Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dicken Ashworth (born 18 July 1946 in Todmorden, West Yorkshire) is an English actor who has made several appearances in film and television. His film credits include: Force 10 from Navarone, Tess, Krull, and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. On television, can be a regular cast member in several soap operas - playing Alan Partridge in Brookside from 1983 to 1985, Geoff Horton in Coronation Street from 1992 to 2000 and he played the role of Duke Woods in Emmerdale from June 2007 until early 2008. Other TV credentials include: Juliet Bravo, Minder, Blake's 7, The Chinese Detective, Doctor Who (in the serial Timelash), C.A.T.S. Eyes, The Bill, Boon, Inspector Morse, Dangerfield and Where the Heart Is. Dicken appears in the video to The Pretenders' 1986 single "Don't Get Me Wrong."