Ace of Wands (1970–1972)

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 Tarot (29 episodes, 1970-1972)
Roy Holder ...
 Chas Diamond / ... (22 episodes, 1971-1972)
Petra Markham ...
 Mikki Diamond (19 episodes, 1972)
Fred Owl ...
 Ozymandias (16 episodes, 1970-1972)
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23 October 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I suppose everyone has one television programme from their childhood which stays with them down the years and evokes instant nostalgia at the slightest remembrance. Well for me "Ace Of Wands" is that show, as, aged about 10 I would rush home after school to watch it before going out to play with friends.

Of course, the groovy, spacey, psychedelic theme tune, by later Status Quo side-man Andy Bown was a great hook for starters, but I remember the stories too as being exciting and imaginative, each episode invariably ending Dr Who-style, with a cliffhanger of some type.

Michael MacKenzie was Tarot, a magician/conjurer hero long before the days of Jonathon Creek, leading his companions in and out of danger, the peril usually supernatural in some way. I duly bought the boxed DVD of the surviving third series and of course it's not as good as I remember, with iffy special effects, dodgy sets and some unconvincing acting. But you know, nothing can take away the nostalgic glow I get just remembering it again and would dearly love to see the sadly wiped first two series.

That, however, is a mystery that even Tarot himself couldn't solve these forty odd years since...


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