Dirk Gently star Stephen Mangan – video interview

On the set of the BBC4 comedy drama, Mangan tells RT about Dirk's detective powers, breakfast habits and heroic hair...

Following a successful pilot episode in 2010, the comedy detective drama Dirk Gently returns to BBC4 tonight for a three-part series. RT was lucky enough to visit the set of the show to talk to Stephen Mangan, who plays the “holistic detective” created by author Douglas Adams. 

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See above for Mangan’s (very funny) thoughts on Dirk’s hair, how he and Dirk differ, where Dirk sits in the pantheon of great detectives, and how Mangan keeps his co-star Darren Boyd in check…