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 2 - Text Bully

Hungry for their first proper detecting case, Fletcher Moon and Red are on the trail of a mobile phone thief at St Jerome's who is bullying other children at school by text.

Further details

Mobile phones are going missing at St Jerome's. Hungry for their first proper case, Moon and Red are on to it. They soon realise that their thief is also sending abusive texts, but not before friends fall out and alliances are destroyed by the text bully. But will Moon and Red be able to find the thief's identity before complete anarchy sets in? Meanwhile Moon's sister Hazel longs for Goth Dogboy to notice her - but he only has eyes for Red's sister Genie. When he offers the perennially skint Genie a ticket for a gig, she vows to somehow get the money - Hazel is on her tail. But will Hazel's quest to attract Dogboy's attention be a lost cause?

Broadcast details

Monday 12th 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
Marion Weaver Mercedes Pink
Rameet Zandhu Zara
Robert Carr Doobie
Jennifer Black Principal Quinn
Guest cast
Emily Binnie Kylie Morgan
Callum Logan Liam
Caroline Marshall Shazney
Mae MacDougall Mrs Meaker
Sam McMurtrie Jason Stanton
Aiden Parsons Tim Trowell
Greig Taylor Dogboy
Writing team
Drew Proffitt Script Editor
Emma Reeves Writer
Production team
Marcus D.F. White Director
Jonathan Phillips Producer
Josephine Ward Executive Producer

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