Houdini & Doyle

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Original run: 13 Mar 2016 – 12 May 2016

Country of origin: UK

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Network: ITV Encore UK

Watched by: 2 604 of 636 634 0.41%

Total running time: 7 hours 10 minutes

Episode duration: 43 minutes

IMDB rating: 7.3 of 10 2 533

kinopoisk.ru rating: 6.828 of 10 559

MyShows rating: 3.83 of 5 985


Inspired by true events, the series follows two great men of the 20th Century and real-life friends - Harry Houdini, master magician, escape artist and paranormal debunker; and Arthur Cohen Doyle prolific writer, creator of "Sherlock Holmes" and paranormal aficionado. They grudgingly join forces with New Scotland Yard to investigate unsolved, inexplicable and possibly supernatural crimes, alongside the first female Constable of the London Metropolitan Police Force, Adelaide Statton.

In the series, Houdini, Doyle and Stratton are tasked with the cases that nobody else can solve. It challenges their sense of what is real and what is not. Houdini is a skeptic, while Doyle believes in the unseen. Their diverse viewpoints make solving crime a challenge and often Stratton is put in the middle. The trio will take on cases that involve vampires, ghosts, monsters and poltergeists... or are they a ruse to conceal murder?

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