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

Top Coppers

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Three
  • 2015
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Action comedy spoofing police detective shows. John Kearns and Steen Raskopoulos star as Mick Rust and John Mahogany. Stars Steen Raskopoulos, John Kearns, Donovan Blackwood, Gabby Best, John Hollingworth and more.

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Series 1, Episode 2 - The Girdle Of Randall Rogers

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

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Broadcast details

Wednesday 26th August 2015
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 27th August 2015 12:30am BBC3
Friday 28th August 2015 3:30am BBC3
Saturday 29th August 2015 12:55am BBC3
Sunday 30th August 2015 1:40am BBC3
Monday 31st August 2015 1:40am BBC3
Tuesday 1st September 2015 1:00am BBC3
Tuesday 1st September 2015 3:30am BBC3
Sunday 11th October 2015 11:05pm BBC2
Monday 12th October 2015 11:45pm BBC2 Scot
Wednesday 30th December 2015 1:20am BBC3

Cast & crew

Steen Raskopoulos John Mahogany
John Kearns Mitch Rust
Donovan Blackwood Chief
Gabby Best Helga
John Hollingworth Peterson
Phil Wang McGockey
Rio Myers Zach
Alan Dale Frank (Voice)
Guest cast
James Fleet Charles Leatherby
John Chancer Randall Rodgers
Alex Beckett Martin
James Doherty TV Producer
Oliver Ebsworth Young Mahogany
Writing team
Céin McGillicuddy Writer
Andy Kinnear Writer
Paul Doolan Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Céin McGillicuddy Director
Bertie Peek Producer
Ash Atalla Executive Producer
Dan Hine Executive Producer
Andy Kinnear Editor
Julian Fullalove Production Designer
Holley Gray Composer


Actor fight!

Rival actors Randall Rogers and Charles Leatherby run into each other at the station.

Featuring: Steen Raskopoulos (John Mahogany), John Kearns (Mitch Rust), Donovan Blackwood (Chief), John Hollingworth (Peterson), Phil Wang (McGockey), James Fleet (Charles Leatherby) & John Chancer (Randall Rodgers).

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