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Created by Howard Overman (Misfits) and starring Stephen Mangan (Episodes, Green Wing) as Dirk, and Darren Boyd (Spy, Whites) as his put-upon business partner Richard MacDuff, these four stories take in a missing cat, a stolen robot, horoscopes that actually predict the future and a Pentagon plot to destroy the Free World.
And while solving these cases, Dirk must stay one step ahead of MacDuff's sceptical girlfriend Susan (Helen Baxendale--Cold Feet, Friends), harassed Detective Inspector Gilks (Jason Watkins--Trollied) and his own unpaid, unappreciated assistant Janice (Lisa Jackson--Campus), all while escaping the attentions of the Taxman and framing a man for murder.
Based on the much-loved books by Douglas Adams (Hitchhikers Guide to The Galaxy), Dirk Gently is written by Howard Overman, Jamie Mathieson (Being Human) and Matt Jones (Doctor Who, Skins).
Part genius, part conman, mostly tangential, Dirk Gently is a detective like no other.
Includes all three new episodes, plus the pilot episode.
You have to watch it to the end. It is quirky different fun to watchPublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Great acting from great actors for great characters created by the great Douglas Adams. Excellent entertainment of no consequence what so ever. Perfect!Published 1 month ago by RustyShackleford
These two can Dirk me Gently any day of the week, should have got a second series!Published 1 month ago by Rocco
fantastic alternative to Sherlock but not the same. Well worth watching.Published 1 month ago by Adrian
love this series, Mangan is brilliant in it.
shame they didn't make a second series.
Great stories and fun acting. Love anything to do with Douglas Adams. Wished they had continued the series, such a wasted opportunity for light entertainment with a clever twist -... Read morePublished 4 months ago by BogeyGirl
I ordered this twice and both times it arrived damaged. Other than that the show was very funny and great to watch.Published 4 months ago by Thomas
gutted bbc axed this its excellent not the same as the books but still very very goodPublished 5 months ago by luke
If you want this series to follow the books closely, then you will be disappointed. I was very excited to hear there was a Dirk Gently series, and I do think the casting is great,... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Tina Fry