Type
Scripted
Premiered
Dec. 1992
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
120 min.
Country
UK
Network
ITV1 TV Network
Genre

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A Touch of Frost (UK)

Detective Inspector 'Jack' Frost (Sir David Jason) policeman. He's grumpy, shy and difficult to work with but at heart Frost is an old school copper. A street detective who prefers rolling up his sleeves and solving crimes through his instinct rather than by following procedure.

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TV Special: Touched by Frost: Goodbye Jack Aired: Apr. 05, 2010

To mark the end of long-running series A Touch of Frost, this programme celebrates David Jason's role as DCI Jack Frost. Featuring contributions …

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The show had 15 seasons and 43 episodes air between 1992 and 2010.

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  • The series originally ended in 1997, but was later revived until 2010.
  • Frost was a chain smoker in the novels. In his 2013 autobiography "My Life" David Jason revealed they decided to make Frost a non-smoker in the television series as he had recently quit…
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    Frost was a chain smoker in the novels. In his 2013 autobiography "My Life" David Jason revealed they decided to make Frost a non-smoker in the television series as he had recently quit smoking cigarettes in real life.
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  • Filming meant spending a lot of time away from home, at the studios in Leeds or on location in Wetherby, Harrogate, Dewsbury and all local stations. Yorkshire Television made it easy on David…
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    Filming meant spending a lot of time away from home, at the studios in Leeds or on location in Wetherby, Harrogate, Dewsbury and all local stations. Yorkshire Television made it easy on David Jason by renting out a cottage rather than pay for a hotel, especially since Jason could cook for himself; he just wanted somewhere simple to go at the end of the day to clear his head. Yorkshire Television found Jason an old farmer's cottage without central heating, so he had to light a fire; on warm evenings he sat out in the garden which was always a pleasure. When asked did he get lonely, he said he didn't, because he enjoyed the quiet time. He also had his own driver, on call 24hrs a day, who collected Jason from Buckinghamshire for the 3hr drive to Yorkshire while he worked on his scripts, stop along the way for a bacon and egg roll and a cup of tea ("a very Frost-like meal"). Jason lived in a spartan farm cottage while the cast of Frost stayed at a hotel.
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