Juliet Bravo is a British television series, which ran on BBC1 between 1980 and 1985. The theme of the series concerned a female police inspector who took over control of a police station in the fictional town of Hartley in Lancashire.
The series was devised by Ian Kennedy Martin, who had already enjoyed success with another police drama series, The Sweeney. The genre of police/crime dramas was well established on British television by 1980; however the BBC's Juliet Bravo, along with London Weekend Television's The Gentle Touch, which started a few months earlier, dealt with female officers as lead characters having to fight both crime and the prejudice of male colleagues.
Ian Kennedy Martin actually based the character of Inspector Jean Darblay on a real life Female Police Inspector Wynne Darwin. She was in charge of the Police Station in Great Harwood just outside Manchester. The fictional Lancahire Town of Hartley was based on Great Harwood.
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Juliet Bravo - Sally Dynevor - Netflix
Sally Dynevor (née Whittaker; born 30 May 1963) is an English actress, known for her long-running role as Sally Metcalfe in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street, which she has played since 1986. She won the 2015 British Soap Award for Best Comedy Performance, and the 2016 British Soap Award for Best On-Screen Partnership with Joe Duttine.
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Dynevor married scriptwriter Tim Dynevor, who was nominated for a BAFTA for his work on Emmerdale in 2008, in Trafford, Greater Manchester in 1995. In 2010, Sally began using her married name of Dynevor professionally. They have three children, all of whom were born in Trafford: Phoebe Harriet (born 17 April 1995), appears in Waterloo Road as Siobhan Mailey and as Lauren in Prisoners' Wives; Samuel Charles R. (born 10 March 1997); and Harriet Fleur “Hatty” (born October 2003). In November 2009, Dynevor was diagnosed with breast cancer the same year her character was, for which she has had chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Dynevor returned to the ITV soap in July 2010 after a six-month break. Since 1999, Dynevor has been an ambassador for the charity ActionAid. She has travelled to India to raise awareness of the organisation and represented the charity on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?.
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