Sherlock drama Houdini & Doyle cancelled after one series

The drama, which aired on ITV Encore in the UK, won't be back for another run

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Houdini & Doyle are calling time on their investigating escapades. The supernatural detective series, starring Stephen Mangan and Michael Weston, has been cancelled after just one series. 

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The drama, which aired on ITV Encore in the UK, is not being renewed by US network Fox after the run pulled in disappointing ratings, reports Deadline

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The ten-part drama, starring Michael Weston as the great illusionist and Stephen Mangan as the creator of Sherlock Holmes, followed the pair’s real-life friendship and saw them join forces with New Scotland Yard to investigate unsolved and unexplainable crimes.