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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.

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 6 - The Three Gamblers

It's Jonathan's birthday and he's been given a book on using playing cards as weapons, a set of Adam Klaus bathroom products, and a dangerous case involving a murdered corpse that has come back to life for revenge.

Broadcast details

Sunday 2nd January 2000
50 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 19th March 2011 9:00pm W
Thursday 24th March 2011 9:00pm W
Saturday 20th August 2011 8:55pm W
Sunday 21st August 2011 3:55pm W
Saturday 12th November 2011 8:25pm W
Sunday 13th November 2011 5:00pm W
Sunday 12th February 2012 3:40pm W
Sunday 12th February 2012 10:00pm W
Thursday 28th June 2012 9:00pm W
Friday 29th June 2012 2:00pm W
Saturday 8th December 2012 8:00pm W
Sunday 9th December 2012 2:00pm W
Saturday 22nd March 2014 11:00am W
Sunday 11th May 2014 10:00pm Drama
Monday 12th May 2014 9:00pm Drama
Sunday 15th June 2014 8:00pm Drama
Tuesday 25th November 2014 8:00pm W
Wednesday 26th November 2014 12:00am W
Friday 19th December 2014 9:00pm Drama
Saturday 20th December 2014 8:00pm Drama
Tuesday 23rd December 2014 5:55pm W
Tuesday 30th December 2014 9:00pm Drama
Tuesday 1st March 2016 10:00pm Drama
Friday 24th June 2016 9:00pm Drama
Saturday 25th June 2016 7:00pm Drama
Saturday 15th October 2016 9:00pm W
Friday 11th November 2016 9:00pm Drama
Saturday 12th November 2016 7:00pm Drama
Tuesday 4th July 2017 10:00pm Drama
Sunday 26th December 2021 9:05pm Drama
Thursday 12th May 2022 8:00pm Drama
Saturday 26th November 2022 2:55pm Drama
Sunday 4th June 2023 8:50pm Drama
Sunday 8th October 2023 11:05pm Drama
Saturday 14th October 2023 7:25am Drama
Saturday 14th October 2023 2:55pm Drama

Cast & crew

Alan Davies Jonathan Creek
Caroline Quentin Maddy Magellan
Stuart Milligan Adam Klaus
Guest cast
Harry Peacock Floyd Goodman
Cliff Barry (as Clifford Barry) Joe Wheeler
Nina Sosanya Karen Blaine
John Bennett Frank Geiger
Hattie Hayridge Lizzie Gillespie
Cavan Clerkin Sidney Australia
John Bird Detective Inspector Nathan Gallo
Deni Francis Researcher
Lee Ingleby Derek Spratley
Stuart Muirs Drunken Man
Jonathan Ross Self
Writing team
David Renwick Writer
Production team
Richard Holthouse Director
Verity Lambert Producer

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