on a crusade to clear Supt Adam Okaro's name, and angers DI Neil Manson when she illegally submits one of Jerome Taylor's cigarette butts for a DNA test, to prove that he planted the marijuana in the Super's car.
S20 E64Sep 15, 2004
Episode 243 Sep 15, 2004 Malcolm Willard has been shot dead from long range, and once again DC Terry Perkins and his brother Ben are in the frame. Perkins is shocked when he turns up at CID to hear that Willard is dead, and that MIT want to interview him. Perkins and DS Ramani De Costa head to Ben's lockup, where they find an empty rifle case. Perkins and De Costa head to the old Perkins house where the abuse took place, and SO19 storm in and arrest Ben, but he is later cleared as the bullet that killed Willard was a different calibre. Supt. Adam Okaro is on trial for drug possession, and DI Neil Manson's wife is his defence barrister. His chances are not looking good though, as the prosecution tears through witnesses PC Steve Hunter and DC Rob Thatcher. DI Manson and PC Andrea Dunbar discover that the DNA on the drugs matches that of Jerome Taylor, and they locate the man who sold Taylor the drugs. Needing an excuse to arrest him so they can get a legitimate DNA sample, Manson goads Taylor into attacking him.
S20 E65Sep 16, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 65 Sep 16, 2004 DC Suzie Sim arrives to join CSU, and she excels on her first day when she and trainee DC Gary Best investigate the racial harrassment and sexual assault of an asylum seeker. The perpetrator is Bradley Perkins, the son of DC Terry Perkins' brother Ben, and Sim expresses her concern to DS Ramani De Costa that Ben's actions may be due to him being sexually abused himself. DS Samantha Nixon is frantic about an apparant suicide email from her daughter Abi, as well as reports that Abi had frequented a suicide website. Profiler Dr Hugh Wallis assures Nixon that the writing style doesn't match, and one of the website's users says that Abi was not suicidal. PC Kerry Young is disillusioned with her job and her colleagues, and takes her frustration out on them. PC Steve Hunter gives PC Honey Harman the cold shoulder after he hears she's been gossiping about their date to her mates.
S20 E66Sep 22, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 66 Sep 22, 2004 DC Suzie Sim arrives to join CSU, and she excels on her first day when she and trainee DC Gary Best investigate the racial harrassment and sexual assault of an asylum seeker. The perpetrator is Bradley Perkins, the son of DC Terry Perkins' brother Ben, and Sim expresses her concern to DS Ramani De Costa that Ben's actions may be due to him being sexually abused himself. DS Samantha Nixon is frantic about an apparant suicide email from her daughter Abi, as well as reports that Abi had frequented a suicide website. Profiler Dr Hugh Wallis assures Nixon that the writing style doesn't match, and one of the website's users says that Abi was not suicidal. PC Kerry Young is disillusioned with her job and her colleagues, and takes her frustration out on them. PC Steve Hunter gives PC Honey Harman the cold shoulder after he hears she's been gossiping about their date to her mates.
S20 E67Sep 23, 2004
Some Brighter Days Sep 23, 2004 Ramani suspects that Terry's brother Ben has been abusing Bradley and his brother, Christopher, however, Terry refuses to believe her. Meanwhile, Jack is called away on private business, Kerry becomes involved with a known criminal, and Rob continues his outrageous campaign to try and bring down the Radfords.
S20 E68Sep 30, 2004
Episode 247 Sep 30, 2004 DCI Jack Meadows arrives in a sleepy village for the funeral of old friend and colleague Ted Roach, who has been killed in a hit-and-run on a lonely country road. Also attending the service are his former Sun Hill colleagues, Bob Cryer and Alec Peters. Unsatisfied with the investigation by the local police, Meadows decides to do some digging of his own, and has a run-in with the local police sergeant. They discover some startling facts about their old friend: Ted had been having an affair with the sergeant's wife, and had just discovered he was terminally ill. The trio track down the man who hit him, and Meadows convinces him that it wasn't his fault - Ted wanted to die. As Meadows prepares to return to London, he suffers a heart attack and collapses. Meanwhile, back at Sun Hill, DC Terry Perkins isn't handling his suspiscions that his brother has abused his children at all well, and puts in for a transfer out of PPU and back into CID.
S20 E69Oct 6, 2004
Ulterior Motive Oct 6, 2004 Sam becomes worried when she is sent a video message from her missing daughter, Abi, but Phil suspects an ulterior motive to the whole situation. Meanwhile, Suzie and Debbie investigate a stabbing outside the flat of a prostitute, and Rob believes he has the information required to bring the Radfords to justice once and for all.
