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Buchanan, Colin

Overview
Works: 46 works in 184 publications in 1 language and 5,997 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television crime shows  Television series  Fiction  Television adaptations  Television cop shows  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Colin Buchanan
Dalziel & Pascoe by Reginald Hill( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blunt-talking Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel does not suffer fools gladly, but he has even more trouble with what he calls the 'smart arses' of the world. So when the inexperienced Peter Pascoe joins his team at Mid-Yorkshire CID, the omens don't look good. Pascoe is one of the new breed of career police officers, armed with a degree, a caring attitude, and a sharp brain
Dalziel & Pascoe by Warren Clarke( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Andy Dalziel is an idiosyncratic copper with a penetrating wit and questionable personal habits. Inspector Peter Pascoe is his cultured sidekick, a thoughtful 'New Man' with a degree in Social Sciences, a caring attitude and a sharp brain. When they threw together these contrasting characters, few thought their talents would gel and that, sharing a commitment to justice, they would forge an impressive crime-solving partnership, and a tentative friendship
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crime-busting odd couple of British law enforcement are back to solve more gripping murder mysteries. This series is as action-packed as ever, although two investigations affect the pair a bit too personally. Pascoe's wife, Ellie, puts her life and her marriage at risk when she gets perilously involved in a murder inquiry. Meanwhile, Dalziel becomes involved in a psychological game with a dangerous killer
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy Dalziel and his sidekick Peter Pascoe are back to solve more murder mysteries in this thrilling new season of Dalziel and Pascoe. The crime-busting duo investigates the killing of a child that revives memories of a similar crime 15 years ago, the death of a young man at a rave club and the wrongful conviction of a woman for murder back in 1963. In the final episode, Dalziel is part of a group held hostage in a pub, with Pascoe unaware that his boss is in danger
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series five of the hugely popular drama features four new powerful storylines for the gritty crime investigators DS Andy Dalziel and DI Peter Pascoe. Dalziel is less than pleased to discover that a young girl who was kidnapped and murdered 19 years ago has reappeared alive and well. During his efforts to disprove her identity, she dies for a second time, almost taking the truth with her
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy Dalziel and sidekick Peter Pascoe are back to solve more murder mysteries in this season of Dalziel and Pascoe. The riveting combination of Dalziel's old-style policing and Pascoe's university-educated new man approach has made them a worldwide hit. Based on the award-winning novels of top crime-writer Reginald Hill
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In season six of this gritty British crime thriller, grumpy old-school copper Andy Dalziel and his well-mannered university educated partner Peter Pascoe face more perplexing cases: The puzzling death of a schoolboy, the mysterious murder of a Sikh woman, the unexplained killing of a solicitor, and the appearance of a skeleton in a former mining town. On top of which, with Pascoe's wife and daughter now in America, the odd couple find themselves sharing Dalziel's house
The fortunes and misfortunes of Moll Flanders by Andrew Davies( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ever since her birth in Newgate Prison, Moll has survived by her cunning wit, and considerable powers of seduction. She goes through five husbands and countless lovers to escape a life on the streets. In between using and deceiving her besotted paramours, she is not above picking a pocket or two. All the while, though, her heart belongs to the charismatic Jemmy. Inevitably, even the most clever criminal's luck runs out and Moll is soon facing hangman's noose. As her execution day approaches, she devises one last deperate ploy to save not only her own neck, but also the life of her one true love"--
The pale horse( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chilling tale of voodoo, extortion, murder, and romance from Agatha Christie's best selling novel
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four more two-part murder mysteries take the duo from a private zoo where they unearth a possible organ-trafficking racket, to a community hospital where patients are dying and staff are being attacked. And crimes of passion and chance occurrences bring a past murder case back to haunt Dalziel
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although they are total opposites, Superintendent Andy Dalziel, a blowhard old-school detective and his by-the-book partner, Peter Pascoe, form an unbeatable crime-stopping team. Season eight features four intriguing new cases
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season Ten sees the endearing duo travel to Amsterdam for a European Police Conference. Over the next six days Dalziel's life is turned upside down. Finding himself on the wrong side of the law, he becomes the prime suspect for the murder of a young British singer. Pascoe is determined to carry out his own investigation, adamant his boss is innocent. But why are the Dutch officers so keen to ensure Dalziel is charged with murder?
