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Taggart is a Scottish detective fiction television programme created by Glenn Chandler, who wrote many of the episodes, and made by STV Studios for the ITV ...
No. of series: 27
No. of episodes: 110 (list of episodes)
Original network: STV; ITV
Original release: 2 July 1985 –; 7 November 2010
Taggart was a Scottish detective fiction television programme, created by Glenn Chandler, who has written many of the episodes, and made by STV Studios for ...
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Why was Taggart Cancelled?
The UK's longest running crime drama, Taggart, has been axed by ITV chiefs after 28 years. Bosses have axed the cop show after viewing figures plummeted from 14million in its heyday to just 3.8million for the last series.
Why is Taggart called Taggart?
The series was named after its original main character, Jim Taggart, who was killed off due to the death of Mark McManus, who portrayed him. Rather surprisingly, the show carried on longer without him than it did when he was alive.
Who was the original Taggart?
Mark McManus, who played the title character Jim Taggart, died in 1994. However, the series continued under the same name. Taggart was one of the UK's longest-running television dramas and the longest-running police drama after the cancellation of The Bill. The series theme music is "No Mean City", sung by Maggie Bell.
How many Taggarts have there been?
There have been 24 series of Taggart to date since its original episode Killer on September 6th 1983. The series is set and filmed in Glasgow (Maryhill district). The show can divided into three eras, the Jim Taggart Era (1983 - 1994), the Michael Jardine Era (1994 - 2002) and the Matt Burke Era (2002 - present).
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"There's a deid boady in Maryhill, Jean !" Taggart is total murder fantasy land.Lord knows what the body count is for all the series but it must be substantial.
1: The creator of Taggart, Glenn Chandler, "nicked" the detective's name from a gravestone. It was in the early 80s that the controller of drama at Scottish ...
Taggart is the oldest Crime TV series in the world. The show is famous for its gory and dark storylines. There have been 24 series of Taggart to date since ...
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Detective Chief Inspector Jim Taggart (Mark McManus) is a tough, sarcastic copper who has come up the hard way in the Maryhill Police Department. He i…
DCI Jim Taggart is a tough, sarcastic copper who has come up the hard way in the Maryhill Police Department. He is joined by cops as hard as the criminals ...
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DCI Jim Taggart is a tough, sarcastic copper who has come up the hard way in the Maryhill Police Department. He is joined by cops as hard as the criminals ...