The Detectives. Image shows from L to R: Dave Briggs (Robert Powell), Bob Louis (Jasper Carrott). Copyright: Celador Productions
The Detectives

The Detectives

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1993 - 1997
  • 31 episodes (5 series)

Sitcom starring Robert Powell and Jasper Carrott as Dave Briggs and Bob Louis, the Met's most incompetent detectives. Stars Jasper Carrott, Robert Powell and George Sewell.

Key cast & crew credits

Jasper Carrott Bob Louis
Robert Powell Dave Briggs
George Sewell Superintendent Cottam
Writing team
Steve Knight Writer
Mike Whitehill Writer
Production team
Ed Bye Director (Series 1-3)
Graeme Harper Director (Series 4-5)
Jake Wright 1st Assistant Director (Series 5)
Ed Bye Producer (Series 1-3)
Nic Phillips Producer (Series 5)
Nic Phillips Executive Producer (Series 1-4)
Paul Smith Executive Producer (Series 1)
Graham Hutchings Editor (Series 1-3)
Mark Sangster Editor (Series 4-5)
Andy Hamilton Production Designer
Susie Parriss (as Sue Parriss) Casting Director (Series 5)
Paddy Stern Casting Director (Series 5)
Rebecca Allen Costume Designer (Series 5)
Peter Morgan Director of Photography (Series 5)
Susan Ayling Make-up Designer (Series 5)
Keith Strachan Composer
Matthew Strachan Composer

Share this page