Crime drama series Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators follows the cases of cynical private detective Frank Hathaway and his new inexperienced partner Luc Shakespeare. The duo are based in Stratford-upon-Avon which beneath the picturesque charm lies a hotbed of mystery and intrigue: extramarital affairs, celebrity stalkers, missing police informants, care home saboteurs, rural rednecks and murderous magicians, embezzling accountants and abducted au pairs, blackmail, comp claims and custody cases, all-night stake-outs and professional hits.
Frank and Lu put the world to rights as they snoop and pry. They disagree on almost everything, yet somehow, together, they make a surprisingly effective team. Although they would never admit it.
Mark Benton as Frank Hathaway
Jo Joyner as Lu Shakespeare
Executive Producer: Will Trotter
Producer: Ella Kelly
Script Producer: Neil Irvine
Creators and Series Story Consultants: Paul Matthew Thompson and Jude Tindall
Directors: Piotr Szkopiak, Carolina Giammetta and Ian Barber
Network and Production Companies: BBC One
Duration: 10×45 minute episodes
Aired From: In production for 2018
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