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A Pinch of Snuff (1994)

TV Movie  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  9 April 1994 (UK)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gareth Hale ...
Norman Pace ...
Dr. Gilbert Haggard
Jack Shorter
Malcolm Storry ...
Insp. Ray Crabtree
Ursula Howells ...
Alice Andover
Elizabeth Spriggs ...
Annabelle Andover
Godfrey Blengdale
Linda Marlowe ...
Gwen Blengdale
Maurice Arany
Laura Brattan ...
Doreen Metcalf
Rebecca Wheatley ...
Penny Latimer
Simon Mattacks ...
Gerry Toms
Zigi Ellison ...
Thelma Lacewing


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9 April 1994 (UK)  »

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(3 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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This was Yorkshire Television's first adaptation of one of Reginald Hill's "Dalziel and Pascoe" books. Hill reportedly hated it so much that he refused to sanction any of his other books for TV adaptation and the BBC went to great lengths to persuade him otherwise. He said about the "A Pinch of Snuff" adaptation: "Hale and Pace wanted to try their hands at more dramatic roles. I just wish they'd tried it with someone else's books." See more »


[discussing an interview with a suspect]
Insp. Andy Dalziel: So, Godfrey Blengdale's a member of the Cally Club. And him a clean-rectummed Alderman and Justice of the Peace with a class-act "county" wife. Well, well, well!
Det Sgt Edgar Wield: According to Mr Arany's statement...
Insp. Andy Dalziel: It took him long enough to deliver. You didn't bounce him off t'wall hard enough, did you?
Det Sgt Edgar Wield: [pompously] We observed the correct procedures, Sir - at all times.
Insp. Andy Dalziel: No wonder he messed you about. There's a moral there, Sergeant.
Det Sgt Edgar Wield: Anyroad, according to Arany he left Mr...
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