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

Murder, They Hope

Gold comedy drama murder mysteries. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2021. Stars Sian Gibson, Johnny Vegas, Sarah Hadland and Shobna Gulati.

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

Series 1, Episode 2 - Evil Under The Bun

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

Further details

Gemma's sister, Monica is starring in an am-dram production of Romeo & Juliet sponsored by the town's local bakers. Unfortunately, somebody is poisoning the baker's products and lives are now at risk. In a race against time, it's one of the most Shakespearean investigations Gemma and Terry have become entangled in.

Broadcast details

Saturday 15th May 2021
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sian Gibson Gemma
Johnny Vegas Terry
Sarah Hadland Monica
Shobna Gulati Vicky
Guest cast
Jason Barnett Cappy
David Broughton-Davies Bernard
Steve Edge Simon
Ethan Lawrence Ray
Olivia Nakintu Julie
Paul Whitehouse Monty
Layton Williams Sam
Writing team
Jason Cook Writer
Emily Fairweather Writer (Additional Material)
Graham Duff Script Editor
Production team
Adam Jenkins Director
Mollie Freedman Berthoud Producer
Andy Brereton Executive Producer
Pete Thornton Executive Producer

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