Tag: Hale And Pace

  • Television Today (Then)
    Television Today (Then)

    Each week in The Stage, there’s a section called Television Today, and it’s always a fascinating read. Especially old ones, available on The British Newspaper Archive. Let’s have a look at the edition from this week, back in 1993. We’ll start with a bit of a cheat, because this article is actually from the theatre…

  • A Pinch Of Snuff With Hale And Pace
    A Pinch Of Snuff With Hale And Pace

    What I like about trawling through old newspaper clippings, sifting through the grit to find some gold, is when you learn something new. Like this, for example, the ITV version of Daziel and Pascoe, starring Hale and Pace. A Pinch Of Snuff ran for three episodes in 1994, was based on the novel by Reginald…

  • Hale And Pace Junctions
    Hale And Pace Junctions

    Here’s a couple of junctions for Hale And Pace. This first one is from 1998, when the show was on every Thursday night. Could have sworn it was only ever broadcast on Sundays. Then there this one, from the Yorkshire region, when they clearly hadn’t sold any adverts.

  • Smith, Jones, Hale, Pace, Croft, and Craig (Naked)
    Smith, Jones, Hale, Pace, Croft, and Craig (Naked)

    Here’s a nice review page from The Stage, dated 29th November 1990, in a week when Smith And Jones, You Rang M’Lord?, and Nicholas Craig – The Naked Actor all aired.

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    Here’s a sketch from Hale & Pace, written by Richard Parker. It’s in reference to this advert. Really well observed too. But of course we all know that advert is nicked from this.

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  • Proctology: A Bottom Examination
    Proctology: A Bottom Examination

    For a long time now I’ve been wanting to write an old-fashioned programme guide. One you can hold in your hand and thumb through, make notes on, spill coffee on. So I did. Proctology: A Bottom Examination is my deep dive into Bottom, the hit BBC Two sitcom starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. That’s…

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  • Re-Casting Keanu
    Re-Casting Keanu

    Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him eight years older than Clive Dunn was when he was first cast in Dad’s Army. But don’t panic, Clive Dunn was always playing much older characters than his own age. Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him seven years older than Stephanie Cole was when she was first…

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