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

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 7 - The Fairest Show Means Most Deceit

Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators. Image shows from L to R: Leon Tarsich (Karl Davies), Sebastian Brudenell (Patrick Walshe McBride). Copyright: BBC
A workplace compensation claim is not as straightforward as it first seems, and Frank is sceptical when a long-lost relative tracks him down.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 6th March 2018
45 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 19th March 2019 2:15pm BBC1
Friday 26th June 2020 8:00pm Drama
Saturday 27th June 2020 1:00pm Drama
Monday 22nd November 2021 9:00pm Drama
Tuesday 8th March 2022 2:15pm BBC1
Saturday 6th August 2022 8:00pm Drama
Thursday 27th April 2023 9:00pm Drama
Thursday 17th August 2023 8:00pm Drama

Cast & crew

Mark Benton Frank Hathaway
Jo Joyner Luella Shakespeare
Patrick Walshe McBride Sebastian Brudenell
Amber Aga DI Marlowe
Roberta Taylor Gloria Fonteyn
Guest cast
Mac McDonald Martin Mariner
Diana Bermudez Diana Tarsich
Karl Davies Leon Tarsich
Jade Matthew Lola Gower
Todd Von Joel Phil Layman
Eileen Page Theresa Whetton
Writing team
Dan Muirden Writer
Production team
Piotr Szkopiak Director
Ella Kelly Producer
Will Trotter Executive Producer
Fiona Black Line Producer
Neil Irvine Script Producer
Stephen Killick Editor
Nick Turner Production Designer
Julia Crampsie Casting Director
Liz Stoll Casting Director
Claire Collins Costume Designer
Chris Preston Director of Photography
Helen Smith Make-up Designer
Debbie Wiseman Composer
William Hartley 1st Assistant Director
Ceri Meyrick Development Executive

Share this page