He played Pc Tony Stamp for more than 25 years in Sun Hill, but earlier this year actor Graham Cole left The Bill after the ITV1 show was revamped.

Graham’s memories formed the basis of his new autobiography, On The Beat, available in bookstores now, but he also exclusively answered whatsontv.co.uk readers’ questions about his life, his career, his future and, of course, Crimbo.

on the beatWatch the first part of the Graham Cole interview below. (Part two will follow next week.)