Series: A Touch of Cloth

Jack Cloth and Anne Oldman
I hope you've got a strong stomach. It's like a crime scene in here.

A spoof of dark, overwrought crime shows, written by Charlie Brooker for Sky1. The first two-parter was broadcast in August 2012, but more were ordered even before transmission. Imagine The Naked Gun or Airplane!, but instead aimed at dark crime dramas like Luther or Messiah (along with most crime shows on TV) and you are heading very much in the right direction. Very silly and very funny.

Detective Inspector Jack Cloth (John Hannah) and DC Anne Oldman (Suranne Jones) investigate a series of grisly murders in the City of Town.

This work contains examples of the following, which it generally spoofs mercilessly:


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A Touch Of Cloth