Dirk Gently

UKTV – Friday 6, Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 April, 8.30pm

Dirk Gently is the perpetually broke, eccentric and shambolic private detective who runs an agency based on the fundamental interconnectedness of all things. In the pilot episode Dirk is asked to investigate the disappearance of an old lady’s cat – but, through the application of quantum mechanics, suspect hypnotism and a plate of biscuits, he uncovers a double murder, an unlikely business partner and a missing billionaire who will go to extraordinary lengths to right a terrible wrong…

Starring Stephen Mangan (Green Wing; Episodes), Darren Boyd (Imagine Me & You), Helen Baxendale (Cold Feet; Friends)