RESL 91 The Chinese detective by Harry South

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Release details

Catalogue numberRESL 91
TitleThe Chinese detective
Artist(s)Harry South
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionVery Good Plus
BBC records label codeE
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreDramas
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesRESL 91 A-1 A 1
RESL 91 B1 A 1
My rating*****
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What type of seller was used?Physical shop
Where can I buy this release?You may be able to purchase this release from the following websites (others are available!)

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Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1The Chinese detective [Harry South / The Harry South orchestra]2.52
B1Theme from Ho's father [Harry South / The Harry South orchestra]2.37
Total length of media 5:29.


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Another theme I like, this the Chinese Detective was another one I remember watching on TV. It gets better after the initial quite quiet start.
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The Chinese detective is a BBC TV series and stars David Yip as Detective Sergeant John Ho - the writer is Ian kennedy Martin, creater of 'The Sweeney' and 'Juliet Bravo' - TV Production is by Terence Williams.

Music arranged by Harry South.

Produced by

Mike Harding.

Other versions

I have the title track on these releases:
[albums]BBC 3006-iAUS50 BBC TV themes
[albums]REH 424Top BBC TV themes - Volume 4
[albums]REH 46420 BBC drama themes

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