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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.


Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 8 - The Chameleon's Dish

Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators. Image shows from L to R: Rex Olson (Paul Thornley), Frank Hathaway (Mark Benton), Sandra Kingly (Chizzy Akudolu). Copyright: BBC
Frank and Lu struggle to protect a troubled teen who suffers from nightmarish premonitions of murder.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 7th March 2018
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Mark Benton Frank Hathaway
Jo Joyner Luella Shakespeare
Patrick Walshe McBride Sebastian Brudenell
Amber Aga DI Marlowe
Guest cast
Chance Perdomo Hamish Kingly
Chizzy Akudolu Sandra Kingly
Paul Thornley Rex Olson
Jo-Anne Knowles Polly Rattle
Fern Deacon Lily Rattle
Malcom Atobrah Uzoma Oladapo
Henry Johnson Young Hamish
Writing team
Nicola Wilson Writer
Production team
Richard Signy Director
Ella Kelly Producer
Will Trotter Executive Producer
Fiona Black Line Producer
Neil Irvine Script Producer
James Hey Editor
Nick Turner Production Designer
John Cannon Casting Director
Claire Collins Costume Designer
Helen Smith Make-up Designer
Debbie Wiseman Composer
Rowland Beckley Casting Director
Al Beech Director of Photography
Bella Merritt 1st Assistant Director
Ceri Meyrick Development Executive

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