Charlesworth (TV series)

Charlesworth is a British crime television series which first aired on BBC in 1959.[1] A police procedural, it starred Wensley Pithey as Detective Superintendent Charlesworth, with Tony Church as Detective Sergeant Spence. It followed on from the previous year's Charlesworth at Large .

GenrePolice procedural
Written byBerkely Mather
Directed byTerence Dudley
StarringWensley Pithey
Tony Church
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series1
No. of episodes22
ProducersTerence Dudley
John Warrington
Campbell Logan
Running time30 minutes
Production companyBBC
Original networkBBC 1
Original release4 April (1959-04-04) –
5 September 1959 (1959-09-05)
Preceded byCharlesworth at Large

Other actors who appeared include Lana Morris, Barbara Shelley, George Coulouris, Arnold Ridley, Terence Alexander, William Mervyn, Wally Patch, Naomi Chance, Leslie Perrins, Edward Evans, James Raglan, Leonard Sachs, Ina De La Haye, Austin Trevor, Sheila Burrell, Jack Hedley, Frank Pettingell, Robert Raglan, Olive Sloane, Josephine Tewson, Mary Kerridge, Patrick Troughton, John Forbes-Robertson, Willoughby Goddard, Elizabeth Shepherd, Norman Mitchell, Sam Kydd and Justine Lord.


  1. ^ Radio Times, Volume 143 p.19


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