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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
28 February 1999 (Denmark) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Hetty wakes on her 60th birthday and decides to become a private investigator. With assistance from a teenager called Geoffrey and her husband Robert, combined with her own common sense, Hetty is confident she can solve any case. Full summary »
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(4 articles)
Music in Film: top 12 movie soundtracks of 2012
 (From Den of Geek. 2 January 2013, 5:21 AM, PST)

Frederick Treves obituary
 (From The Guardian - TV News. 3 February 2012, 11:15 AM, PST)

Patricia Routledge: 'There's a fashion to speak badly'
 (From The Guardian - TV News. 1 November 2011, 5:05 PM, PDT)

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Absolutely the best I've seen! See more (10 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 17)

Patricia Routledge ... Hetty Wainthropp (27 episodes, 1996-1998)

Dominic Monaghan ... Geoffrey Shawcross / ... (27 episodes, 1996-1998)

Derek Benfield ... Robert Wainthropp (23 episodes, 1996-1998)
John Graham-Davies ... D.C.I. Adams (17 episodes, 1996-1998)
Suzanne Maddock ... Janet Frazer (12 episodes, 1997-1998)
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Series Directed by
Robert Tronson (7 episodes, 1996-1998)
David Giles (7 episodes, 1997-1998)
John Glenister (5 episodes, 1996-1998)
Roger Bamford (2 episodes, 1996)
Don Leaver (2 episodes, 1997)
Jim Goddard (2 episodes, 1998)
Mike Vardy (2 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Writing credits
John Bowen (27 episodes, 1996-1998)
David Cook (27 episodes, 1996-1998)
Philip Martin (5 episodes, 1997-1998)
Jeremy Paul (5 episodes, 1997-1998)
Brian Finch (3 episodes, 1997-1998)
Peter Gibbs (3 episodes, 1998)

Series Produced by
Laura Mackie .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1997-1998)
Carol Parks .... producer (4 episodes, 1996-1998)
Jo Wright .... executive producer (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Mike Hudson .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1996)
Michael Wearing .... executive producer (2 episodes, 1996)
Ian Hopkins .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1997-1998)

Rebecca Eaton .... executive producer: WGBH (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Nigel Hess (4 episodes, 1996-1998)
 
Series Cinematography by
John McGlashan (2 episodes, 1996)
Ian Punter (2 episodes, 1997-1998)
 
Series Film Editing by
Malcolm Banthorpe (7 episodes, 1996-1998)
Mike Houghton (7 episodes, 1997-1998)
Phil Southby (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Philip Kloss (2 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Casting by
Sarah Bird (4 episodes, 1996-1998)
 
Series Production Design by
Jim Holloway (12 episodes, 1997-1998)
Malcolm Thornton (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Art Direction by
Beckie Harvey (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Jim Holloway (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Costume Design by
Laura Ergis (3 episodes, 1996-1998)
 
Series Makeup Department
Christina Webster .... makeup designer (11 episodes, 1996-1998)
Lesley Noble .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1996-1998)
Alison Munn .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1997-1998)
 
Series Production Management
Ian Campbell .... post-production supervisor (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Deborah Bowser .... production manager (2 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nick Jones .... first assistant director (7 episodes, 1998)
Colin Wratten .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 1997-1998)
David Harvey .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 1998)
Anne-Marie Crawford .... second assistant director (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
Dez McCarthy .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
Lee Trevor .... third assistant director (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
Mark Bond .... second assistant director (3 episodes, 1997-1998)
Nick Troth .... second assistant director (3 episodes, 1998)
Kas Braganza .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 1996)
Mary Barltrop .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 1997)
Alan Charlesworth .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1997)
Alison Steele .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1997)
James Blackwell .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 1998)
Sandra Wilson .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Art Department
Roger Litherland .... carpenter (27 episodes, 1996-1998)
Lena Kelsall .... property buyer / properties buyer (10 episodes, 1996-1998)
Andrew Smee .... graphic designer (5 episodes, 1996-1997)
Paul Boyle .... property buyer / assistant property buyer (5 episodes, 1997-1998)
Trevor Daniels .... property master (4 episodes, 1996-1998)
Noel Deegan .... stand-by props (3 episodes, 1996-1998)
Les White .... chippie/painter (3 episodes, 1996-1998)
Alex Evans .... design assistant / assistant art director (3 episodes, 1997-1998)
Simon King .... stand-by props (2 episodes, 1996-1998)
 
