Crime-novelist Paul Temple solves mysteries with the help of his wife Steve.
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Series cast summary:
Francis Matthews ...  Paul Temple 52 episodes, 1969-1971
Ros Drinkwater Ros Drinkwater ...  Steve Temple 51 episodes, 1969-1971
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Crime-novelist Paul Temple solves mysteries with the help of his wife Steve.

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Country:

UK | West Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 1969 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Francis Durbridge's Paul Temple See more »

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Runtime:

(52 episodes) | (39 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Francis Matthews was Durbridge's first choice for the lead rôle, having worked with him in the past. See more »

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Referenced in Down to Earth: Filming Spearhead from Space (2011) See more »

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Classic British Television
4 April 2013 | by jsdesignhkSee all my reviews

Paul Temple is a wonderful example of classic British television at its best. Today, it is an overlooked and rare bird. I watched all the series on RTV2 in Hong Kong, and was particularly pleased when Paul Temple and his wife Steve traded in their Hillman Imp for a Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow drophead couple by Mulliner Park Ward. So much more fitting for the character! Francis Matthews was perfectly cast in the lead role, and Ros Drinkwater was a natural for his wife, Steve. The plots, although not always surprising, were engaging, and the guest roles were filled by many top UK actors and actresses of the day. Ron Grainer's superlative theme song is absolutely perfect, and seemingly impossible to find in any recordings.


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