UK / BBC One / 13×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 2009
Novel: Eoin Colfer / Producer: Jonathan Phillips / Executive Producer: Josephine Ward
In the comedy drama series Half Moon Investigations young school kid Fletcher “Half” Moon sets himself up as a private detective. Having graduated from an online detective agency, Bernstein’s, Fletcher is determined to make his chosen career a success.
Helping out Half Moon is one time school villain Red Sharkey and also heavily involved in their cases is school newspaper journalist Mia Stone. Mostly though Half Moon and Red find themselves doing battle with April Devereaux and her gang The Pinks.
An entertaining teen comedy drama from the always reliable Colfer.
Cast: RORY ELRICK as Fletcher “Half” Moon / SEBASTIAN CHARLES as Red Sharkey / OLIVIA GRANT as Mia Stone / NICOLA DUFFELL as April Devereaux / ROBYN MILNE as Hazel Moon / KATHLEEN KID as Genie Sharkey / MARCUS NASH as Herod / MARION WEAVER as Mercedes Pink / RAMEET SANDHU as Zara / ROBERT CARR as Doobie / JENNIFER BLACK as Mrs Quinn / GARY MacKAY as Mr Moon / HILARY MACLEAN as Mrs Moon / RUSSELL ANDERSON as Papa Sharkey