Half Moon Investigations. Image shows from L to R: Red Sharkey (Sebastian Charles), Fletcher 'Half' Moon (Rory Elrick). Copyright: BBC.

Half Moon Investigations

BBC One comedy drama. 13 episodes (1 series) in 2009. Stars Rory Elrick, Sebastian Charles, Olivia Grant, Nicola Duffell, Robyn Milne, Kathleen Kidd, Marcus Nash and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Red Moon Rising

School boy detective, Fletcher 'Half' Moon, is keen to crack his first case, and an unlikely new detective duo is born.

Further details

Newly qualified from Bob Bernstein's online school of detecting, Moon is eager for his first case. When the winner of the art club competition has one of his paintings stolen, it transpires that this is not the only recent theft at the St Jerome's school and the new headmistress, Principal Quinn is already on the case. According to school reporter, Mia, the prime suspect is Red Sharkey, whose family members are no strangers to being top of a suspect list. But when Moon realises that he is following the wrong trail, an unlikely alliance is forged and a new detective duo is born.

Broadcast details

Monday 5th January 2009
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rory Elrick Fletcher 'Half' Moon
Sebastian Charles Red Sharkey
Olivia Grant Mia Stone
Nicola Duffell April Devereaux
Robyn Milne Hazel Moon
Kathleen Kidd Genie Sharkey
Marcus Nash Herod Sharkey
Marion Weaver Mercedes Pink
Rameet Zandhu Zara
Robert Carr Doobie
Jennifer Black Principal Quinn
Hilary Maclean Mrs Moon
Russell Anderson Papa Sharkey
Guest cast
Gary MacKay Mr Moon
David Goodall Mr Fitz
Michael Martin Dean
Laura Sutherland Carla
Joe Tremain Dominic
Writing team
Joe Williams Writer
Drew Proffitt Script Editor
Hilary Frankland Script Editor
Production team
Marcus D.F. White Director
Jonathan Phillips Producer
Josephine Ward Executive Producer

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