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Jango (ITV 1961 with Robert Urquhart and Moira Redmond)

UK / ITV – Associated Rediffusion / 8×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 25 January – 22 March 1961

Creators: Geoffrey Bellman, John Whitney / Script Editor: Robert Urquhart / Director: Cyril Coke

Crime drama series. Criminology expert Jango Smith uses his skills to tackle various detective cases. Jango always wore a tweed hat and carried a twisted walking stick and also sported (sometime before Columbo too) a shabby raincoat.

The character of Jango had previously been seen in an episode of Murder Stamp.

cast
ROBERT URQUHART as Jango Smith
MOIRA REDMOND as Bee Smith

THE EPISODES 25 Jan – 22 Mar 1961
1. A LITTLE OF WHAT SHE FANCIED
2. MIND THE DOORS, PLEASE
3. THE BUMBLING BURGLAR
4. GREAT DAY FOR JANGO
5. THE ITCHING FINGERS OF LADY FFOULKES
6. SEVEN SWORDS OF HAVERSHAM
7. TREACLE ON THREE FINGERS
8. CHAMPAGNE FOR BEE