Top Coppers. Image shows from L to R: Mitch Rust (John Kearns), John Mahogany (Steen Raskopoulos). Copyright: Roughcut Television.

Top Coppers

BBC Three sitcom spoofing police shows. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2015. Stars Steen Raskopoulos, John Kearns, Donovan Blackwood, Gabby Best and others.

Series 1

Top Coppers. Image shows from L to R: Harry McCrane (Paul Ritter), Mayor Grady (Rich Fulcher). Copyright: Roughcut Television.

1. The Chill Of The Cockney Freezer

First broadcast: Wednesday 19th August 2015

The Top Coppers investigate the notorious Cockney crime boss Harry McCrane who has taken over an ice cream factory as a guise for selling drugs. Meanwhile, Mahogany wants to ask out new girl Pippa, but he already has plans with Rust for video night...


Top Coppers. Mitch Rust (John Kearns). Copyright: Roughcut Television.

2. The Girdle Of Randall Rogers

First broadcast: Wednesday 26th August 2015

When the ageing star of hit sci-fi show Future Space starts receiving anonymous death threats, Mahogany finds himself coming face to face with his childhood hero. Meanwhile, in spite of his hatred for actors and the profession, Rust decides to chase fame and fortune and become an actor.


Top Coppers. Dr Schäfer (Simon Farnaby). Copyright: Roughcut Television.

3. The Venom Of Dr Schafer

First broadcast: Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Mahogany and Rust investigate the mysterious disappearances near Dr Schafer's top secret medical research lab. When the questioning goes awry, Mahogany is injected with a lethal serum - giving him 24 hours to live. Will his partner Rust be able to help him find the antidote, or is he too caught up trying to impress lab assistant Gail?


Top Coppers. Gerard Cliché (Kayvan Novak). Copyright: Roughcut Television.

4. The Twist Of The French Nicker

First broadcast: Wednesday 9th September 2015

The world's greatest art thief, Gerard Cliché, is in town. Meanwhile, Mahogany and Rust are out to win The Golden Doughnut, the prize for the best crime fighting duo. It's safely in the bag... providing their rivals Romero and Byrne don't turn up.


Top Coppers. Mayor Grady (Rich Fulcher). Copyright: Roughcut Television.

5. The Escape Of Vince Rust

First broadcast: Wednesday 16th September 2015

Rust's identical twin brother Vince escapes from Justice City penitentiary with a devious plan to swap places with Rust and infiltrate the JCPD. Meanwhile, it's Mahogany's birthday and he's fed up that Rust has forgotten all about it once again.


Top Coppers. Captain Woods (Danny John-Jules). Copyright: Roughcut Television.

6. The Passion Of The Chris

First broadcast: Wednesday 23rd September 2015

It's Justice City's darkest hour. A mysterious computer hacker launches a cyber-attack on the whole city demanding just one thing - John Mahogany. Meanwhile, Rust has a sneaky plan to avoid the tax inspector, to whom he hasn't paid a penny to in five years.