Jeremy Kemp was part of the original Z-Cars cast, the ground-breaking TV cop show that changed the way episodic drama was tackled in the UK. However, he left the show during its second season – allegedly because he found wearing the police uniform too uncomfortable. He went on to become a prolific character actor both sides of the Atlantic, in the likes of Operation Crossbow, Colditz and the hugely underrated Top Secret! He also found himself in trouble with the police – he claimed for trying to uncover an underground gambling ring frequented by top Met officers, they said for throwing a jug of water at an on-duty copper while drunk. Theme team From Z-Cars to Dead Stars? get the appropriate unique hit.