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 II: Undercover Cloth, Episode 1 - Part One

Cloth has quit the force, never to return. Well, until a bank robbery goes wrong. But things are awkward at the station, particularly with ACC Tom Boss back at work.

Further details

A Touch Of Cloth. Image shows from L to R: Todd Carty, Vicar in Bank (David Blair). Copyright: Zeppotron.

Cloth is done. The brilliant but tortured detective has quit the force, never to return, completely out of the game. Well, until a bank robbery-gone-wrong brings him back into play.

Things at the station are a tad awkward, though, what with his on-off relationship with partner Oldman, not to mention ACC Tom Boss, the man who killed his wife, reinstated after a successful stint in rehab. In fairness, he hasn't slaughtered anyone in months.

More pressing matters are at hand, anyhow, when Cloth is tasked with going undercover to bring down Macratty - a very bad man - and find out what his next job is. Wannabe Mayor Hope Goodgirl is added to the mix as well, and she's taken a shine to Oldman.


This episode was dedicated to the memory of Tommy Vine, born in 1988, and Anna Wing, born in 1914.

Broadcast details

Sunday 25th August 2013
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
    Anna Chancellor Hope Goodgirl
    Stephen Dillane Macratty
    Todd Carty Self
    Guest cast
    Adam Tandy Robin Stork
    Tony Pitts Bullock
    Guy Flanagan Animal
    Callum Dixon Tumbler
    Marc Small Chugger
    Ben Bishop Twitch
    Zina Badran Cashier
    Mat Chaplin Gay Man
    Antonia Davies Woman with Pram
    Will Ashcroft Bank Manager
    Hayley Coppin Sexy Woman
    David Blair Vicar in Bank
    Neil Edmond Passenger in Taxi
    Jason Hazeley Mitt Sniff
    Susy Kane Jill Tits
    Duncan Duff Gus Plotpoint
    Adam Englander Tiger
    Katarina Cas Katya
    Tommy Vine Nigel
    Erkan Mustafa Self
    George Armstrong Self
    Terry Sue Patt Self
    Peter Dean Self
    Graham Cole Self
    Anna Wing Self
    Gwyneth Powell Self
    Writing team
    Charlie Brooker Writer
    Jason Hazeley Writer
    Joel Morris Writer
    Ben Caudell Writer
    Production team
    Jim O'Hanlon Director
    Mat Chaplin Producer
    Annabel Jones Executive Producer
    Charlie Brooker Executive Producer
    Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
    Colin Fair Editor
    Simon Rogers Production Designer
    Samuel Sim Composer


    A Touch Of Cloth 2 Trailer

    Booze addled and widowed loner DCI Jack Cloth continues his struggle to hold himself together while solving grisly murders and suffering from the death of his wife.


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