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Series Two

Main Cast

Nick Berry as Mike Nicholls
Tina Hobley as Melanie Rush
Gerard Horan as Tony Simpson
Tim Matthews as Steve Blade
Freddie Davies as George Blade

Episode 1: No More Heroes

Mike returns from his travels to find that half the inhabitants of Bridehaven have left the town due to a group of racketeers who have the place gripped in fear. And they now own the debt Mike owed for the purchase of his boat.

Guest Cast

David Hayman as John Stearn
Andrew Woodall as Chas Green
Ed Woodall as Gerry Green
Bill Leadbitter as John Briggs

Episode 2: Thicker Than Water

Mike takes the law into his own hands when Steve is accused of the murder of his wheeler-dealing uncle, Martin. Tensions mount as Mike's jealousy over Melanie's new boss, Nick, threatens to cloud his judgement.

Guest Cast

Rachel Davies as Carol Blade
Bernard Wrigley as Martin Blade
Lloyd Owen as Inspector Nick Preston
Daniel O'Grady as Dan
Benjamin Waters as Judd

Episode 3: A Quiet Storm

Mike and Melanie are thrown together in a siege when they confront escaped convict Harry Badden and his brothers in an isolated cottage. Charlie has a broken arm and his daughter, Mollt, is diabetic and needing insulin injections.

Guest Cast

Nick Miles as Lewis Badden
Daniel Caltagirone as Harry Badden
Nigel Lindsay as Charlie Badden
Lara Cazaley as Nikki
Mike Savage as Roy
Susan Field as Ms Warne
Jane Robbins as Christine
Elizabeth Palmer as Molly

Episode 4: The Safe Side

Mike falls for a visiting journalist, Sara, but Melanie is uneasy about their fledgling relationship, believing the reporter may be using him to get information for her latest story. Her suspicions are heightened by a series of break-ins. Meanwhile, in a seemingly unconnected incident, a tenant at Tony's caravan site begins an increasingly violent war with him over the provision of facilities. At the same time, a property developer's boat is broken into.

Guest Cast

Peter Guinness as Vinnie
Josephine Butler as Sara
Michael Halsey as Monteith
Rosalind March as Elaine
Ian Swann as Mr Denning
Alan Penn as Mr Mason
Norma Howard as Mrs Mason

Episode 5: Storm Damage

Following a storm, an amnesiac Asian woman is found on the beach. While Steve finds himself falling for her, Mike and Melanie begin to search for the answers to who she is and why she was on a wrecked boat. As the answers emerge, they are left with a race against time to find a group of illegal immigrants who have tuberculosis.

Guest Cast

Nicole Arumugam as Shah
Martin Wenner as Harvey Masters
Mark Drewry as Adam Cork
Matt Wilkinson as Simon
Ian Cullen as Chief Inspector
Ahsen Bhatti as Ramesh
Ash Varrez as Café Owner

Episode 6: Rites of Passage

Mike is thrown into emotional turmoil when the father he has never met returns to Bridehaven. Meanwhile, Tony is supposed to be looking after his nephew and the town's football team, managed by George has reached the local final.

Guest Cast

Tony Selby as Ron Nicholls
Rupert Holliday Evans as Chris Hodder
Wayne Jackman as Kevin Stamp
Matt di Angelo as Robbie
Julie Neubert as Nurse
Tim Gallagher as Robber 1
Graene Crowther as Robber 2

Filmed in West Bay during the autumn of 1999
Broadcast on BBC One during April and May 2000