Daunt And Dervish. Image shows from L to R: Josephine Daunt (Anna Massey), Susan Dervish (Frances Barber). Copyright: BBC.

Daunt And Dervish

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama. 20 episodes (4 series), 2003 - 2009. Stars Anna Massey, Imelda Staunton, Frances Barber, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Bill Paterson, Sean Scanlan, Joannah Tincey and others.

Series 1, Episode 3 - A Question Of Class

Our two female detectives return to their Covent Garden office early one morning to discover an Oxford undergraduate slumped on the doorstep wanting them to find the wallet he left in a Soho house of ill repute. Daunt's knowledge of his past makes her very suspicious of later accusations that he has beaten a woman up.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 19th November 2003
BBC Radio 4
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Anna Massey Josephine Daunt
Imelda Staunton Susan Dervish
Bill Paterson Bill Mackie
Guest cast
Charlie Simpson Stephen Lane
Scott Handy Jamie Urquhart
Rachel Atkins Mimi
Tom George Doctor
Stephen Critchlow Salesman
Writing team
Guy Meredith Writer
Production team
Cherry Cookson Director