The Bill : Beth Undercover
Fresh from receiving a high profile TV award for services to the TV industry, The Bill is going from strength to strength having recently reversed its role as a place for ailing actors and actresses to “build up their pension”. Louisa Lytton made a relatively quiet start as Beth in the show but recently her role has widened out and she has been at the centre of a number of great storylines. Originally a little slow on the up take she now seems set for the top, with a number of her senior officers taking a great interest in her.
Tonight sees Beth go under cover on a dangerous mission to flush out some of the local drugs dealers who have been flooding the streets of Sun Hill with “skunk”. After getting the name of the main supplier Beth attends a party where she is soon drawn into the dark and dangerous world of drug dealing. While hot on the heels of the suspects she falls for one of the street workers Lenny, who has also been caught up in this underground network of deals and dealers. Determined to pursue the case to the end, Beth pretends that she has no feelings for Lenny, but will she come round in the end? Is she being true to herself?
The Bill is one of the longest running TV shows in the UK and at this moment it is probably at or near to its peak popularity. Gripping storylines, spectacular stunt work and acting which just gets better and better has seen the show move onto a different level. Rumours of its demise some years ago have proved unfounded and with viewing figures moving higher with each new storyline, it seems that the current crop of policemen and policewoman at Sun Hill are attracting more and more fans.