Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators. Image shows from L to R: Frank Hathaway (Mark Benton), Luella Shakespeare (Jo Joyner). Copyright: BBC.

Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators

BBC One comedy drama about two detectives. 30 episodes (3 series), 2018 - 2020. Stars Mark Benton, Jo Joyner, Patrick Walshe McBride, Amber Aga and others.

Another series is in development.

Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators. Image shows from L to R: Sebastian Brudenell (Patrick Walshe McBride), Unknown, Johnny Falstaff (Timothy West). Copyright: BBC.

Series 1, Episode 2 - The Chimes At Midnight

When a stressed care home owner falls to her death, Frank and Lu encounter hapless care assistants and surprisingly spirited geriatrics.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 27th February 2018
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Mark Benton Frank Hathaway
Jo Joyner Luella Shakespeare
Patrick Walshe McBride Sebastian Brudenell
Amber Aga DI Marlowe
Guest cast
Vicki Pepperdine Penelope Pincott
Ian Hughes Owain Pincott
Sarah Ridgeway Soozie Honeywell
Sheila Steafel Dora Bentley
Timothy West Johnny Falstaff
Gray O'Brien Ian McClurgy
Writing team
Paul Matthew Thompson Story Consultant
Jude Tindall Story Consultant
David Semple Writer
Production team
Ian Barber Director
Ella Kelly Producer
Will Trotter Executive Producer

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