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Detectorists 

Not Rated | | Comedy | TV Series (2014–2017)
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The lives of two eccentric metal detectorists, who spend their days plodding along ploughed tracks and open fields, hoping to disturb the tedium by unearthing the fortune of a lifetime.
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2017   2015   2014  
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Series cast summary:
Mackenzie Crook ...  Andy 19 episodes, 2014-2017
Toby Jones ...  Lance 19 episodes, 2014-2017
Rachael Stirling ...  Becky 18 episodes, 2014-2017
Gerard Horan Gerard Horan ...  Terry 18 episodes, 2014-2017
Pearce Quigley ...  Russell 18 episodes, 2014-2017
Divian Ladwa ...  Hugh 18 episodes, 2014-2017
Laura Checkley Laura Checkley ...  Louise 16 episodes, 2014-2017
Sophie Thompson ...  Sheila 16 episodes, 2014-2017
Orion Ben ...  Varde 16 episodes, 2014-2017
Aimee-Ffion Edwards ...  Sophie 12 episodes, 2014-2015
Simon Farnaby ...  Art 11 episodes, 2014-2017
Paul Casar ...  Paul 11 episodes, 2014-2017
Alexa Davies ...  Kate 10 episodes, 2015-2017
Lucy Benjamin Lucy Benjamin ...  Maggie 8 episodes, 2014-2017
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The lives of two eccentric metal detectorists, who spend their days plodding along ploughed tracks and open fields, hoping to disturb the tedium by unearthing the fortune of a lifetime.

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Comedy

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UK

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English

Release Date:

10 February 2014 (UK) See more »

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Detectorists See more »

Filming Locations:

Framlingham, England, UK See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Toby Jones won Best Male Performance in a Comedy Program at the 2018 BAFTA Television Awards for his role as Lance. See more »

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Referenced in Armchair Detectives: Finders Keepers (2017) See more »

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Laugh out loud humor, adorable cast
18 August 2015 | by lionlakeSee all my reviews

I found this series on Acorn.TV. I love British shows anyway, but this was exceptional. This is dead-pan humor at its finest. The two main characters were lovable, funny and real. The supporting cast was great as well. This is not your typical Hollywood "Aren't we funny" predictable comedy, where you can tell what is coming next and they have to point out the humor in case you are to dumb to get it. With this show, the humor is subtle and delivered ingeniously. The situation is very believable, but delightfully silly as well. I hope this comes out for a second year, but it is great as it is as well. Well done you!!


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