A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
3/16/1996 Dalziel and Pascoe premieres
March 16, 1996. Today saw the premiere of the TV series Dalziel and Pascoe on BBC One. The cop show was based on the novels of Reginald Hill. It starred Warren Clarke as Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel and Colin Buchanan as Detective Inspector Peter Pascoe. There were 46 episodes, one of which won the Edgar Award for best television episode.