British game show in which celebrity panelists were shown a dramatised murder and had to guess the identity of the killer or killers from the clues presented.
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...  Himself - Presenter / ... 42 episodes, 1973-1978
...  Himself / ... 24 episodes, 1973-1978
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British game show in which celebrity panelists were shown a dramatised murder and had to guess the identity of the killer or killers from the clues presented.

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15 August 1972 (UK)  »

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(48 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Some instalments (seemingly at least six from the first two seasons) were based on scripts originally written by Tony Shryane and Edward J. Mason for BBC Radio's 1954-61 series "Guilty Party". See more »

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Referenced in 3-2-1: The Sea (1980) See more »

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Precinct
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Composed by Simon Park (as Simon Haseley)
Performed by Meatball
[Series theme tune]
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A Classic panel show
28 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

I can remember this especially Jon Pertwee's style, panache and use of many safari suits when presenting this panel show. From what I can remember this was one of Jon Pertwee's best roles (His turn at being the Doctor being his best role) and I can remember his in jokes with the panel about his time as the doctor or "a past life of his" as he used to describe it. The program had the same format every week, in both half's a set murder performed by bit part actors leaving lots of clues the Jon would quiz the panel of the famous, did they pick up on the clues and of course who was the person who done the crime. Classic 1970's TV which I remember was shown early evening on a Monday plus I remember it on an afternoon during primary school holidays.


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