PG certificateThe Blue Lamp is a Film programme that first aired in 1950 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Blue Lamp is a 4 star programme

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The Blue Lamp (1950)

Directed by
Basil Dearden

A seminal film from the Ealing Studios that set out to show the work of the London police. Jack Warner stars as the archetypal British bobby, joined by new recruit Jimmy Hanley. Arriving at the scene of a domestic, Warner is shot by Dirk Bogarde and the film moves towards a climactic chase at the White City stadium.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 95 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1950

4/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Black and White


Jack Warner...PC George Dixon
Jimmy Hanley...PC Andy Mitchell
Image for Dirk BogardeDirk Bogarde...Tom Riley
Robert Flemyng...Sgt. Roberts
Image for Bernard LeeBernard Lee...Insp. Cherry
Peggy Evans...Diana Lewis
Patric Doonan...Spud
Bruce Seton...PC Campbell
Meredith Edwards...PC Hughes
Clive Morton...Sgt. Brooks
Frederick Piper...Alf Lewis
Dora Bryan...Maisie
Gladys Henson...Mrs Dixon
Tessie O'Shea...Herself