Murder, They Hope. Image shows from L to R: Terry (Johnny Vegas), Gemma (Sian Gibson). Copyright: Shiny Button Productions
Murder, They Hope

Murder, They Hope

  • TV comedy drama
  • Gold
  • 2021
  • 3 episodes (1 series)

Sian Gibson and Johnny Vegas star in more murder mysteries. Also features Sarah Hadland and Shobna Gulati.

  • Due to return for Series 2
  • Episode 3 repeated Saturday at 10pm on Gold
Murder, They Hope. Image shows from L to R: Clive (James Lance), Betty the Beast (Janine Duvitski), Carl (Nitin Ganatra), Terry (Johnny Vegas), Gemma (Sian Gibson), Monica (Sarah Hadland), Jacob (Adrian Scarborough), Vicky (Shobna Gulati). Copyright: Shiny Button Productions

Key details

Comedy Drama
3 (1 series)
Sian Gibson, Johnny Vegas, Sarah Hadland and Shobna Gulati
Jason Cook, Emily Fairweather and Graham Duff
Ed Bye
Mollie Freedman Berthoud, Andy Brereton, Pete Thornton, Carol Rodger, Jason Cook and Helen Burt

After their trip to Middlesbrough turned a little more explosive than they thought, Gemma and Terry finally decide to pack up the smouldering remains of their coach tour business and set out on a new adventure as fully-fledged private detectives. Given all their experience with solving cases (sort of), that mysteriously fall into their laps the duo are confident that it won't be long before they get the chance to put their skills to the test. Sadly, the cases don't come rolling in and the duo find themselves moving in with Gemma's sister Monica and praying business picks up soon.

Sure enough the first case that hops into their laps comes via a local car boot sale, where a mysterious red eyed rabbit figurine causes a bidding war and attracts the attention of the dreaded, but appropriately named, Bunnyman.

Episode 2 sees Gemma and Terry heroically graduate from bunnies to bakers, when they are tasked with getting to the bottom of poisoned pastry scandal as two rival baking families turn up the heat on a long-standing feud.

The final instalment of the trilogy sees the intrepid duo lured back into their old world of coach tours as they help the local police in a county-wide hunt for a bus-based serial killer.

Additional details

Part of

Draper's Tours Mysteries

Camera set-up
Single camera

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 8th May 2021 at 9pm on Gold
Next repeats
  1. Episode 3: Saturday at 10pm on Gold
  2. Episode 3: Sunday at 2:30am on Gold
  3. Episode 3: Saturday 4th June at 2:45am on Gold
Most recent repeats
  • Sunday 22nd May 2022 at 2:45am on Gold - Episode 2
  • Saturday 21st May 2022 at 10:35pm on Gold - Episode 2
  • Sunday 15th May 2022 at 2:35am on Gold - Episode 1

Recording details

  • The Hellfire Caves - Caves location (Link)

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