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Instead of spending her golden years lying down, the indomitable Hetty Wainthropp found her calling late in life. Combining common sense, her husband, and her pocketbook, this senior sleuth takes on all the cases the police deem too minor.

  1. John Bowen


  2. David Cook


Series Cast

  1. Patricia Routledge as Hetty Wainthropp

    Patricia Routledge

    Hetty Wainthropp

    27 Episodes

  2. Dominic Monaghan as Geoffrey Shawcross

    Dominic Monaghan

    Geoffrey Shawcross

    27 Episodes

  3. Derek Benfield as Robert Wainthropp

    Derek Benfield

    Robert Wainthropp

    27 Episodes

  4. John Graham Davies as D.C.I. Adams

    John Graham Davies

    D.C.I. Adams

    17 Episodes

  5. Suzanne Maddock as Janet Fraser

    Suzanne Maddock

    Janet Fraser

    15 Episodes

  6. Frank Mills as Frank Wainthropp

    Frank Mills

    Frank Wainthropp

    5 Episodes

  7. Brian Baines

    Rev. Pettigrew, Vicar

    2 Episodes

  8. Daphne Oxenford as Mrs. Willoughby and Mayoress

    Daphne Oxenford

    Mrs. Willoughby, Mayoress

    2 Episodes

  9. Alan Rothwell

    Peter Stone, Dr. Fisher (voice)

    2 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 4

1998 • 6 Episodes

Season 4 of Hetty Wainthropp Investigates premiered on July 24, 1998.

For Love Nor Money

(4x6, September 4, 1998) Season Finale

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Hetty Wainthropp Investigates
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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