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Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators

By: T. Felder

Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 6/14/23Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators is a British comedy-drama series that aired on BBC One from 2018 to 2021. The show followed the adventures of private investigator Frank Hathaway (Mark Benton) and his assistant Lu Shakespeare (Jo Joyner) as they solved crimes in the picturesque town of Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare.

Frank Hathaway was a former police officer who had turned to private investigation after a personal tragedy. He was a tough street-smart detective who often clashed with the more refined and intellectual Lu Shakespeare. Lu was a former hairdresser who had a passion for Shakespeare and a talent for solving puzzles. Together, they made an unlikely but effective team.

The show was a mix of comedy, drama, and mystery, with each episode featuring a new case for Frank and Lu to solve. The cases ranged from petty thefts and frauds to more serious crimes like murder and kidnapping. Along the way, they encountered a colorful cast of characters, including eccentric clients, crooked cops, and dangerous criminals.

Corpses, comedy and cracking mysteries. The mismatched private detective duo investigate crime in Stratford-upon-Avon. Quirky, crime-fighting fun with Mark Benton and Jo Joyner.

Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators was a popular show with fans of crime dramas and British humor. It received positive reviews for its witty writing, strong performances, and charming setting. The show was also praised for its diverse cast and its portrayal of strong female characters.

If you want to watch Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators, you can find it on various streaming platforms like Amazon Prime and BritBox. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy the adventures of Frank and Lu as they solve crimes and save the day in their own unique way!

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Britbox – https://www.britbox.com/us/show/b09trrn9?autoplay=true

Amazon Prime – https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.c2cd624b-4b6e-42e2-a8bd-ee0b63d28258?autoplay=0&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb