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Jonathan Creek

Jonathan Creek

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC One
  • 1997 - 2016
  • 32 episodes (5 series)

Comedy drama following a creator of magical illusions who finds his expertise suited to solving murders and mysteries. Stars Alan Davies, Caroline Quentin, Stuart Milligan, Julia Sawalha, Adrian Edmondson and more.

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Series 3, Episode 1 - The Curious Tale Of Mr Spearfish

Lenny Spearfish wasn't having a good life until he agrees to sell his soul to the devil - now he's unbelievably rich and seemingly immortal.

Broadcast details

Saturday 27th November 1999
50 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 13th August 2011 7:50pm W
Sunday 14th August 2011 2:50pm W
Saturday 29th October 2011 7:15pm W
Sunday 30th October 2011 3:50pm W
Sunday 29th January 2012 2:50pm W
Sunday 29th January 2012 9:00pm W
Sunday 18th March 2012 9:00pm W
Thursday 24th May 2012 9:00pm W
Wednesday 29th August 2012 9:00pm W
Thursday 30th August 2012 8:00pm W
Friday 1st February 2013 9:00pm W
Friday 6th September 2013 9:00pm Drama
Saturday 7th September 2013 6:00pm Drama
Sunday 23rd March 2014 10:10pm Drama
Monday 24th March 2014 9:00pm Drama
Friday 14th November 2014 9:00pm Drama
Saturday 15th November 2014 8:00pm Drama
Saturday 20th December 2014 7:00pm W
Monday 22nd December 2014 10:00pm Drama
Tuesday 30th June 2015 10:00pm Drama
Wednesday 1st July 2015 8:00pm Drama
Saturday 28th November 2015 10:20pm Drama
Tuesday 23rd February 2016 10:00pm Drama
Friday 20th May 2016 9:00pm Drama
Saturday 21st May 2016 8:00pm Drama
Saturday 17th September 2016 9:00pm W
Thursday 23rd December 2021 8:00pm Drama
Thursday 7th April 2022 8:00pm Drama
Saturday 19th November 2022 12:50pm Drama
Sunday 21st May 2023 7:55pm Drama
Sunday 24th September 2023 10:00pm Drama
Saturday 30th September 2023 1:50pm Drama

Cast & crew

Alan Davies Jonathan Creek
Caroline Quentin Maddy Magellan
Stuart Milligan Adam Klaus
Guest cast
Debbie Arnold Sadie Bechtenstein
Andrew Tiernan Lenny Spearfish
Rachel Power Alice Spearfish
Alan Corser Old Man
Peter Hughes Coroner
Griff Rhys Jones Jeremy Sangster
Maxine Peake Marion Cretiss
Adjoa Andoh Anthea Spacey
Louise Barrett Callgirl
Brett Fancy Troy
Writing team
David Renwick Writer
Production team
Keith Washington Director
Verity Lambert Producer

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