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 5 - Hunger For Bread

Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators. Image shows from L to R: Mary Kirkpatrick (Wendy Nottingham), Cordelia Shakespeare (Tracy-Ann Oberman), Luella Shakespeare (Jo Joyner), Diana Winter (Samantha Power), 'Slim' Jim Sandford (Ekow Quartey)
Lu infiltrates a local slimming club to discover their secrets, but gets more than she bargained for when she realises her sister is a member.

Broadcast details

Friday 18th 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
Tracy-Ann Oberman Cordelia Shakespeare
Jodie Prenger Val Twigg
Abhin Galeya Kit Willow
Samantha Power Diana Winter
Wendy Nottingham Mary Kirkpatrick
Ekow Quartey 'Slim' Jim Sandford
Writing team
Kirsty Lane Script Editor
Fiona Evans Writer
Production team
Piotr Szkopiak Director
Estelle Daniel Producer
Helen Munson Executive Producer
Hannah Shields Line Producer
Louise Pearson Editor
Martin Boddison Production Designer
Gemma Hancock Casting Director
Rachelle Williams-Parker Casting Director
Claire Collins Costume Designer
Chris Preston Director of Photography
Debbie Wiseman Composer
Rich Morelli Graphics
Kelly Forbes Make-up Designer
Karlvyn Dove 1st Assistant Director

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