Detectorists. Image shows from L to R: Lance Stater (Toby Jones), Andy Stone (Mackenzie Crook). Copyright: BBC.

Detectorists

BBC Four sitcom about treasure hunters. 19 episodes (3 series), 2014 - 2017. Stars Mackenzie Crook, Toby Jones, Rachael Stirling, Gerard Horan and others.

Detectorists. Image shows from L to R: Andy Stone (Mackenzie Crook), Lance Stater (Toby Jones).

Series 1, Episode 1

Following a chance encounter with a young history student, Lance and Andy embark on a journey towards the discovery of a lifetime. All they need to do is get permission from the local landowner, the mad one who is rumoured to have done away with his wife.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 2nd October 2014
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Four
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Mackenzie Crook Andy Stone
Toby Jones Lance Stater
Rachael Stirling Becky
Gerard Horan Terry
Pearce Quigley Russell
Divian Ladwa Hugh
Laura Checkley Louise
Orion Ben Varde
Sophie Thompson Sheila
Aimee-Ffion Edwards Sophie
Lucy Benjamin Maggie
David Sterne Larry Bishop
Adam Riches Tony
Writing team
Mackenzie Crook Writer
Production team
Mackenzie Crook Director
Adam Tandy Producer
Kristian Smith Executive Producer
Jonno Richards Executive Producer
Lisa Thomas Executive Producer
Alan Marke Executive Producer
Jim Reid Executive Producer
Colin Fair Editor
Sam Harley (as Samantha Harley) Production Designer
Johnny Flynn Composer
Dan Michaelson Composer

Videos

What you got?

Lance may have found something... or maybe not.

Featuring: Mackenzie Crook (Andy Stone), Toby Jones (Lance Stater).

Buttons versus coins

Terry presents a thrilling slide show about detecting buttons.

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Featuring: Gerard Horan (Terry).

The Holy Grail

Andy thinks he may have found the location of a Saxon hoard.

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Featuring: Mackenzie Crook (Andy Stone), Toby Jones (Lance Stater).

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