1 9 9 3 – 1 9 9 5 (UK)
20 x 50 minute episodes
Harry Salter (Michael Elphick) was the hardbitten, cynical and ruthless ex-Fleet Street hack who now ran a press agency in Darlington, County Durham, and who would resort to any means whatsoever to get a story he could sell to the newspapers.
He was assisted at the agency by Alice (Julie Graham), his secretary/PA, and Snappy, his photographer (Ian Bartholomew).
Harry smoked Camel cigarettes and drank Jim Beam, and drove about in a smart blue Ford complete with a carphone and a radio tuned illegally to the emergency services.
His antique dealer wife, Rita (Barbara Marten) had a murky past
DCI “Old Nick” Nicols