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African Patrol

1 9 5 7 – 1 9 5 9 (UK)

British Patrol Inspector Paul Derek worked in the African bush as a jungle policeman, using his expert knowledge of East African safari country to keep the peace.

It was his duty to thwart poachers and other criminals who disturbed the natural balance of the environment.

The series was filmed entirely on location in Africa. Star John Bentley re-emerged in the 1960s and 1970s as Hugh Mortimer in Crossroads.

Inspector Paul Derek
John Bentley