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Dalziel and Pascoe 

Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

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Reginald Hill
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Series cast summary:
Warren Clarke ...  Det. Supt. Andy Dalziel 61 episodes, 1996-2007
Colin Buchanan Colin Buchanan ...  Det. Insp. Peter Pascoe / ... 61 episodes, 1996-2007
David Royle David Royle ...  Det. Sgt. Edgar Wield / ... 29 episodes, 1996-2002
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Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

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Crime | Mystery | Drama

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Trivia

Warren Clarke and Sarah Larcashire both starred together in Inspector George Gently S3 EP 2 Peace And Love. See more »

Goofs

The first name of the pathologist played by James Puddephatt changed during series 7. For all episodes up to and including Dalziel and Pascoe: For Love Nor Money, his name was listed in the credits as Dr Paul Ashurst; for all episodes from Dalziel and Pascoe: Dialogues of the Dead: Part 1 onwards, his name was credited as Dr James Ashurst. See more »

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Needs a Region 1 release
9 December 2008 | by ksandnessSee all my reviews

It's impossible to recreate the blithely crude humor of Reginald Hill's Dalziel on television, but Warren Clarke (who played one of the "droogs" in A Clockwork Orange nearly 40 years ago) comes as close as possible, and the contrast with the educated, more by-the-book Pascoe is well played.

I remembered this series from when it was broadcast on A&E ca. 2000-2001, and a year or two ago, I found an old VHS tape where I had recorded one of the programs for later viewing. It held up extremely well, and I was reminded what a fine series it was, featuring intriguing plots, witty dialogue, and interesting characters.

I became interested in finding it among the dozens of BBC series that are sold in the U.S., but to no avail. It simply wasn't available, and even more surprisingly, it wasn't even out on DVD in the UK.

By now, the first two series have been released on DVD in the UK and the third in continental Europe. In either case, you need a region-free DVD player, after which you can order from anywhere in the world.

I'm not sure what's holding things up, seeing that practically every other TV series ever made has been released on DVD, but at least those of us who have region-free players and can order from Amazon UK are in good shape.


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Release Date:

16 March 1996 (UK) See more »

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Birmingham, England, UK

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