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Paul Temple

1 9 6 9 – 1 9 7 1 (UK/Germany)
52 x 50 minute episodes

Crime-novelist Paul Temple (Francis Matthews) solved mysteries with the help of his wife Steve (Ros Drinkwater).

Guest stars included George Sewell, Sylvia Syms, Catherine Schell, Patrick Troughton, Patrick Mower, Gerald Flood, Victor Maddern, Fulton Mackay, John Le Mesurier, Bernard Kay, Dennis Waterman, Rudolph Walker, Colin Jeavons, William Gaunt, Graham Haberfield, Brian Glover, Ed Devereaux, Christopher Biggins, Angharad Rees, Geoffrey Palmer and many many more.

This was the first series the BBC made as an international co-production.

The character of Paul Temple was invented by Francis Durbridge in 1938. He wrote 10 successful serials for radio before finally bringing his creation to television in 1969.

Paul Temple
Francis Matthews
Steve Temple
Ros Drinkwater