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 2, Episode 1 - In Questionable Shape

London 1947, and the Daunt and Dervish detective agency is back in business. As the lights come on again in London's theatreland, a visit to the Old Vic sets off a mystery to rival what's happening on stage.

Broadcast details

Friday 19th May 2006
BBC Radio 4
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Anna Massey Josephine Daunt
Frances Barber Susan Dervish
Sean Scanlan Bill Mackie
Guest cast
Geoffrey Whitehead Ronald Calloway
Nicholas Boulton Noel Coward
Kim Wall 'Waterloo' Eddie Reed
Tracy Wiles Kate Renshaw
Elizabeth Bell Magdalena Pearce
Thomas Wheatley Inspector Braithwaite
Writing team
Guy Meredith Writer
Production team
Colin Guthrie Director