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 3, Episode 2 - See Thyself, Devil!

Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators. Image shows from L to R: Luella Shakespeare (Jo Joyner), Sebastian Brudenell (Patrick Walshe McBride), Frank Hathaway (Mark Benton)
Frank and Lu take on the case of a washed-up rock star who believes that the Devil is trying to kill him, and set out to unmask the real culprit.

Further details

When rock god turned cider farmer Tony King is nearly killed by a runaway tractor, he hires Lu and a star struck Frank to save him from the Devil himself.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 4th February 2020
45 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 2:15pm BBC1
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 3:00pm BBC1 Scot
Saturday 29th January 2022 8:00pm Drama
Tuesday 29th March 2022 2:15pm BBC1
Saturday 19th November 2022 8:00pm Drama
Thursday 22nd June 2023 8:00pm Drama
Thursday 5th October 2023 9:00pm Drama

Cast & crew

Mark Benton Frank Hathaway
Jo Joyner Luella Shakespeare
Patrick Walshe McBride Sebastian Brudenell
Tomos Eames DS Keeler
Roberta Taylor Gloria Fonteyn
Yasmin Kaur Barn PC Viola Deacon
Guest cast
David Schofield Tony King
Ned Derrington Cliff Curan
Kristin Atherton Grace Regan
Ginny Holder Michelle Oswald
Sean Connolly Earl Albany
Writing team
Lyn Washbrook Script Editor
Ed Sellek Writer
Production team
John Greening Director
Caroline Slater Producer
Ceri Meyrick Executive Producer
Helen Munson Executive Producer
Aden Turner Line Producer
Tristan Leon Editor
Helen Watson Production Designer
John Cannon Casting Director
Claire Collins Costume Designer
Kirstin Innes Make-up Designer
Debbie Wiseman Composer
Al Beech Director of Photography
Sarah Lucas 1st Assistant Director


Shakespeare & Hathaway review

Turning the drama all the way up to 11, the Spinal Tap sleuths.

Christopher Stevens, Daily Mail, 5th February 2020

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