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Killing Kindness, A

Synopsis
Television drama series. Second episode of the second series of murder mysteries. In this episode, written by Malcolm Bradbury, the detective duo investigate a serial killer who has carried out three ritual stranglings. The only clue Dalziel and Pascoe have to the killer’s identity is a quote from Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
Series
Dalziel and Pascoe
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
21 Jun 1997 at 20:05 (Channel: BBC1)
Duration
95 mins

Credits

Director
Edward Bennett
Producer
Paddy Higson
Writer
Reginald Hill
Screenplay
Malcolm Bradbury
Cast
Carmen GomezRosetta Stanhope
Colin BuchananDet Insp Peter Pascoe
David RoyleDetective Sergeant Wield
Navin ChowdhryCadet Sanjay Singh
Susannah CorbettEllie Pascoe
Warren ClarkeDet Supt Andy Dalziel

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Mystery

Notes

General
The crime drama series is based on Reginald Hill’s novels about two Yorkshire detectives. In the tradition of apparently mismatched detective duos, the characters are divided by attitude, class and generation.
History
Dalziel and Pascoe was first broadcast on BBC in March 1996 with the story, A Clubbable Woman. It ran for eleven season, concluding in 2007 with its 46th story.
Figures
Average series ratings by BBC:
Series 2: 9.8 million (47%)

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.bbc.co.uk/drama/crime/dalziel/series.shtml

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 3743 2389
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
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London
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Notes
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Distributor

Name

Retail outlets

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