Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

The Bearded Lady

Series 1 - Episode 1 The Bearded Lady



Patricia Routledge stars as Lancashire housewife Hetty Wainthropp, a part-time Post Office worker with a sideline in sleuthing. In this first episode, the mysterious death of a pensioner leaves a few unanswered questions, but Hetty smells a rat and with her young assistant Geoffrey, sets about solving the mystery the police have little interest in. Drama, also starring Dominic Monaghan and David Benfield.

Cast & Crew

Hetty Wainthropp Patricia Routledge
Robert Wainthropp Derek Benfield
Geoffrey Shawcross Dominic Monaghan
DCI Adams John Graham Davies
Mr Brown Norman Mills
Sandy Carol Noakes
Wayne Damian Myerscough
Mary Nabley Shirley Vaughan
Mary's nephew Andrew Readman
Sir Peter James Greene
Secretary Sarah Thurstan
Landlady Irene Skillington
Gerry Jane Danson
Dominic Greg Chisholm
Sergeant Smith Ken Kitson
Fishmonger Beatrice Kelley
Librarian Christopher Wilkinson
Mr Mumtaz Yusuf Sultan
Biker John Webber
Security guard Geof Atwell
Courier Steven Arnold
Director John Glenister
Producer Carol Parks
Writer John Bowen
Writer David Cook
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