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Gideon's Way is a British television crime series made by ITC Entertainment and broadcast by ITV in 1965–66, based on novels by John Creasey. The series was made at Elstree Studios in twin production with The Saint television series, which was likewise produced by Robert S. read more

Gideon's Way is a British television crime series made by ITC Entertainment and broadcast by ITV in 1965–66, based on novels by John Creasey. The series was made at Elstree Studios in twin production with The Saint television series, which was likewise produced by Robert S. Baker and Monty Berman. It stars John Gregson in the title role as Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard, with Alexander Davion as his assistant, Detective Chief Inspector David Keen, Reginald Jessup as Det. Superintendent LeMaitre, Ian Rossiter as Detective Chief Superintendent Joe Bell and Basil Dignam as Commissioner Scott-Marle. The show did not acknowledge any help from Scotland Yard or any other police force or advisor.

Original Release

11/14/1964

Cast

John Gregson Commander George Gideon
Alexander Davion Detective Chief Inspector David Keen
Daphne Anderson Kate Gideon
Richard James Matthew Gideon
Giles Watling Malcolm Gideon
Reginald Jessup Det. Supt. Lemaitre
Ian Rossiter Det. Chief Supt. Joe Bell
Basil Dignam Commissioner Scott-Marle
Daphne Anderson Kate Gideon (credit only)
Alexander Davion Det. Chief Insp. David Keen
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 State Visit Saturday, 14 November 1964
2 The 'V' Men Saturday, 17 October 1964
3 The Firebug Saturday, 28 November 1964
4 The Big Fix Saturday, 12 December 1964
5 The Housekeeper Saturday, 02 January 1965
6 The Lady-Killer Saturday, 05 December 1964
7 To Catch a Tiger Saturday, 31 October 1964
8 Big Fish Little Fish Saturday, 19 December 1964
9 The White Rat Saturday, 21 November 1964
10 How to Retire Without Really Working Sunday, 09 July 1967
11 Subway to Revenge Saturday, 03 April 1965
12 The Great Plane Robbery Saturday, 08 May 1965
13 Gang War Saturday, 17 April 1965
14 The Tin God Saturday, 07 November 1964
15 The Alibi Man Saturday, 24 April 1965
16 Fall High Fall Hard Saturday, 16 January 1965
17 The Wall Saturday, 27 March 1965
18 The Prowler Saturday, 01 May 1965
19 The Thin Red Line Wednesday, 03 February 1965
20 A Perfect Crime Sunday, 06 March 1966
21 The Millionaire's Daughter Sunday, 20 November 1966
22 Morna Thursday, 24 February 1966
23 Boy with Gun Sunday, 27 February 1966
24 The Reluctant Witness Tuesday, 26 April 1966
25 The Rhyme and the Reason Saturday, 24 October 1964
26 The Nightlifers Saturday, 09 January 1965

Directors

Leslie Norman, Cyril Frankel, Roy Ward Baker, Jeremy Summers, John Gilling, John Llewellyn Moxey, James Hill, George Pollock, Quentin Lawrence, Robert Tronson

Writers

John Gregson, Alun Falconer, Iain MacCormick, David T. Chantler, Harry W. Junkin, Norman Hudis, Jack Whittingham, John Creasey, Jim O'Connolly, Malcolm Hulke

Creators

John Gregson

Cast

John Gregson Commander George Gideon
Alexander Davion Detective Chief Inspector David Keen
Daphne Anderson Kate Gideon
Richard James Matthew Gideon
Giles Watling Malcolm Gideon
Reginald Jessup Det. Supt. Lemaitre
Ian Rossiter Det. Chief Supt. Joe Bell
Basil Dignam Commissioner Scott-Marle
Daphne Anderson Kate Gideon (credit only)
Alexander Davion Det. Chief Insp. David Keen
Gerald Harper Deputy Commander Rae Cox
Alfie Bass Max Fischer
Jane Merrow Lollo Romano
Ronald Lacey Jerry Blake
Joyce Carey Mrs. Coles
Peter Williams Control Tower Supervisor
Shelagh Fraser Lady Copthorne
Duncan Lamont Divisional Supt. Smedd
Finlay Currie General Sir Hector McGregor
George Baker Bailey

Producers

Editors

Derek Chambers, Bert Rule, Richard Best, Peter Pitt

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