S20 E70Oct 7, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 69 Oct 7, 2004 Insp. Gina Gold warns PC Kerry Young that her job is on the line if she continues to consort with David Radford. PC Gabriel Kent and PC Andrea Dunbar find an 11-year-old blind girl who has been seriously assaulted in her own home. A neighbour identifies the mother's ex-boyfriend as the culprit, but DC Suzie Sim is furious that PC Dunbar has not followed procedure and their only forensic evidence is lost. Their suspect, Christopher Spinks, is in court, but is released on bail. As Spinks leaves the courthouse, he is shot dead - the third victim of the serial sniper. DS Debbie McAllister visits one of DCI Meadows' snouts for information on a lingerie robbery. DC Jim Carver is up to his neck in gambling debts.
S20 E71Oct 13, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 71 Oct 13, 2004 Suzie and Andrea discover the real culprit in the attack case, and begin to suspect Gabriel's involvement in the sniper case, and Sam realises somebody is playing games with her when a girl, matching Abi's description, is found on mud flats on the river Thames just metres from where her clothes were found.
S20 E72Oct 14, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 72 Oct 14, 2004 PC Kerry Young is missing and fears for her safety grow after David Radford's public vow to kill her. Many officers are desperate to find her- but for the wrong reasons. PC Gabriel Kent tries to talk her out of reporting him for his crimes, but after all he's done to her Kerry is out for revenge. Sgt Dale 'Smithy' Smith tracks emotional and messed up Kerry at her fathers hospital bedside where he declares his love for her. Gabriel gets wind of Kerry on her way into the station and knows she is going to report him. He disappears. Smithy runs out to meet her where Kerry tells him she loves him too, but she is then gunned down in his arms by Gabriel who has gone to extreme lengths to silence her. Is this the end for Kerry?
S20 E73Oct 20, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 73 Oct 20, 2004 After being gunned down by PC Gabriel Kent, PC Kerry Young is left fighting for her life in the arms of Sgt Dale Smith. Moments after declaring their love for each other Smithy cradles Kerry's limp and dying body as she struggles for breath and to stay awake. She is taken to hospital where she loses all consciousness, and Smithy looks on helplessly as doctors try to resuscitate her. But Kerry is tragically pronounced dead. Gabriel breathes a sigh of relief knowing she can no longer reveal his darkest secrets. But how will he react with the shocking revelation that from when he'd raped her Kerry was pregnant with his child when she died?
S20 E74Oct 21, 2004
Friendly Fire (Part Two) Oct 21, 2004 After being shot by the evil Gabriel, Kerry dies in hospital. Gabriel tries to cover his tracks, but June suspects his involvement in Kerry's death. Morrell reveals that Kerry was three months pregnant with Gabriel's baby, much to his shock. Was covering his tracks necessary payment for the life of his unborn son? Smithy questions Okaro in his decision to delay the ambulance that took Kerry to hospital.
S20 E75Oct 27, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 254 Oct 27, 2004 After being gunned down by PC Gabriel Kent, PC Kerry Young is left fighting for her life in the arms of Sgt Dale Smith. Moments after declaring their love for each other Smithy cradles Kerry's limp and dying body as she struggles for breath and to stay awake. She is taken to hospital where she loses all consciousness, and Smithy looks on helplessly as doctors try to resuscitate her. But Kerry is tragically pronounced dead. Gabriel breathes a sigh of relief knowing she can no longer reveal his darkest secrets. But how will he react with the shocking revelation that from when he'd raped her Kerry was pregnant with his child when she died?
S20 E76Oct 28, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 76 Oct 28, 2004 Jim struggles to repay his debt, and whilst investigating the case of a young drugs mule with Ken, begins to realise there is no way out of his troubles. Jack and Debbie continue their private investigation into Wesley Patterson, and Yvonne causes trouble when she arrests her sister's husband for possession of drugs.
S20 E77Nov 3, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 77 Nov 3, 2004 Jim strikes an £11,000 win on the dogs, but ends up losing all his money. New PC Roger Valentine arrives at Sun Hill, and immediately offends Lance when he finds out Lance is gay. Meanwhile, Shirley Moss finds herself in trouble once again, and Sam worries when CCTV of Abi being taken by a man is discovered.
S20 E78Nov 4, 2004
Playing with Fire Nov 4, 2004 Jim repays Fletch his £30,000 debt, plus an extra £10,000 for the dog papers. But to get the money, he offers June's house to a dangerous loan shark. Jack and Debbie give into their feelings for each other. June thinks about retiring, and Smithy and Gabriel end up in a punch up after Kerry's funeral, when Gabriel reveals she was pregnant with his child.
