The Singing Detective

Character: Betty Dark / Hooker

Directed by: Keith Gordon

Written by: Dennis Potter

Produced by: Mel Gibson, Bruce Davey, Steven Haft

Cast Members: Robert Downey Jr., Robin Wright Penn, Mel Gibson, Clyde Kusatsu, Jeremy Northam

Released date: October 24, 2003

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical

Plagued by paranoia and a terrible skin condition, crime novelist Dan Dark imagines himself amongst murderers and molls as the hero of his own pulp fiction. Dennis Potter wrote the script for this intriguing movie version of his delirious fantasy.


• When it comes to murder, seduction and betrayal he wrote the book. Now he’s living it!

Script developed by Never Enough Design