Hetty Wainthropp Investigates
Armed with little more than her pocketbook and her prodigious common sense, Hetty Wainthropp (Patricia Routledge) is the Lancashire housewife-turned-detective who has proved that she can easily match wits with the best of them - even if she has to take the bus to get to the scene of the crime.
In these tales, Hetty goes undercover, demonstrating her continued fearlessness in the face of criminal offences. Still by Hetty's sdie are her recently retired husband Robert (Derek Benfield) and Geoffrey Shawcross (Dominic Monaghan), the teenager rescued by Hetty from a dodgy career of shoplifting and who now lives with the Wainthropps and acts as Hetty's investigating sidekick. Based on characters from the 1986 novel Missing Persons by David Cook (who co-wrote the series with John Griffith Bowen). The incidents in Cook's book were inspired by his own mother's real-life experiences.
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates Previous Broadcasts
Serving The Community (Episode #103)
KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 8:52 PM
Hetty faces danger when she agrees to track down a gang who have been attacking local restaurant owners.
- KQED Plus: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
- KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 2:52 AM
Daughter of the Regiment (Episode #102)
KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 8:52 PM
The mother of a beautiful bride-to-be who is being stalked asks for Hetty's help.
- KQED Plus: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
- KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 -- 2:52 AM
All Stitched Up (Episode #101)
KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 8:52 PM
Hetty joins a quilt-making circle in order to find out who is terrorizing a housing estate.
- KQED Plus: Sat, Jan 12, 2013 -- 2:52 AM