British Comedy Guide

Detectorists. Image shows from L to R: Russell (Pearce Quigley), Varde (Orion Ben), Louise (Laura Checkley), Lance Stater (Toby Jones), Andy Stone (Mackenzie Crook), Terry (Gerard Horan), Sophie (Aimee-Ffion Edwards), Hugh (Divian Ladwa). Copyright: Channel X / Lola Entertainment.


BBC Four sitcom about treasure hunters. 13 episodes (2 series), 2014 - 2015. Stars Mackenzie Crook, Toby Jones, Rachael Stirling, Aimee-Ffion Edwards and others.

Another series is in development.

Production Details

Production companies

Channel X

Lola Entertainment

Also known as

The Detectors (Working title)

Laugh track



Suffolk - Location details from Radio Times

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 2nd October 2014 on BBC Four at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 23rd December 2015 on BBC Four at 10pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Wednesday 23rd Aug 2017 at 10:00pm on BBC2

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