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Cynical, dour and world-weary, private eye Frank Marker is frequently the unwitting stooge in bigger criminal wheels in his attempts to make a tenuous living on the outskirts of London.Written by
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Watching this for the first time on talking pictures from series 4 onwards,and it's bonkers amazing,nothing really happens, marker spends a lot of time walking around and making tea, yet it retains your interest and doesn't drag weather it's the writing or acting that pulls this off who knows but probably the 1st show I've enjoyed with no real high points
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