The Tales of Para Handy

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The Tales of Para Handy is a Scottish television series set in the western isles of Scotland in the 1930s, based on the Para Handy books by Neil Munro. It starred Gregor Fisher as Captain Peter "Para Handy" MacFarlane, Sean Scanlan as first mate Dougie... read more
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The Tales of Para Handy is a Scottish television series set in the western isles of Scotland in the 1930s, based on the Para Handy books by Neil Munro. It starred Gregor Fisher as Captain Peter "Para Handy" MacFarlane, Sean Scanlan as first mate Dougie Cameron, Rikki Fulton as engineer Dan Macphail and Andrew Fairlie as Sunny Jim. These four made up the crew of the puffer Vital Spark which was employed by the Campbell Shipping Company, headquartered in Glasgow and run by Andrew Campbell, Para Handy's brother-in-law and owner of the Vital Spark.

Original Release

07/31/1994 on BBC

Cast

# Title Air Date
1 The Fortune Teller Monday, 31 July 1995
2 Para Handy's Piper Monday, 07 August 1995
3 The Malingerer Monday, 21 August 1995
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Directors

Ron Bain, Morag Fullarton, Jim Shields, Colin Gilbert

Writers

Bob Black, Michael Russell, Colin MacDonald

Creators

Neil Munro

Cast

Producers

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