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  • Fisticuffs

    Patricia Routledge stars along with Lord of the Rings actor Dominic Monaghan in the quirky crime series. Hetty seeks compensation for a victim of road rage.

  • Childsplay

    Dominic Monaghan of 'Lost' fame stars with Patricia Routledge. The Wainthropps' nephew has been excluded from school, but has he been wrongly accused of misbehaving?

  • Pursuit by Proxy

    Patricia Routledge is Hetty who represents a neighbour at a creditors' meeting, and the Wainthropp Detective Agency is asked to find a missing company director.

  • A Minor Operation

    Patricia Routledge in another enthralling episode of the quirky crime drama. Hetty is in hospital - an unlikely place to find her most urgent case yet.

  • Helping Hansi

    60-year-old sleuthing with Patricia Routledge. Hetty comes to the aid of a German resident of a retirement home who feels he is being victimised by his peers.

  • How Time Flies

    An absent-minded clock repairer comes to Hetty with a valuable old timepiece which he believes his shady clients have stolen. Patricia Routledge is our lady sleuth.

Episode guide

Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

Series 1

Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

  • The Bearded Lady

    The very first episode of the mystery drama with Patricia Routledge. On her 60th birthday, Hetty Wainthropp decides to change her life and becomes a detective.

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  • Eye Witness

    Patricia 'Hyacinth Bucket' Routledge stars in the peculiar mystery series. Wainthropp Detective Agency is up and running, and Hetty must find a missing bird-watcher.

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  • Fingers

    Patricia Routledge leaves Hyacinth Bucket behind in the compelling mystery series. Hetty takes on a new case while on holiday with Robert. But who is she working for?

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  • Widdershins

    Engrossing mystery with Patricia Routledge as the lady sleuth, helped by Lost's Dominic Monaghan. Hetty is drawn to a country village by the death of Robert's uncle.

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  • A High Profile

    Look out for Dominic Monaghan, 'Merry' in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, here in an early role in the gentle crime drama. Hetty takes on a case for a worried mother.

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  • Safe as Houses

    Lord of the Rings star Dominic Monaghan guests in the quirky mystery series. An old friend gives Hetty her most baffling case yet; to help a woman keep her baby.

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Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

Series 2

Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

  • Poison Pen

    Patricia Routledge takes a break from playing Hyacinth Bucket in the mystery series. While Hetty helps a village, can Robert and Geoffrey solve their own case?

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  • Lost Chords

    Patricia Routledge moves on from Mrs Bucket to play the 60-year-old detective. Finalists in the Blainthorp Music Festival mysteriously start losing their voices.

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  • Runaways

    Dominic Monaghan, 'Merry' in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, started off in this mystery series. The mayor of Titterslow wants Hetty to find his daughter.

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  • The Astral Plane

    Patricia Routledge, otherwise known as Hyacinth Bucket, stars in the detective drama series. DCI Adams asks Hetty to investigate a dodgy spiritualist.

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  • A Rose by Any Other Name

    Dominic 'Lord of the Rings' Monaghan stars in the mystery series. Gillian Snape's family think that Lester Rose wants to marry her only for her money.

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  • Woman of the Year

    Patricia Routledge steps out of Hyacinth Bucket's shoes and into those of a detective. When a woman's refuge is under threat, Hetty poses as a battered wife.

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Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

Series 1

Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

  • The Bearded Lady

    The very first episode of the mystery drama with Patricia Routledge. On her 60th birthday, Hetty Wainthropp decides to change her life, and becomes a detective.

    Not scheduled
    Not scheduled
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

Series 3

Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

  • All Stitched Up

    Quirky crime solving with the lady sleuth played by Patricia Routledge. Hetty joins a quilt-making circle in order to find out who is terrorising a housing estate.

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  • Daughter of the Regiment

    The quirky crime series about a 60-year-old private detective. The mother of a beautiful bride-to-be asks for Hetty's help with a stalker.

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  • Serving the Community

    Patricia Routledge stars as the 60-year-old sleuth. Hetty faces danger when she agrees to track down a gang who have been attacking restaurant owners.

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  • Fisticuffs

    Patricia Routledge stars along with Lord of the Rings actor Dominic Monaghan in the quirky crime series. Hetty seeks compensation for a victim of road rage.

  • Childsplay

    Dominic Monaghan of 'Lost' fame stars with Patricia Routledge. The Wainthropps' nephew has been excluded from school, but has he been wrongly accused of misbehaving?

  • Pursuit by Proxy

    Patricia Routledge is Hetty who represents a neighbour at a creditors' meeting, and the Wainthropp Detective Agency is asked to find a missing company director.

  • A Minor Operation

    Patricia Routledge in another enthralling episode of the quirky crime drama. Hetty is in hospital - an unlikely place to find her most urgent case yet.

  • Helping Hansi

    60-year-old sleuthing with Patricia Routledge. Hetty comes to the aid of a German resident of a retirement home who feels he is being victimised by his peers.

  • How Time Flies

    An absent-minded clock repairer comes to Hetty with a valuable old timepiece which he believes his shady clients have stolen. Patricia Routledge is our lady sleuth.

Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

Series 4

Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

  • Something to Treasure

    Patricia Routledge, otherwise known as Hyacinth Bucket, runs the Wainthropp Detective Agency in a case of a hunt for buried treasure.

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  • Family Values

    Patricia Routledge turns pensioner PI in the quirky mystery series. While Hetty investigates the circumstances of a death, Robert and Geoffrey go undercover.

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  • Digging for Dirt

    Patricia Routledge is the private eye of pensionable age. Hetty is asked by Brian Weston to help with his mother, who's barricaded herself into her flat.

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  • Mind over Muscle

    The matronly detective takes on an intriguing mystery. Robert begins a new career as a journalist, while Hetty's hairdresser is her new client.

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  • Blood Relations

    Matronly mystery-solving with the 60-year-old sleuth, played by Patricia Routledge. Hetty goes to a quiet fishing village to meet her long-lost cousin Kate.

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  • For Love Nor Money

    Patricia Routledge is the lady sleuth. Hetty's brother-in-law Frank comes to stay - and brings Hetty the case of the disappearing Victorian school ma'am.

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