Perfectly Frank was a special that aired on 21 September 2003.


This special episode followed Frank Butcher as he set up a seedy nightclub and a car valeting service in Somerset after returning from Spain where he was last seen in 2002. When Frank is sent a car to valet by the local gangster named Reg Priest, his assistant finds a dead body in the boot. Frank and his club staff try to find a way to avoid the police asking questions and fall foul of Reg so they throw the body into the water over the side of the pier.



Character Name: Actor/Actress Name:
Frank Butcher Mike Reid
Ray Taylor Tony Osoba
Lucy Allen Caroline Hayes
Kevin Mason Marc Jordan
DS Paul Kemmit Gary Whelan
DC Wayne Atkins Sacha Dhawan
Reg Priest Gilbert Martin
Nick Murray Jonathan Linsley
Douglas Payne Steven Elder
Teri Phillips Lisa Coleman
Giles Forster Martin Neil
Alice Ayres Jaye Jacobs
Dan Morris Mark Hyde
James Quinn Paul Alexander
Mark Letecher Tom Espiner


Job Title: Name:
Writer Tony Jordan
Series Created by Julia Smith & Tony Holland
1st Assistant Director Clare Nicholson
2nd Assistant Director Lorna Whittaker
3rd Assistant Director Richard Jones
Location Manager Rowan Clarke
Script Supervisor Hilary Charles
Production Co-ordinator Vanessa Thomas
Production Runners Gideon Pearson
Ben Chancellor
Choreography Adrian Allsopp
Focus Puller Richard Lawson
Camera Assistant Colin Weller
Grips Derek Strachan
Garry Norman
Kosta Siakkas
Sound Recordist Tim Humphries
Boom Operator Stephen Fish
Art Director Gary Brown
Props Buyer Geraint Powell
Props Team Steve Rogers
Ryan Haywood
Jamie Davidson
Costume Designer Wendy Miles-Cooper
Wardrobe Claire Wilson
Fran Miles
Make Up Designer Vanessa White
Make Up Artist Lesley Noble
Post Production Supervisor Ayesha Granville
Digital Effects Ian Simpson
Serena Cacciato
Casting Director Julia Crampsie
Title Music Simon May
Adapted by David Lowe
Editor Robyn Rogers
Designer Jim Holloway
Director of Photography John Record
Associate Producer Bridget Goodman
Production Executive Joanna Newbery
Director Clive Arnold
Producer Lorraine Newman
Executive Producer Mal Young