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

Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC One
  • 2018 - 2022
  • 40 episodes (4 series)

Comedy drama about an oddball pair of private detectives. Stars Mark Benton, Jo Joyner, Patrick Walshe McBride, Amber Aga, Tomos Eames and more.

  • Series 1, Episode 1 repeated Wednesday 3rd July at 9pm on Drama
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 2,861

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Series 1, Episode 3 - This Promised End

Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators. Copyright: BBC
Frank and Lu race against the clock when an undertaker is given only 24 hours to live by two mysterious hitmen.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 28th February 2018
45 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 13th March 2019 2:15pm BBC1
Friday 29th May 2020 8:00pm Drama
Monday 1st November 2021 8:00pm Drama
Wednesday 2nd March 2022 2:15pm BBC1
Wednesday 2nd March 2022 3:00pm BBC1 Scot
Saturday 9th July 2022 8:00pm Drama
Thursday 13th April 2023 8:00pm Drama
Thursday 3rd August 2023 8:00pm Drama

Cast & crew

Mark Benton Frank Hathaway
Jo Joyner Luella Shakespeare
Patrick Walshe McBride Sebastian Brudenell
Amber Aga DI Marlowe
Guest cast
Richard Lumsden Peter Quintus
Vicky Hall Anne Quintus
Chris Brazier Mr R
Jason Nwoga Mr G
Andrew Buckley Melvin Pipkin
Elizabeth Berrington Brenda Quintus
Writing team
Paul Matthew Thompson Story Consultant
Jude Tindall Story Consultant
Lol Fletcher Writer
Production team
Carolina Giammetta Director
Ella Kelly Producer
Will Trotter Executive Producer
Fiona Black Line Producer
Neil Irvine Script Producer
Dan Wardle Editor
Nick Turner Production Designer
Laura McSwan Casting Director
Liz Stoll Casting Director
Claire Collins Costume Designer
Helen Smith Make-up Designer
Debbie Wiseman Composer
Mark Southall Director of Photography
Huey Kerrigan 1st Assistant Director
Ceri Meyrick Development Executive

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