BBC Four’s ‘Detectorists’ comedy start date confirmed

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Written, starring and directed by The Office‘s Mackenzie Crook, Detectorists will debut on BBC Four next month.

The new six-part comedy series follows two friends, Andy (Mackenzie Crook) and Lance (Toby Jones), who go in search of their hearts’ desire with a couple of metal detectors.

Detectorists begins on Thursday 2 October on BBC Four.

Following a chance encounter with a young history student, Lance and Andy embark on a journey towards the discovery of a lifetime. All they need to do is get permission from the local landowner – the ‘mad one’ who is rumoured to have done away with his wife.

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