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


  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC Two
  • 2010 - 2012
  • 9 episodes (2 series)

A relationship-driven comedy drama about a pair of police detectives. Stars Toby Stephens, Miranda Raison, Lucy Punch, Roger Griffiths, Ronny Jhutti and more.

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Series 1, Episode 1

Kate and Jack attempt to catch a murderer who is using a supermarket loyalty card scheme and customers' purchase histories to pick out victims. However, while Kate uses the case to see whether her husband is having an affair, Jack decides to use the investigation and database for other purposes - his own love life.

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Broadcast details

Sunday 15th August 2010
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 21st August 2010 9:40pm BBC2
Thursday 19th April 2012 10:30pm BBC HD
Thursday 2nd October 2014 9:00pm London Live
Friday 3rd October 2014 12:00am London Live

Cast & crew

Toby Stephens D.I. Jack Armstrong
Lucy Punch D.I. Kate Bishop
Roger Griffiths Tony
Ronny Jhutti Naz Omar
Rory Kinnear Dan Bishop
Guest cast
Naomi Bentley Lauren Roberts
Nicholas Tizzard Mike Reynolds
Sian Brooke Suzie Miller
Peter Moreton Robert
Peter Bramhill Oliver Young
Katharine Burford Sally Jacobs
Alton Letto David (Estate agent)
Daniella Dessa Ruth (Sally's friend)
Writing team
Howard Overman Writer
Production team
Matt Lipsey Director
Eve Gutierrez Producer
Carolyn Parry Jones Producer
Simon Wilson Executive Producer
Jill Green Executive Producer
Charlie Phillips Editor
Catrin Meredydd Production Designer
Willie Dowling Composer


What does your book say about you?

DIs Jack Armstrong and Kate Bishop search the flat of a murder victim, and Jack shares his generalised opinion of the lifestyle of single women, which shocks Kate.

Featuring: Lucy Punch (D.I. Kate Bishop) & Toby Stephens (D.I. Jack Armstrong).

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