S20 E79Nov 10, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 79 Nov 10, 2004 Debbie finalises her operation and manages to catch Wesley Patterson and Fletch in the act, and it soon becomes her best ever result. However, her success is short lived as her son Andrew is taken into hospital following a head injury the day before. Meanwhile, June and Gabriel deal with an underage pregnant girl who is about to have an abortion, but Gabriel's guilt over Kerry's death threatens his judgement. Andrea tells Smithy that Kerry told her Gabriel raped her.
S20 E80Nov 11, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 80 Nov 11, 2004 Best and Sim are on the trail of a prolific local burglar, but when Stamp and Hollis attend the scene of the latest incident, they find more than they bargained for, in the form of a severed arm. Best investigates and immediately apprehends the suspect, but Meadows is less than pleased when the arm is discovered to be made of rubber. That is, until Best finds a real one in the suspect's shed. Meanwhile, Smithy is teamed up with Kent when local villain Jimmy Cross is targeted for selling dodgy consignments of vodka, unknowingly sparking a turf war with none other than the Radfords. On Smithy's advice, Dunbar informs Morrell during interview that Young had accused Kent of raping her shortly prior to her death.
S20 E81Nov 17, 2004
Episode 81 Nov 17, 2004 Stamp and Hollis attend the scene when the grave of Wayne Radford is desecrated with paint. CCTV reveals that career criminal Jimmy Cross is responsible for the attack, and Gold is forced to break the news to Irene and David. Gold believes she has convinced Irene to let the police deal with Cross, but later receives a call to say that Cross has been shot in a drive-by shooting. Forensics reveals that the gun used in the shooting was the same gun used to kill Thatcher's father over twenty-years ago, and a review of the case uncovers some possible new evidence. Meanwhile, Morrell questions Kent after Dunbar's allegations that he raped Young, and a gleaming Hunter discovers Manson and Dunbar's affair.
S20 E82Nov 18, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 82 Nov 18, 2004 Thatcher confronts Carl Radford when he discovers through a friend in MIT that new evidence suggests that a third party was involved in the shooting of his father, only for Carl to reveal that his mother, Irene, was the one who pull the trigger. After giving David Radford a severe beating, Thatcher goes on the rampage and attempts to finish the Radfords once and for all - confronting Irene face to face, before being shot himself by a venomous David. Thatcher manages to escape, but ends up going on the run to save his own skin. Meanwhile, Nixon is disturbed by three roses which arrive at the station, until she is sent a link to a website which shows Abi locked in a shipping container - with a clock in the corner.
S20 E83Nov 24, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 83 Nov 24, 2004 With little over fours remaining, Nixon must rally the team to discover Abi's location before it is too late. Looking over her old cases, she realises that former nemesis Peter Baxter may have something to do with Abi's abduction, but in interview, he claims to be totally innocent. When Wallis trips up and mentions one of Abi's nicknames in passing, Nixon realises that Abi's abductor has been under her nose all along. A search of Baxter's industrial unit reveals a series of numbers, which have been graffited on the wall, which provide co-ordinates as to Abi's location. A search of a local container yard finds Abi alive and well, but Nixon is upset to find that her evidence against Wallis has disappeared from his car.
S20 E84Dec 1, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 84 Dec 1, 2004 PC Amber Johannsen arrives late for her first day. Ramani deals with a woman who has accused her husband of beating her, but is puzzled when the husband completely denies all knowledge. Sam is startled when Abi reveals Hugh as her abductor, but she chooses to go home and live with him instead of her own mother.
S20 E85Dec 8, 2004
Closing the Book Dec 8, 2004 At June's leaving party, Jim reveals the extent of his debts. Steve and Amber have a quick rendezvous, Ramani attempts to build bridges between Maggie and her husband, and Amber's second day on the job proves eventful when she and June uncover a family terrorising residents on a local estate.
S20 E86Dec 9, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 86 Dec 9, 2004 A new PC Leela Kapoor is transferred to Sun Hill but she finds it hard to get on with her partner PC Sheelagh Murphy because she was involved in the suspension of one of Sheelagh's old friends. After no sign of the promised money from his wife June, DC Jim Carver steals a watch which is evidence from a burglary. Sgt Mark Rollins is assigned to Sun Hill after a suspected sniper shooting but tension soon arises between him and boyfriend PC Lance Powell when Mark is uncomfortable with Lance's openness about being gay.
