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

Series 3, Episode 3

With time running out, Andy and Lance go to great (action-packed) lengths to protect their land. Away from the fields, life is no less stressful as Andy quits his job and Lance finds an unwelcome guest in the spare room. An audacious theft leaves Lance reeling.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 22nd November 2017
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
Sophie Thompson Sheila
Simon Farnaby Art
Paul Casar Paul
Lucy Benjamin Maggie
Alexa Davies Kate
Rebecca Callard Toni
Guest cast
Tim Key Tim (Site manager)
Kevin Bishop Kelvin (Estate agent)
Linda Lusardi Self
Writing team
Mackenzie Crook Writer
Andrew Ellard Story Producer
Production team
Mackenzie Crook Director
Gill Isles Producer
Lisa Thomas Executive Producer
Alan Marke Executive Producer
Jim Reid Executive Producer
Alex Moody Executive Producer
Colin Fair Editor
Sam Harley (as Samantha Harley) Production Designer
Johnny Flynn Composer
Dan Michaelson Composer

Video

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Andy and Becky are shown round a potential flat.

Featuring: Mackenzie Crook (Andy Stone), Rachael Stirling (Becky), Kevin Bishop (Kelvin).

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