Dave Dutton (born 19 August 1947 in Atherton, Lancashire) is an English actor. Events 43 BC - Octavian, later known as Augustus compels the Roman Senate to elect him Consul. Year 1947 ( MCMXLVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Atherton is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea He first came to public recognition when he played the part of Oswald, the eccentric cafe owner in Granada television's situation comedy, Watching. Granada Television is the United Kingdom ITV contractor for North West England. Watching was a British television sitcom, produced by Granada Television for the ITV network and broadcast for seven series and four specials He has played minor roles in several different television series including Heartbeat and The Royal. Heartbeat is a long-running British TV police drama series set in 1960s Yorkshire. The Royal is a British Medical drama. The serial television show features one hour episodes aired by ITV. He has also played seven different parts in the soap opera, Coronation Street. Coronation Street (commonly known as 'Corrie' is an award-winning Soap opera created by Tony Warren
He is a former newspaper reporter, television scriptwriter,songwriter, author and front man for a comedy folk group.