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.

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Series 1, Episode 4 - This Rough Magic

Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators. Image shows from L to R: Maggie Pross (Emma Noakes), Lawrence Pross (Daniel Cerqueira). Copyright: BBC
Frank and Lu investigate mysterious goings-on when a woman dies in a magic trick gone gruesomely wrong.

Broadcast details

Thursday 1st March 2018
45 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 14th March 2019 2:15pm BBC1
Friday 5th June 2020 8:00pm Drama
Saturday 6th June 2020 3:00pm Drama
Monday 8th November 2021 8:00pm Drama
Thursday 3rd March 2022 2:15pm BBC1
Saturday 16th July 2022 8:00pm Drama
Thursday 20th April 2023 8:00pm Drama
Thursday 3rd August 2023 9:00pm Drama

Cast & crew

Mark Benton Frank Hathaway
Jo Joyner Luella Shakespeare
Patrick Walshe McBride Sebastian Brudenell
Amber Aga DI Marlowe
Guest cast
Joey Batey Callum Ballimore
Nick Moran Steffan Shiplake
Hannah Hutch Iris Swifton
Emma Noakes Maggie Pross
Daniel Cerqueira Lawrence Pross
Will Thorp Anton Dukes
Ace Bhatti Chester Patterson
Writing team
Kit Lambert 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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