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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.


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Series 4, Episode 1 - If It Be Man's Work

Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators. Image shows from L to R: Luella Shakespeare (Jo Joyner), Frank Hathaway (Mark Benton), Spider (Darren Evans)
Frank and Lu are drawn into Stratford's Silicon Valley when Spider calls upon their help to expose a mole within tech company Forosa.

Broadcast details

Monday 14th February 2022
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Mark Benton Frank Hathaway
Jo Joyner Luella Shakespeare
Patrick Walshe McBride Sebastian Brudenell
Tomos Eames DS Keeler
Guest cast
Darren Evans Spider
Jonno Davies Bertie Tark
Naomi Yang Helena Mau
Deepica Stephen Ana Dupont
Charles Dale Jacob Tark
Arthur Hughes Dean Parolles
Writing team
Kirsty Lane Script Editor
Vincent Lund Writer
Matthew Cooke (as Matt Cooke) Writer
Production team
Paul Gibson Director
Estelle Daniel Producer
Ceri Meyrick Executive Producer
Helen Munson Executive Producer
Hannah Shields Line Producer
Simon Prentice Editor
Martin Boddison Production Designer
Laura McSwan Casting Director
Stephen Moore Casting Director
Helen Smith Make-up Designer
Debbie Wiseman Composer
Rich Morelli Graphics
Marc Ridley Costume Designer
Jaz Castleton Director of Photography
Jez Marshall 1st Assistant Director

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