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Agatha Raisin. Agatha Raisin (Ashley Jensen)
Agatha Raisin

Agatha Raisin

  • TV comedy drama
  • Sky One / Sky Max
  • 2014 - 2023
  • 27 episodes (4 series)

Crime-solving comedy drama starring Ashley Jensen as an amateur detective. Also features Jamie Glover, Mathew Horne, Matt McCooey, Jason Barnett, Lucy Liemann and more.

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Series 1, Episode 7 - The Witch Of Wyckhadden

Agatha Raisin. Image shows from L to R: James Lacey (Jamie Glover), Agatha Raisin (Ashley Jensen), DC Bill Wong (Matt McCooey), Gemma Simpson (Katy Wix). Copyright: Mammoth Screen
Agatha turns to a special hair tonic supplied by a local witch after a dying-disaster makes her hair fall out. When the sorcerer is later found bludgeoned to death, Agatha becomes embroiled in the case. As she begins to investigate, she finds herself falling for police chief Jimmy Jessop. However, Agatha's love life is about to get incredibly complicated...

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 19th July 2016
Time
9pm
Channel
Sky One
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Ashley Jensen Agatha Raisin
Jamie Glover James Lacey
Mathew Horne Roy Silver
Matt McCooey DC Bill Wong
Katy Wix Gemma Simpson
Guest cast
Peter De Jersey Claude Martin
Steven Brand Inspector Jessop
Amber Aga Daisy Jones
Kacey Ainsworth Francie Juddle
Jonathan Guy Lewis Colonel Guy Lyche
Elizabeth Moynihan Jennifer Stobbs
Sarah Flind Mabel Dulsey
Tilly Steele Carly Bridgeman
Lu Corfield Janine Juddle
Writing team
Chris Murray Writer
Sam Costin Script Editor
Production team
Geoffrey Sax 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
Adam Gillham Director of Photography
Chris Stoaling (as Christopher Stoaling) 1st Assistant Director
Geoffrey Sax Series Consultant

Press

Are foul deeds afoot when Agatha alights incognito at an ominous hotel far from Carsley? Or is her anonymity more to do with the desire to hide a truly calamitous hairdon't from the rest of the village? Where Raisin roams, foul deeds have a habit of following, and soon there's an unfortunate end for Wyckhaddon's local witch. With a local constabulary reluctant to remove Agatha from their list of suspects, Team Raisin arrive to help unravel the murderous misdeed.

Mark Gibbings-Jones, The Guardian, 19th July 2016

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