A British television series about a fictional private detective named James Hazell and his adventures.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Nicholas Ball ...  James Hazell 22 episodes, 1978-1979
Roddy McMillan Roddy McMillan ...  'Choc' Minty 16 episodes, 1978-1979
Desmond McNamara Desmond McNamara ...  Cousin Tel 15 episodes, 1978-1979
Peter Bourke Peter Bourke ...  Graham Morris 11 episodes, 1979
Barbara Young ...  Dot Wilmington 9 episodes, 1978
Maggie Riley Maggie Riley ...  Maureen 9 episodes, 1978
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A British television series about a fictional private detective named James Hazell and his adventures.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 1978 (UK) See more »

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Thames Television See more »
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Runtime:

(22 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Terry Venables, the footballer and ex England and Spurs manager, was one of the writers for the first season of this show. See more »

Soundtracks

Hazell
Lyrics by Judy Forrest
Sung by Maggie Bell
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'Final' Episode in Season 2 was actually made for Season 1
14 June 2007 | by jcbainSee all my reviews

You will notice Season 1 has ten episodes while Season 2 has twelve.

This is because at the time that Season 1 was being broadcast the actor John Bindon, who was playing a gangster in the episode "Hazell and the Public Enemy", was up at the Old Bailey on trial for the murder of Johnny Darke in a pub in Putney (improbably named Ranelagh Yacht Club).

At the request of Bindons defence team, who felt that a jury might confuse the character with Bindon in real life, Thames Television 'pulled' the episode from the schedule.

During the trial fellow actor Bob Hoskins was one of those who appeared as a character witness for Bindon.

By the time Season 2 of Hazell was broadcast, Bindon had been acquitted of the murder, so Thames just tagged the episode "Hazell and the Public Enemy" on to the end of Season 2.


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