S20 E87Dec 14, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 85 Dec 14, 2004 Yvonne has to deal with her niece when she is found unconscious having taken ecstasy pills left lying around her flat. Jim returns to work telling his colleagues that the trip has been delayed following an outbreak of legionnaires disease. Andrea tells Gabriel that it wasn't her who told MIT about Kerry's rape allegation but Smithy.
S20 E88Dec 15, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 88 Dec 15, 2004 Sgt Mark Rollins surprises his boyfriend PC Lance Powell with a shock marriage proposal. PC Amber Johannsen kisses a barmaid at the Christmas do and PC Andrea Dunbar kisses Smithy, oblivious to the fact that DI Neil Manson has seen them. Shirley is found in a car crash and a stash of cocaine is found in the vehicle. She refuses to talk and PC Yvonne Hemmingway can't help but think the worst of her but after eventually hearing the whole story she realizes she may have judged Shirley too harshly.
S20 E89Dec 16, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 89 Dec 16, 2004 Shirley finally accepts PC Yvonne Hemmingway's apology but Shirley takes a turn for the worse and Yvonne has to face up to the uncomfortable fact that she could be responsible for Shirley's death. Yvonne refuses to pull any strings to help her sister, who is suspected of possession of cocaine after her part in Shirley's downfall. PC Lance Powell accepts Sgt Mark Rollin's proposal. PC Andrea Dunbar is injured at the club and DI Neil Manson rushes to her bedside only to find Smithy has got there first.
S20 E90Dec 21, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 90 Dec 21, 2004 Irene Radford is back in town Sun Hill officers are called to an incident at her house when a dead dog is found floating in her swimming pool which could possibly be something to do with another gangster family, the Gaunts. Inspector Gina Gold finds Irene a shell of a woman and Irene claims that she has returned to Sun Hill because she is terminally ill with cancer and wants to die there. Meanwhile acting DC Gary Best follows a lead about a robbery that could incriminate Irene but at the same time Irene's son David Radford is being transferred to a psychiatric wing following a break down. Meanwhile Phil has sex with a prison liaison officer when they are supposed to be transcripting a conversation between Irene and David Radford in prison but the tape stops so they make the last part of the conversation up but the rumours of a break out fail to filter through because DS Phil Hunter has ignored the calls from the Prison Liaison Officer, thinking that she is after a relationship. Gina ma
S20 E91Dec 22, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 91 Dec 22, 2004 Inspector Gina Gold is taken prisoner at gun point by Irene Radford. The two women talk and realize they have more in common than both of them had realized but Irene orders the death of Jack Gaunt to show Gina she means business. Irene arranges for a plane to come and help her escape just as the police arrive. Gina tries to reason with Irene who says she will never go to prison and she looks like she's getting there when DC Rob Thatcher turns up and shoots Irene dead. Meanwhile Sam finds out about Phil and the prison Liaison officer and Honey has it out with Steve about having sex with Amber in a pub toilet!
S20 E92Dec 23, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 92 Dec 23, 2004 DS Ramani de Costa is left to cope with the new Vulnerable Persons Unit which is low on staff while most of the other officers are dealing with a robbery so DCI Jack Meadows assigns DC Terry Perkins to assist Ramani on a case concerning a young man suspected of being a paedophile. Meanwhile it's Lance's stag do and after talking to Sheelagh, Lance decides he's doing the right thing in marrying Mark but in his stag do he goes out to make a phone call and is kidnapped by a group who put a bag over his head and pull him into the back of a van. Phil apologizes to Sam about the prison Liaison officer.
S20 E93Dec 29, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 93 Dec 29, 2004 Inspector Gina Gold is taken prisoner at gun point by Irene Radford. The two women talk and realize they have more in common than both of them had realized but Irene orders the death of Jack Gaunt to show Gina she means business. Irene arranges for a plane to come and help her escape just as the police arrive. Gina tries to reason with Irene who says she will never go to prison and she looks like she's getting there when DC Rob Thatcher turns up and shoots Irene dead. Meanwhile Sam finds out about Phil and the prison Liaison officer and Honey has it out with Steve about having sex with Amber in a pub toilet!
S20 E94Dec 30, 2004
The Bill Season 20 Episode 94 Dec 30, 2004 DS Ramani de Costa is left to cope with the new Vulnerable Persons Unit which is low on staff while most of the other officers are dealing with a robbery so DCI Jack Meadows assigns DC Terry Perkins to assist Ramani on a case concerning a young man suspected of being a paedophile. Meanwhile it's Lance's stag do and after talking to Sheelagh, Lance decides he's doing the right thing in marrying Mark but in his stag do he goes out to make a phone call and is kidnapped by a group who put a bag over his head and pull him into the back of a van. Phil apologizes to Sam about the prison Liaison officer.