Series Sound Department
Stuart Moser .... sound recordist (12 episodes, 1996-1998)
Chris Burdon .... dubbing mixer (7 episodes, 1997-1998)
Mik Gough .... sound assistant (6 episodes, 1998)
Chris Graver .... dubbing mixer (5 episodes, 1996-1998)
Craig Irving .... dubbing mixer (5 episodes, 1996-1997)
Julian Dodwell .... dubbing editor (3 episodes, 1997-1998)
Kenny Clark .... dubbing editor (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
Reg Mills .... sound recordist (2 episodes, 1997)

John Casali .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Keith Edwards .... special effects technician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Graham Brown .... visual effects designer (4 episodes, 1996-1998)

Colin Gorry .... visual effects (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Denise Ryan .... stunt arranger (3 episodes, 1997-1998)
Ray De-Haan .... stunts (3 episodes, 1997)
Neil Finnighan .... stunts (2 episodes, 1997-1998)
Jeff Hewitt-Davis .... stunts (2 episodes, 1997-1998)

Riky Ash .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Gareth Milne .... stunt arranger (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Hanning .... focus puller / clapper loader (15 episodes, 1997-1998)
Brian Jones .... gaffer (10 episodes, 1997-1998)
Ronan Murphy .... grip (6 episodes, 1997-1998)
Keith Mead .... grip (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
Steve Weightman .... grip (3 episodes, 1998)
Steve Cook .... electrician / gaffer (2 episodes, 1997)

David Bell .... focus puller (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Richard Cooke .... assistant costume designer (4 episodes, 1996-1998)
Dorrie Donald .... wardrobe mistress (2 episodes, 1997-1998)
Margaret Kings .... wardrobe mistress (2 episodes, 1997-1998)
 
Series Editorial Department
Mike Houghton .... on-line editor (6 episodes, 1998)
Neil Hopkinson .... telecine operator (3 episodes, 1997-1998)
 
Series Music Department
Phil McCann .... musician: cornet (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Tony Philpot .... music recordist (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Nigel Hess .... conductor (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
 
Series Other crew
Hilary Binner .... continuity (11 episodes, 1996-1998)
Janet Radenkovic .... production coordinator (11 episodes, 1996-1998)
Judy Meewezen .... script editor (10 episodes, 1997-1998)
Mark Galbraith .... production executive (8 episodes, 1997-1998)
Anne-Marie Crawford .... location manager (7 episodes, 1997-1998)
Kevin McSweeney .... assistant production accountant (7 episodes, 1998)
Nina Mills .... production secretary (7 episodes, 1998)
Clive Arnold .... location manager (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
David Crane .... script editor (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Lynn Grant .... location manager (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Mary Barltrop .... location manager (3 episodes, 1998)
Rhonda Smith .... production accountant (3 episodes, 1998)
Domini Winter .... choreographer (2 episodes, 1996)
Cahal Bannon .... assistant production accountant (2 episodes, 1997)
Joseph Rhodes .... location manager (2 episodes, 1997)
Nezar Ahmed .... location manager (2 episodes, 1998)

Simon Bird .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Win Mensah-Larbie .... location manager (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
50 min (26 episodes) | 75 min (1 episode)
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Australia:PG (some episodes) | Australia:M (some episodes) | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | UK:12 | USA:TV-PG (later seasons) | USA:TV-G (season 1)

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Movie Connections:
Spoofed in Wetty Hainthropp Investigates (1999) (TV)See more »

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12 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Absolutely the best I've seen!, 31 August 2004
Author: Kenneth Clarke (kclarke5) from Overland Park, KS

I first saw this program when it appeared on the PBS "Mystery" series. I keep asking for more. Patricia Routledge surely shows that she's quite adept at performing in a mystery program as well as in comedies. I wonder if she (Hetty Wainthropp) ever investigated a

murder in any of these programs. I'm sure she'd do quite well. I know Patricia Routledge did an audio recording of some of these programs, but don't know where I can purchase them in the USA. If anyone can tell me, please contact kclarke5@juno.com. Let's hope PBS gets on the stick and rebroadcasts some of these programs, especially in Kansas City Public Television!

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