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Jonathan Creek

BBC One comedy drama mystery series. 32 episodes (5 series), 1997 - 2016. Stars Alan Davies, Caroline Quentin, Stuart Milligan, Julia Sawalha and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Wrestler's Tomb

A celebrated artist has been killed, with a beautiful model bound and gagged by his side. The police are baffled - so it is just as well that Jonathan Creek accidentally spears Maddy's hand with a cocktail stick...


This episode was produced as a pilot.

Broadcast details

Saturday 10th May 1997
90 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Alan Davies Jonathan Creek
    Caroline Quentin Maddy Magellan
    Guest cast
    Colin Baker Hedley Shale
    Paul Allen Radio Interviewer
    Saskia Mulder Francesca Boutron
    Sheila Gish Serena Shale
    Rebecca Charles Joy
    Jane Hazlegrove Katrina Toplis
    Alan Thompson Mr. Winstanley
    Lloyd McGuire D.S. Owen Davey
    Christine Ellerbeck Supermarket Cashier
    Clare McCarron Woman in Supermarket
    John Marquez Supermarket Manager
    Anthony Head Adam Klaus
    Scott Chisholm Rhino
    Rae Baker Yasmin
    Doug Fisher Stephen Grismal
    Alistair McGowan Trevor
    Geoffrey McGivern Barry Opper
    Shaun Chawdhary News Reporter
    Tim Chipping Martin
    Hugh Parker Waiter
    Writing team
    David Renwick Writer
    Production team
    Marcus Mortimer Director
    Susan Belbin Producer

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