Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

  • 2000
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Low-key, nonviolent cases with a British housewife-turned-sleuth, set in the countryside of Lancashire. The charm of the title character---played by British sitcom star Patricia Routledge---is her common sense, her feel for human nature and her own good nature. This series has aired (with high ratings) as episodes of PBS's `Mystery!'

Season 4, Episode 3 Digging for Dirt

First Aired: August 21, 2001

Hetty intervenes when an elderly widow refuses to leave her condemned public-housing apartment. Geoffrey, meanwhile, is aghast when Janet takes in a male lodger.

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  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Low-key, nonviolent cases with a British housewife-turned-sleuth, set in the countryside of Lancashire. The charm of the title character---played by British sitcom star Patricia Routledge---is her common sense, her feel for human nature and her own good na… (more)

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