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Hudson and Halls

CAMP CUISINE on a Grayson scale courtesy of titular Australian twosome riding the back (steady now) of late-80s [cref 1490 NEIGHBOURS] UK popularity. Mock bickering and barneying afforded unlikely sixth-form skive entertainment, while the “housebound” looked in for tips on how to cook like Helen Daniels. All ended in tragedy, and that’s not just the apple turnover. Hudson died first, but Halls requested repeats continue as a tribute, then changed his name to David Hudson-Halls, appeared on Children In Need, and committed suicide (events not linked).



  1. televisualcabbage

    January 23, 2010 at 9:21 pm

    Hudson and Halls… Bringing Carry On style innuendos to a daytime audience!
    Not galloping gormets, but damn good fun when off school!

  2. dom

    January 27, 2010 at 12:25 am

    Peter Hudson was English, David Halls was Australian.

  3. David Pascoe

    January 28, 2010 at 11:21 pm

    I remember the trailer for their show when they announced they were bringing their show to the BBC while clinking champagne glasses. So gloriously decadent.

  4. Rick

    February 2, 2010 at 12:29 pm

    dom’s wrong, they were both from New Zealand, and it was originally a TVNZ show

  5. Five-Centres

    February 3, 2010 at 5:53 pm

    They used to have guest stars from Sons & Daughters. And yes, they were both from New Zealand.

  6. teresa

    May 15, 2010 at 12:41 pm

    I loved their show,in 1980 had the privilege of celebrating my 1/4 century birthday at their restaurant,what a day,I can remember every mouth full of food & every moment with them, they were only suppose to be open for lunch only..we were still with them 9o’clock that night…the dessert that day is something I still dream about..I have the menu signed by both with personal message..RIP guys theres a lot of us that miss you

  7. Dave

    July 11, 2010 at 12:36 am

    Actually Darlings…Pete was an Australian and David was English.

  8. Annie

    September 5, 2015 at 7:47 am

    I remember their Christmas show probably late 70s with their ‘boys’ their two doberman dogs !! It was fantastic !! Wish BBC would repeat it !!

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