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Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators

  • 2019
  • Season 2
  • 10 episodes
  • Drama
  • Comedy

Summary

Comedy drama about an oddball couple of private detectives who investigate crime in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Episode 4: Beware the Ides of March

Summary

Frank and Lu investigate following series of deadly `accidents' on a psychic TV programme hosted by two warring sisters. Crime drama, starring Mark Benton and Jo Joyner.
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Review

Imagine What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? crossed with the Margery and Joan daytime telly skits from Victoria Wood: as Seen on TV and you have some idea as to the ever-so camp atmosphere here. Television psychic Julienne (Janet Dibley) may have a successful show with her sister Marcia (Siân Reeves), but is convinced that her sibling has murder in mind. Her reason? A falling studio light that almost kills Julienne while she’s live on air.

As you’d expect, Frank is sceptical of the medium’s so-called abilities, while Lu initially appears more suggestible. Let’s hope they can put their differences to one side before their clairvoyant client ends up permanently on the spiritual plane…

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Cast

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Frank HathawayMark Benton
Luella ShakespeareJo Joyner
Julienne FortbyJanet Dibley
Marcia FortbySian Reeves
Sebastian BrudenellPatrick Walshe McBride
DI MarloweAmber Aga
Bruce PorterJoe Sims
Enid KascarEileen O'Brien
Scott BlacksellNav Sidhu

Crew

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DirectorGill Wilkinson
Executive producerWill Trotter
ProducerElla Kelly
WriterRachel Smith

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