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Houdini and Doyle

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Air weekdate: Thursday
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mini-Series, Mystery
Channel: ITV
Status: Ended
8 (6 votes)
Michael Weston Michael Weston as Harry Houdini
Michael Weston Michael Weston as Harry Houdini
Stephen Mangan Stephen Mangan as Arthur Conan Doyle
Rebecca Liddiard Rebecca Liddiard as Constable Adelaide Stratton
Stephen Mangan Stephen Mangan as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Tim McInnerny Tim McInnerny as Horace Merring
Adam Nagaitis Adam Nagaitis as George Gudgett

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Harry Houdini and Constable Adelaide 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?

The series Houdini and Doyle season 1 takes place at the beginning of the last century. Two held people known to the whole world and achieved the certain heights of popularity as a result received a large fortune suddenly decide to try to show their strength in the other craft. Harry Houdini's famous magician and illusionist who has received worldwide recognition due to his unusual deadly stunts and Arthur Conan Doyle is a talented writer whose unforgettable works and the present time take pride of place in the genre classics of world literature decide to combine their efforts to jointly investigate particularly complicated cases. While Guddini is an inveterate pessimist and the realist always guided only the bare facts trying to find a logical explanation for the whole that Conan Doyle is an active supporter of and furious distributor concepts spiritualism around trying to find a manifestation of the supernatural. This implies that every regular investigation becomes a kind of a bet between the characters and thereby generates a lot of debate and disagreement. Until the last moment is not possible to understand which of them will be stronger in their beliefs.

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