TV Series | TV-MA | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Working from his home in a converted windmill, Jonathan Creek is a magician with a natural ability for solving puzzles. He soon puts this ability to the use of solving impossible crimes and mysterious murders.
Alan Davies has said that he was the 38th person to be interviewed for the lead role. Among those considered were Angus Deayton, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Hugh Laurie, Rik Mayall and Nigel Planer. Lyndhurst and Laurie turned the part down.
Have you ever slept in a castle with a moat before?
Jonathan Creek: I once passed out in front of a blocked urinal.
The first series of "Jonathan Creek" was re-cut for broadcast in countries outside of the U.K. The first episode, "The Wrestler's Tomb" (originally 90 minutes) was divided into two one-hour parts for commercial television, and the remaining four episodes were edited down from 60 minutes to 50 minutes each.
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