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.

Press Clippings

The 30 best TV shows of the decade

Fleabag is the highest comedy in fourth place, in a list which also includes Black Mirror (7th), The Trip (16th), Detectorists (21st), Catastrophe (24th) and Mum (29th).

Ed Cumming and Fiona Sturges, The Independent, 2nd December 2019

The 100 best TV shows of the 21st century

The Thick Of It is the highest rated British comedy in fourth place. Also listed: The Office (6), Fleabag (8), Peep Show (9), Nighty Night (16), Black Mirror (23), Spaced (29), Catastrophe (34), Brass Eye (37), Detectorists (38), Nathan Barley (47), Black Books (53), Inside No. 9 (66), Shameless (70), The Inbetweeners (74), Gavin and Stacey (81), Fresh Meat (86), Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (92), The Trip (95) and The Mighty Boosh (98).

The Guardian, 16th September 2019

Count Arthur Strong, Detectorists, Phoenix Nights most missed

The Radio Times poll asked viewers to name their most missed programme from this century.

The Telegraph, 30th July 2019

Fawlty Towers tops Radio Times greatest British sitcom list

Fawlty Towers has come out top of a list of the greatest British sitcoms, as compiled by Radio Times magazine.

British Comedy Guide, 9th April 2019

Comedies up for RTS Awards 2019

The nominees for the RTS Awards 2019 include Famalam, Detectorists and Derry Girls. Lesley Manville, Sian Gibson, Daisy May Cooper, Samson Kayo and the stars of Inside No. 9 and The Young Offenders are nominated for acting prizes.

British Comedy Guide, 5th March 2019

Mackenzie Crook and Sarah Kendall win Writers' Guild Awards

Detectorists creator Mackenzie Crook and Radio 4 star Sarah Kendall are amongst the winners at the Writers' Guild Of Great Britain Awards 2019.

British Comedy Guide, 14th January 2019

Writers' Guild Awards 2019 shortlist

The writers of Derry Girls, Inside No. 9 and Detectorists are amongst the nominees for The Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards 2019.

British Comedy Guide, 4th December 2018

Broadcast Awards 2019 nominations

Derry Girls, Detectorists, Mum, Stath Lets Flats, This Country and The Windsors are amongst the nominees for the Broadcast Awards 2019.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd November 2018

Detectorists wins international Rose d'Or Award

BBC comedy Detectorists has won the international Rose d'Or Award 2018 for Sitcom.

British Comedy Guide, 13th September 2018

Britcoms sold around the world

International deals for Peep Show, Detectorists, Plebs and more.

Chortle, 6th September 2018