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 4, Episode 5 - The Wembley Stadium Mystery

Saddled with babysitting a new DC, Boyle, Briggs and Louis head out to Wembley to check security for a match being held over the weekend. Whilst there they hear tale of some bent coppers, and the enthusiastic new recruit gets ideas... unfortunately, Boyle happens to be the commissioner's son.

Broadcast details

Thursday 14th March 1996
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Jasper Carrott Bob Louis
Robert Powell Dave Briggs
George Sewell Superintendent Cottam
Guest cast
Frank Windsor Chief Superintendent
Adam Godley D.C. Dominic Boyle
Tony Mathews Commander Boyle
Jonty Stephens D.C. Randall
Simon Slater D.C. Quirke
John Bardon Billy
Richard Karlsson Policeman at Court
Allison Dean W.P.C.
Chris Armstrong Security Guard
Writing team
Steve Knight Writer
Mike Whitehill Writer
Production team
Steve Knight Director
Nic Phillips Executive Producer
Mark Sangster Editor
Andy Hamilton Production Designer
Keith Strachan Composer
Matthew Strachan Composer

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