The village of Turnbotham Round has had no crime for ten years. The police force consists of Sergeant Dudfoot and his two assistants, Albert and the decrepit Harbottle. After a radio interview their Chief Constable suggests that it seems unnecessary to have a police force at all and threatens an investigation. In desperation the trio decide to create an artifical "crime wave"...
cast: Will Hay .... Sgt Dudfoot
Graham Moffatt .... Albert Brown
Moore Marriott .... Jerry Harbottle/Mr Harbottle Snr.
Glennis Lorimer .... Emily Martin
Peter Gawthorne .... Chief Constable John Cronshaw
Charles Oliver .... Squire Montague Pennington
Herbert Lomas .... Coastguard.
Runtime: 83 min
Black and White