Dale plays Panda Wheelan in tonight’s episode of Inspector George Gently on BBC 1 at 8:30pm.
The crime drama, set in the 1960s, is about an old-school detective trying to come to terms with a time when the lines between the police and criminals are blurred. The series features Martin Shaw as the eponymous inspector.Overview
Dale is best known for his leading regular role of Simon Meredith in Emmerdale; other notable screen credits include 5 series on Byker Grove, E4's comedy pilot Kabadasses, Being Human, Downtime,and the BBC comedies Swiss Toni, Hebbur and Grease Monkeys.
Dale has also worked extensively in theatre for Hull Truck, Birmingham Rep, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Manchester Royal Exchange and The Live Theatre/RSC. He played Amos in the No 1 UK Tour of Chicago and was in the original West End cast of The Beautiful Game.
As well as winning ITV1's Celebrity Stars in Their Eyes with his 'Blues Brothers', Dale can be seen singing with his band Shake Ya Tailfeather across the country.
He has recently been shooting for the new series of Inspector George Gently for BBC One which will air let this year, and for Series 2 of The Dumping Ground, also for the BBC.About Sainou
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