|Portrayed by||Winston Crooke|
|Introduced by||Julia Smith|
|First Appearance||21 January 1986|
|Last Appearance||30 January 1986|
Beresford was a member of local criminal gang The Firm. Him and his accomplice Vic (Crusher) visited Albert Square targeting multi racial people, himself being black and a former victim of racism. They were acting on behalf of a Mr Jesper Scanlon, who wanted to stamp out racism for a price.