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Silent Number

1 9 7 4 – 1 9 7 5
1 x 90 minute episode
25 x 60 minute episodes

A police/medical drama hybrid from Australia’s Channel Nine, with former Matlock Police poster boy Grigor Taylor as Dr Steve Hamilton, working on secondment to the New South Wales police department.


Hamilton becomes involved in the mental and physical problems of the police, as well as the problems of criminals and their victims.

Elizabeth Alexander was his wife, Jean, Tony Wager was seen as the older Dr Gordon Johnston, and Deryck Barnes as Detective Sergeant Gilbert.

The series was introduced in a 90-minute feature film made for TV, titled God’s Will.

Dr Steve Hamilton
Grigor Taylor
Jean Hamilton
Elizabeth Alexander
Dr Gordon Johnston
Tony Wager
Detective Sergeant Gil Gilbert
Deryck Barnes
Dr Wills
Don Reid
Pat Casey
Rosalind Speirs