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Nicholas Ball ...
 James Hazell (22 episodes, 1978-1979)
Roddy McMillan ...
 'Choc' Minty (15 episodes, 1978-1979)
Desmond McNamara ...
 Cousin Tel (14 episodes, 1978-1979)
Peter Bourke ...
 Graham Morris (12 episodes, 1979)
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 Dot Wilmington (9 episodes, 1978)
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I remember Hazell
29 May 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I loved this show. I was 18 and thought Nick Ball was the dream man. That Pam left him for the Big Yin!! (Who I thought was really funny but not a bit, well, sexy! Really unnerved me.)

I don't think the show needs a remake(other great and more modern ideas need a public airing) However, I have to say - if it were to be re-made please spare TV fans from the prospect of ex-east-ender's actors hamming it up as Hazell!

I have never really understood the need to re-film really great pieces of TV history. Very few even touch the originality or charm of the first take.


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