Jonathan Creek. Jonathan Creek (Alan Davies). Copyright: BBC.

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 2 - Black Canary

The famous female illusionist, Marella Carney - The Black Canary - is found dead at her rambling mansion. For Jonathan, an encounter with both an old flame and the swashbuckling Detective Inspector Gideon Pryke adds even more spice to an already baffling enigma.

Broadcast details

Thursday 24th December 1998
90 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Alan Davies Jonathan Creek
    Caroline Quentin Maddy Magellan
    Stuart Milligan Adam Klaus
    Guest cast
    Hannah Gordon Marella Carney/Beryl Carney
    Suzanna Hamilton Hannah
    Francis Matthews Jerry Bellinitus
    Murray Melvin Lionel Prekopp
    Kate Isitt Charlotte
    Vincent Wong Pan Due Lao
    Simone Huber Elsa
    Tomas Lukes Vagrant
    Simon Roberts Paramedic
    Rik Mayall D.I. Gideon Pryke
    Dave Haskell Sergeant Richie
    John Hales Burger Man
    Corrinne Laidlaw Young Charlotte
    Sanjeev Bhaskar Doctor
    Nikki Jhutti Nurse
    Writing team
    David Renwick Writer
    Production team
    Sandy Johnson Director
    Verity Lambert Producer

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