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.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3 - Teed Off

Louis and Briggs are sent undercover on a golf course, in order to spy on the suspected gun-running deals of a previously legitimate arms dealer. Unfortunately neither of the pair know the first thing about the game.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 10th February 1993
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Jasper Carrott Bob Louis
Robert Powell Dave Briggs
George Sewell Superintendent Cottam
Guest cast
Jimmy Tarbuck Johnny McKenna
Michael Godley Club Steward
Don Gallagher Sergeant Williams
Nosher Powell McKenna Employee 1
Marcus Eyre McKenna Employee 2
Tony Jacklin (as Tony Jacklin C.B.E.) Self
Writing team
Steve Knight Writer
Mike Whitehill Writer
Production team
Ed Bye Director
Ed Bye Producer
Nic Phillips Executive Producer
Paul Smith Executive Producer
Graham Hutchings Editor
Andy Hamilton Production Designer
Keith Strachan Composer
Matthew Strachan Composer

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