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Sergeant Raymond Craddock

(Philip Franks)

Picture/s from series

About the character

Sergeant Craddock is a real stickler - everything has to be perfect. Mike, Phil and Alf don't particularly like him but they certainly love to hate him.

Craddock is also always making things hard for Mike and his wife Jackie.


About the actor

Philip Franks' career includes roles in theatre, television and radio. Since 1993 he has directed numerous theatre productions; his television credits include The Darling Buds of May, Martin Chuzzlewit and Bleak House. On stage, he has enjoyed roles in many RSC and NT productions. In Season 9, Philip took a break from his role as Sgt Craddock to spend some time on the stage.

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