Mayo (TV series)

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The main cast of Mayo, from left to right: Huw Rhys as Martin Kite, Jessica Oyelowo as Alex Jones, Alistair McGowan as Gil Mayo, and Louise Brealey as Harriet 'Anorak' Tate
Starring Alistair McGowan
Jessica Oyelowo
Huw Rhys
Louise Brealey
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 8
Original channel BBC One
Original run 12 March 2006 – 30 April 2006

Mayo was a comedy detective drama television series made by the BBC and starring Alistair McGowan, Jessica Oyelowo, Huw Rhys and Louise Brealey. The series is based on a popular series of Gil Mayo mysteries books by Marjorie Eccles. It was filmed on location in and around Leamington Spa. The series began broadcasting on BBC One in March 2006. It was broadcast in Australia on ABC1 in mid-2008, and repeated on 7Two in 2011, under the title The Gil Mayo Mysteries.

On 23 March 2007 Alistair McGowan confirmed that there would be no more series of Mayo.


Special guests[edit]

The show included special guests such as Doctor Who actor Sylvester McCoy and actress and singer Paloma Faith.

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