Yellowthread Street

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Yellowthread Street is a British television police drama, first broadcast in 1990, that focuses on the work of a group of detectives in the Royal Hong Kong Police. Developed and produced by Ranald Graham, the series was loosely based on the novels by... read more

Yellowthread Street is a British television police drama, first broadcast in 1990, that focuses on the work of a group of detectives in the Royal Hong Kong Police. Developed and produced by Ranald Graham, the series was loosely based on the novels by William Leonard Marshall. A single series of thirteen episodes was produced by Yorkshire Television and broadcast on ITV from 13 January to 7 April 1990. The series starred Ray Lonnen as principal character Alex Vale, with Bruce Payne, Robert Taylor, Tzi Ma, Mark McGann and Catherine Neilson also appearing as detectives in the series.

Original Release

01/13/1990

Cast

Ray Lonnen Chief Insp. Alex Vale
Mark McGann
Robert Taylor Det. Peter Marenta
Bruce Payne Det. Nick Eden
Tzi Ma
Doreen Chan Det. Jackie Wu
Tzi Ma Det. Eddie Pak
Robert Taylor
Mark McGann Det. C.J. Brady
Catherine Neilson Det. Kelly Lang
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Power Play Saturday, 13 January 1990
2 The Lost Man Saturday, 20 January 1990
3 Key Witness Saturday, 27 January 1990
4 Middleman Saturday, 03 February 1990
5 Angel Eyes Saturday, 10 February 1990
6 Fan Tan Man Saturday, 17 February 1990
7 Rummy's Cut Saturday, 24 February 1990
8 Spirit Runner Saturday, 03 March 1990
9 The Red Pole Saturday, 10 March 1990
10 Chinese Boxes Saturday, 17 March 1990
11 Slicing the Dragon Saturday, 24 March 1990
12 Big Circle Saturday, 31 March 1990
13 I Knew a Man Saturday, 07 April 1990

Directors

Gerry Mill, Roger Cheveley, Ian Stuttard, Syd Macartney, Tim Dowd

Writers

Lawrence Gray, David Wilks, Robert Hammond, Phil O'Shea, Eric Wendell, Claude Harz

Cast

Ray Lonnen Chief Insp. Alex Vale
Mark McGann
Robert Taylor Det. Peter Marenta
Bruce Payne Det. Nick Eden
Tzi Ma
Doreen Chan Det. Jackie Wu
Tzi Ma Det. Eddie Pak
Robert Taylor
Mark McGann Det. C.J. Brady
Catherine Neilson Det. Kelly Lang
Bruce Payne
Diego Swing Frankie Ku
Ming-Yang Li Old man
Kenny Chan Detective Chan (as Kenny Chan Wai-Yeung)
Ho Tim Jeweller
So Ching Wa Teng's thug
David Mok Dealer
Mendy Chan Lorry driver
Angela Yu Rose of Shanghai
Caren Barclay Mrs. Finn

Producers

Editors

Paul Martin Smith

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