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Take A Pair Of Private Eyes (BBC-2 1966, Derek Fowlds, Sam Kydd)



Comedy crime drama series Take A Pair of Private Eyes focused on the exploits of a husband and wife private detective team, Ambrose and Dominique Frayne, Ambrose’s dad, a criminal expert offered plenty of help.

Take A Pair Of Private Eyes was an entertaining premise that was very much inspired by The Thin Man series and possibly even Paul Temple, there was also a strong supporting role for top character actor Sam Kydd.

production details
UK / BBC2 / 6×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 10 April – 15 May 1966 and broadcast in black and white

Creator: Peter O’Donnell / Producer: Alan Bromly

Derek Fowlds as Ambrose Frayne
Jeanne Roland as Dominique Frayne
Henry McGee as Charles Charles
John Bryans as Feinster
Sam Kydd as Hector Frayne
John Sharp as Crozier
Bridget Armstrong as Cornelia
Peter Forbes-Robertson as Roger Curran
Ivor Salter as M. Brienne



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