Agatha Raisin. Agatha Raisin (Ashley Jensen).

Agatha Raisin

Sky One comedy drama about an amateur detective. 15 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2014 - 2019. Stars Ashley Jensen, Mathew Horne, Katy Wix, Jamie Glover and others.

Another series is in development.

Agatha Raisin. Image shows from L to R: Agatha Raisin (Ashley Jensen), Roy Silver (Mathew Horne), Guy Freemont (Jules Knight), Portia Salmond (Ruby Thomas).

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Wellspring Of Death

Parish Council chairman Robert Strutters is found dead in the spring.

Further details

Love, murder, danger - Agatha gets far more than she bargained for when Roy persuades her to take over the PR for a mineral water company that's looking to make a killing from Carsely's natural spring. As the villagers split over whether to allow the firm access to the water, they get a shock when Parish Council chairman Robert Strutters, the man with the deciding vote, is found dead in the spring.

As James decides to investigate with new girlfriend Mary Fortune, a jealous Agatha falls into the arms of suave bottled water boss Guy Freemont. Temporarily forgetting about James, Agatha is head over heels. But could he be too good to be true?

As a second body is found in the village, Agatha's competitive streak emerges and she enlists Gemma's help to try to beat James and Mary to the culprit. However, she makes a dangerous mistake when she decides to confront the killer alone.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 21st June 2016
Time
9pm
Channel
Sky One
Length
60 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Ashley Jensen Agatha Raisin
    Mathew Horne Roy Silver
    Katy Wix Gemma Simpson
    Jamie Glover James Lacey
    Matt McCooey DC Bill Wong
    Jason Barnett DI Wilkes
    Tim Stern Gene Harvey
    June Watson Mrs Josephs
    Daisy Beaumont Mary Fortune
    Guest cast
    Ron Donachie Ron Allen
    Jules Knight Guy Freemont
    Elizabeth Hooper Judith Owens
    Charlotte Mills Angela Buckley
    Tom Chadbon Robert Struthers
    Alexander Kirk (as Alex Kirk) Sean Ferguson
    Peter Basham Mick
    Ruby Thomas Portia Salmond
    Calvin A. Dean Andy Buckley
    Jacqueline Tong Robina Toynbee
    Simon Meacock Jason Briggs
    Writing team
    Stewart Harcourt Writer
    Sam Costin Script Editor
    Production team
    Christopher Stoaling 1st Assistant Director
    Paul Harrison Director
    Matthew Mulot Producer
    Cameron Roach Executive Producer
    Michele Buck Executive Producer
    Barry Ryan Executive Producer
    Stewart Harcourt Executive Producer
    David Walton Executive Producer
    Sarah Dibsdall Line Producer
    Joshua Cunliffe (as Josh Cunliffe) Editor
    Ian Fisher Production Designer
    Susie Parriss Casting Director
    Pam Downe Costume Designer
    Helen Tucker Make-up Designer
    Rupert Gregson-Williams Composer
    Christopher Willis Composer
    James Moss Director of Photography
    Geoffrey Sax Series Consultant
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