‘Jonathan Creek’ special review: ‘Daemons’ Roost’ is the best the show’s been in years

[To the tune of the show’s ‘Danse Macabre’ title sequence…] ‘Jonathan Creek, Jonathan Creek; In recent years his show has been quite weak. The quality’s begun to leak; Is this one much better? Let’s take a peek…’ Well, Jonathan Creek‘s 2016 Christmas special, ‘Daemon’s Roost’, is neither festive, nor particularly special but it is the … >

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Trailer, air date and story hints revealed for ‘Jonathan Creek’ Christmas special

BBC One has released a trailer for the upcoming one-off Jonathan Creek special. Written by series creator David Renwick, ‘Daemons’ Roost’ sees Alan Davies return as Creek, alongside Sarah Alexander (The Worst Week Of My Life) as his wife, Polly. Buy the complete Jonathan Creek box set on Amazon here. The new 90-minute episode will air at … >

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‘Jonathan Creek’ first look: Alan Davies returns in new special ‘Daemons’ Roost’

The BBC has released the first promotional image for the upcoming Jonathan Creek Christmas special. Titled ‘Daemons’ Roost’, the brand new 90-minute episode began filming in August. Written by series creator David Renwick, the festive special sees Alan Davies return as Creek, alongside Sarah Alexander (The Worst Week Of My Life) as his wife, Polly. Buy … >

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5 of the best ‘Jonathan Creek’ episodes

‘Daa-dum dee-dum da-dum-dee-dum, daa-dum-dum da da da da dum-dee-dummm!’ Ahh the haunting strains of ‘Danse Macabre’ (what do you mean you thought it was the old spice song?) It can only mean you’ve accidentally tuned your radio to Classic FM while vigorously twiddling, or Jonathan Creek‘s back. In this case it’s the latter, as we … >

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Rewind: ‘Green Wing’ revisited

What was it about? First shown on 3 September 2004, Green Wing revolves around the staff of East Hampton Hospital. Caroline Todd starts work in the Hospital as a Surgeon and promptly becomes one side of a love triangle between the witty Dr. “Mac” Macartney and vain anaesthetist Guy Secretan. Alongside the central trio we … >

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‘Jonathan Creek’: ‘The Curse of the Bronze Lamp’ review

You know already that David Renwick is not afraid of killing off beloved characters. He created everyone’s favourite po-faced OAP Victor Meldrew, and when the time came he was good enough to grant him a quick death. Sad, but quick. Shame there’s no such luck for Jonathan Creek, who has been left to a slow … >

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‘Jonathan Creek’: ‘The Sinner and The Sandman’ review

Jonathan Creek used to be an outsider. An enigma wrapped in a duffel coat wrapped in a windmill. Everything about him was an act of non-conformation against the sweaty ‘90s urgency to be cool, and that in itself was cool. But on screen it was always the world around Creek that was painted as even … >

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