HETTY WAINTHROP - Series 2 features the talents of Patricia Routledge playing a woman billed as `The BBC's most unlikely sleuth." Yet, watching these episodes again, I realized Hetty fills a void or market niche for sleuths, making her not all that unlikely. The kinds of cases she investigates (mostly domestic) would have been dismissed by Holmes, and considered an unworthy challenge by Poirot, but with Miss Marple out of the picture, someone has to do them. On almost every occasion, the DCI, when asked, ..
Patricia Routledge shines in this light mystery series, about a kindly ex-housewife who decides she's going to tackle crime. Think Miss Marple, but stouter, more practical, and married. With Derek Benfield and Dominic Monaghan (in his first ever role, long before he got "Lost") backing Routledge up, "Hetty Wainthropp Investigates" is a entertaining and unusual series for mystery buffs.The second season of this series chugs along pleasantly, with Hetty investigating a new round of mysteries: a spiritualist w..
If you enjoy a good mystery, you'll love Hetty Wainthropp Investigates. I fell in love with this series the very first time I saw it. Patricia Routledge (Keep Up Appearances) shines as Hetty. Along with Dominic Monaghan (Lord of the Rings, LOST), who plays her cheeky sidekick, you just can't go wrong. This show has it all, mystery, drama, suspense, and humor. I highly recommend purchasing this dvd, along with the season one set as well.