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 2

Jack and Kate investigate the attempted murder of a high-flying banker who was almost blown up.

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Further details

Jack and Kate investigate the attempted murder of a high-flying banker who was almost blown up by a bomb under his car.

However, as they launch their unusual investigation in a private clinic, Jack is preoccupied with Kate's relationship and she tries to conceal her marriage-counselling sessions.

Broadcast details

Sunday 22nd August 2010
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 28th August 2010 9:45pm BBC2
Thursday 26th April 2012 10:30pm BBC HD
Thursday 9th October 2014 9:00pm London Live
Friday 10th 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
Richard Cant Billy
Amanda Douge Charlotte
Robin Pearce Murray
Kevin Doyle Andrew Bridgely
Dan Tetsell Graham (Marriage counsellor)
Ashley Artus Tim
Hannah Stokely Lisa
Jonathan Slinger Kevin
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


Are you pregnant?

Jack questions Kate about why she is going to the doctors and jumps to the conclusion she is pregnant.

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

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