SPENDER ON WIKIPEDIA

Spender is a British television police procedural drama, created by Ian La Frenais and Jimmy Nail, that first broadcast on 8 January 1991 on BBC1.[1] The series, which also starred Nail as the title character, ran for three series between 1991 and 1993, finishing with a feature-length special, The French Connection, broadcast on 29 December 1993. A total of twenty-one episodes were produced. The first and second series were produced by Martin McKeand, while the third and final series was produced by Paul Raphael and Peter McAleese. Read more>>

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February 23rd 2018: DVD Campaign Newsletter Sign-Up Be one of the first to know about all the latest news in our DVD campaign, with our free newsletter! It only takes a few seconds! Sign up here: https://www.subscribepage.com/spender February 23rd 2018: Series Producer Martin McKeand! Martin McKeand, series producer on Spender for 14 episodes has given ‘Spender - The Fansite and DVD Petition’ his full support! “Spender was one of the most interesting and authentic "undercover cop" series but isn't much talked about now. Apart from it being Jimmy's creation, it would be good to have a permanent record of Sammy Johnson's work, and also the wonderful Berwick Kaler....” February 19th 2018: Episode Writer Stan Hey! Stan Hey, writer of several episodes for series 3 of Spender has joined our campaign to get an official DVD/Bluray release of Spender. “This was a gritty, atmospheric, undercover cop series with a great cast. Jimmy put his heart and soul into it and it showed. Great locations and a cracking theme too. 'Spender'. What else....” February 16th 2018: DVD Petition Now Live! Spender has never had an official DVD release, and we are about to change that! Please sign and share or petition to get Spender finally released on DVD/Bluray! The show ended in 1993, and since that time fans have been desperate for an official release of all 21 episodes....! Sign the petition now: https://www.change.org/p/auf-wiedersehen-pet-spender February 9th 2018: Remember This Show? TV viewers tuning into BBC1 on this night 25 years ago were saying farewell to a popular character. Spender. After three series, the smash-hit detective show was bowing out. Starring Geordie star Jimmy Nail, the show told of the exploits of Detective Sgt Freddie Spender and his often unorthodox policing methods. Filmed in and around Tyneside, between 1991 and 1993, Spender was a product of Longbenton- born Nail’s determination to pay homage to his native Newcastle. Read more>>

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SPENDER ON WIKIPEDIA

Spender is a British television police procedural drama, created by Ian La Frenais and Jimmy Nail, that first broadcast on 8 January 1991 on BBC1.[1] The series, which also starred Nail as the title character, ran for three series between 1991 and 1993, finishing with a feature-length special, The French Connection, broadcast on 29 December 1993. A total of twenty-one episodes were produced. The first and second series were produced by Martin McKeand, while the third and final series was produced by Paul Raphael and Peter McAleese. Read more>>

LATEST NEWS

February 23rd 2018: DVD Campaign Newsletter Sign-Up Be one of the first to know about all the latest news in our DVD campaign, with our free newsletter! It only takes a few seconds! Sign up here: https://www.subscribepage.com/spender February 23rd 2018: Series Producer Martin McKeand! Martin McKeand, series producer on Spender for 14 episodes has given ‘Spender - The Fansite and DVD Petition’ his full support! “Spender was one of the most interesting and authentic "undercover cop" series but isn't much talked about now. Apart from it being Jimmy's creation, it would be good to have a permanent record of Sammy Johnson's work, and also the wonderful Berwick Kaler....” February 19th 2018: Episode Writer Stan Hey! Stan Hey, writer of several episodes for series 3 of Spender has joined our campaign to get an official DVD/Bluray release of Spender. “This was a gritty, atmospheric, undercover cop series with a great cast. Jimmy put his heart and soul into it and it showed. Great locations and a cracking theme too. 'Spender'. What else....” February 2018: DVD Petition Now Live! Spender has never had an official DVD release, and we are about to change that! Please sign and share or petition to get Spender finally released on DVD/Bluray! The show ended in 1993, and since that time fans have been desperate for an official release of all 21 episodes....! Sign the petition now: https://www.change.org/p/auf-wiedersehen- pet-spender February 9th 2018: Remember This Show? TV viewers tuning into BBC1 on this night 25 years ago were saying farewell to a popular character. Spender. After three series, the smash-hit detective show was bowing out. Starring Geordie star Jimmy Nail, the show told of the exploits of Detective Sgt Freddie Spender and his often unorthodox policing methods. Filmed in and around Tyneside, between 1991 and 1993, Spender was a product of Longbenton-born Nail’s determination to pay homage to his native Newcastle. Read more>>

GET INVOLVED

Were you around when filming was taking

place in Newcastle and the surrounding

areas? Do you have any pictures, newspaper

articles, film footage or anything else that

fans would like to see? You can send in

articles or pictures with full

acknowledgement to the rightful owner.

Email us: Spender@awpet.com
   Copyright Ian La Frenais & Jimmy Nail 2018
SPENDER

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From the award winning team that brought you The Official Auf Wiedersehen, Pet Fansite’! Spender! Extensive Fansite coming soon with DVD News, Filming Locations, Behind The Scenes Pictures, Scripts and much much more.....! Starring Jimmy Nail, Sammy Johnson, Denise Welch, Berwick Kaler, Peter Guinness and Brendan Healy. Airing January 1991 - Dec 1993.
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