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blunt-talking, politically incorrect Andy Dalziel once again pairs up with his younger, fast-tracked sidekick, Peter Pascoe, for a crime-solving marriage of opportunities. Season eleven sees the endearing duo investigate more difficult cases including the 20-year-old murder of a woman whose mummified remains emerge from the water during a cave rescue operation, an inquiry which rocks their world to its core
The Fortunes and misfortunes of Moll Flanders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moll is a headstrong woman whose lowly station in 18th century London leaves her in the most dire of circumstances forcing her into a lifestyle that could easily break her spirit. Her story involves husbands and numerous lovers, shocking family secrets, and travels to bustling London and the New World's Virginia. Moll's dangerous misdeeds stretch from sexual adventures to criminal acts, leaving her with a price on her head as she strives to triumph against overwhelming odds
A killing kindness by Reginald Hill( Recording )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mary Dinwoodie was found choked in a ditch following a night out with her boyfriend, a mysterious night caller phoned the local paper with a quotation from Hamlet, and the career of the Yorkshire Choker was underway
Deadheads by Reginald Hill( Recording )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patrick Aldermann inherits the much cherished Rosemont House with its splendid gardens when Great Aunt Florence collapsed into her rose-bed. 'Dandy' Dick Elgood, Patrick's boss, suggested to Peter Pascoe that Aldermann was a murderer, only to retract the accusation. The inspector in turn became suspicious. By then, a police cadet had found some very interesting information regarding Patrick's wife
An April shroud by Reginald Hill( Recording )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After seeing Inspector Pascoe off on his honeymoon, Superintendent Andy Dalziel soon runs into trouble and water on his own solitary holiday. Rescued by a bunch of somewhat cheerful mourners, he accompanies them back to their rundown mansion. The owner, Bonnie Fielding, seems rather less troubled by her husband's tragic death than by trying to save her family fortunes. Interested in Mrs Fielding's ample charms, Dalziel stays on. But, by the time Pascoe reappears, there have been several more deaths
Child's play : a Dalziel and Pascoe novel by Reginald Hill( Recording )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy Dalziel was preoccupied with the illegal book that one of his Sergeants was running on who was to be appointed as the new Chief Constable, and how to make sure his own bet paid off. But when a battered Ford Escort containing one very dead Italian turned up in the police car park, Peter Pascoe and his bloated superior were plunged into an investigationthat made internal police politics look like child's play
Exit lines by Reginald Hill( Recording )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three old men die on a stormy November night: one by deliberate violence, one in a road accident and one by an unknown cause. Inspector Pascoe is called in to investigate the first death, but when the dying words of the accident victim suggest that a drunken Superintendent Dalziel had been behind the wheel, the integrity of the entire Mid-Yorkshire constabulary is called into question. Helped by the bright but wayward DC Seymour, hindered by 'Maggie's Moron', the half-witted Constable Hector, Peter Pascoe enters the twilight and vulnerable world of the senior citizen, to discover that the beckoning darkness at the end of the tunnel holds few comforts
Under world by Reginald Hill( Recording )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young Tracey Pedley vanished in the woods around Burrthorpe, the close-knit community had their own ideas about what had happened, but Deputy Chief Constable Watmough has it down as the work of a child-killer who has since committed suicide, though others wondered about the last man to see her alive and his fatal plunge into the disused mine shaft. Returning to a town he left in anger, Colin Farr's homecoming is ready for trouble, and when a university course brings him into contact with Ellie Pascoe, trouble starts. Meanwhile Andy Daziel mutters imprecations on the sidelines, until a murder in the Burrthorpe mine forces him to take action that brings him up against a hostile and frightened community
 
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