Vexed. Image shows from L to R: D.I. Jack Armstrong (Toby Stephens), D.I. Georgina Dixon (Miranda Raison). Copyright: Greenlit Rights.


BBC Two comedy drama about police detectives. 9 episodes (2 series), 2010 - 2012. Stars Toby Stephens, Miranda Raison, Lucy Punch, Roger Griffiths and others.

Vexed. Image shows from L to R: D.I. Jack Armstrong (Toby Stephens), D.I. Kate Bishop (Lucy Punch). Copyright: Greenlit Rights.


A relationship-driven comedy drama about a pair of police detectives

Comedy Drama
2010 - 2012
9   (2 series)
Howard Overman
Toby Stephens, Miranda Raison, Lucy Punch, Roger Griffiths, Ronny Jhutti, Nick Dunning and Rory Kinnear
Howard Overman, Chris Bucknall, James Wood, Steve Coombes, Harry Williams and Jack Williams
Matt Lipsey, Ian FitzGibbon and Kieron J. Walsh
Eve Gutierrez, Carolyn Parry Jones, Lesley McKimm and Jackie Larkin

Vexed follows D.I. Jack Armstrong and his partners - Kate Bishop and later, Georgina Dixon - police detective duos with real chemistry. Bright, sexy and funny, their personal lives are as complicated as the crimes they investigate.

They may be cops but Jack and his colleagues suffer the same frustrations, preoccupations and insecurities as the rest of us. Always on the move or in their unofficial office, the local cafe opposite the police station where the coffee and gossip are better, their cases say something about modern life in an entertaining way.

Armstrong is charming, disorganised and prone to laziness so sparks fly when he begins working with the ambitious and highly efficient Dixon. Jack's best friend, café-owner and ex-cop Tony and colleague Naz complete the crime solving team.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 15th August 2010 on BBC Two at 9pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 5th September 2012 on BBC Two at 9pm
Length of episodes
1 hour
Last repeat
Friday 21st November 2014 at 12:30am on London Live

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