Show Business: To Catch a Thief

"Hey, luv, look whose picture's on the telly. If that's not Charley from the butchers, I'll stand you a pint." If Charley it is, chances are he'll wish he'd stuck to grinding hamburger. That is, if the viewer rings up the number flashed on the screen. The Charleys who appear on this London television show, Police 5, are wanted by Scotland Yard. Sitting-room sleuths see replicas of stolen property and real-life crimes re-enacted on their screens, and they are invited to phone in ideas as to who did it.

When the sirens shriek from...

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