A Touch Of Cloth. Image shows from L to R: Jack Cloth (John Hannah), Anne Oldman (Suranne Jones). Copyright: Zeppotron.

A Touch Of Cloth

Sky One comedy drama about the police. 6 episodes (3 series), 2012 - 2014. Stars John Hannah, Suranne Jones, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Navin Chowdhry and others.

A Touch Of Cloth, Episode 1 - Part One

A Touch Of Cloth. Image shows from L to R: Jack Cloth (John Hannah), Tom Boss (Julian Rhind-Tutt), Des Hairihan (Adrian Bower). Copyright: Zeppotron.
Sleuthing collides with spoofing in the first part of this Charlie Brooker original comedy that tickles and twists crime drama clich├ęs. Starring John Hannah and Suranne Jones.

Broadcast details

Sunday 26th August 2012
Sky One
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    John Hannah Jack Cloth
    Suranne Jones Anne Oldman
    Julian Rhind-Tutt Tom Boss
    Navin Chowdhry Asap Qureshi
    Adrian Bower Des Hairihan
    Daisy Beaumont Dr Natasha Sachet
    Guest cast
    Raquel Cassidy Clare Hawkchurch
    Theo Barklem-Biggs Darren Crossway
    Shomarri Diaz Sebastian Feral-Hoodie
    Oljan Genc Lord Quentin Tearaway
    Brian Peck Albert Stafford
    Toby Liszt PC Gilmore
    Kate Fleetwood Kate Cloth
    Elizabeth Bromby PC Cardboard Cutout
    Jeany Spark Gemma
    Elliot Levey Aiden Hawkchurch
    Alex Beckett Max
    Emma Campbell-Jones Gavina Duntish
    Michael Simkins John Duntish
    Gene Goodman Choir Boy
    Geoffrey McGivern (as Geoff McGivern) Andy Preacherman
    Henry Kelly Self
    Writing team
    Charlie Brooker Writer
    Dan Maier (as Daniel Maier) Writer
    Boris Starling Writer
    Ben Caudell Writer (Additional Material)
    Peter Holmes Writer (Additional Material)
    Jason Hazeley Writer (Additional Material)
    Joel Morris Writer (Additional Material)
    Neil Webster Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Jim O'Hanlon Director
    Adam Tandy Producer
    Annabel Jones Executive Producer
    Charlie Brooker Executive Producer
    Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
    Colin Fair Editor
    Simon Rogers Production Designer
    Dru Masters Composer
    Peter Holmes Composer


    Sky Teaser Trailer

    A teaser trailer for the show. "It's like a crime scene in there."


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