Above Their Station. Image shows from L to R: PCSO Kelly Eve (Ashley Madekwe), PCSO Perry Benson (Rhys Thomas), PCSO Len Orbison (Luke Gell). Copyright: Granada Productions.

Above Their Station

PCSO Perry Benson (Series 1)

Played by: Rhys Thomas
Above Their Station. PCSO Perry Benson (Rhys Thomas). Copyright: Granada Productions.

Perry reckons he's Essex Police's most lethal weapon. But he isn't even a cop. He really, really wants to be, but he isn't - he's a Police Community Support Officer.

PCSO Len Orbison (Series 1)

Played by: Luke Gell
Above Their Station. PCSO Len Orbison (Luke Gell). Copyright: Granada Productions.

Sweet but naive Len is Perry's fellow Police Community Support Officer in Vange. He wears his high-visibility jacket with pride.

PCSO Kelly Eve (Series 1)

Played by: Ashley Madekwe
Above Their Station. PCSO Kelly Eve (Ashley Madekwe). Copyright: Granada Productions.

Perry really loves Kelly, but she doesn't really care about him or the job.

PCSO Chester Thompson (Series 1)

Played by: Dudley Sutton
Above Their Station. PCSO Chester Thompson (Dudley Sutton). Copyright: Granada Productions.

Doddering pensioner Chester shouldn't really be allowed to be a PCSO. He has to police the streets using a mobility scooter. He also annoys Perry by leaving his colostomy bag in all the wrong places.

Chief Constable Keith Boone (Series 1)

Played by: Denis Lawson
Above Their Station. Chief Constable Keith Boone (Denis Lawson). Copyright: Granada Productions.

Running Vange Police Station is Chief Inspector Boone. He doesn't care what the PCSOs get up to as long as they don't bother him. Boone is counting down the days to his impending retirement are preying nothing goes wrong before he can finally leave the force and collect his pension.

PC Preston (Series 1)

Played by: Andrew Brooke
Above Their Station. PC Preston (Andrew Brooke). Copyright: Granada Productions.

Sneering Preston is a 'proper copper'. He has a mean streak and is an enemy of Perry.

Dr Barry Clack (Series 1)

Played by: Simon Day
Above Their Station. Dr Barry Clack (Simon Day). Copyright: Granada Productions.

Is Dr Clack a criminal mastermind, a total loon, or a nice medical doctor? It's hard to tell. He's definitely posh though.

Olga (Series 1)

Played by: Ruth Connell
Above Their Station. Olga (Ruth Connell). Copyright: Granada Productions.

Olga is the cleaner at Vange Police HQ. Kelly suspects her of doing more than just cleaning though.