Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators

10 Worst Episodes of Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators

Frank Hathaway, a hardboiled private investigator, and his rookie sidekick Lu Shakespeare form the unlikeliest of partnerships as they investigate the secrets of rural Warwickshire's residents.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 08, 2023.

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Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators - S2E2

#10 - The Play's the Thing (Season 2 - Episode 2)

When a LARP battle in the woods goes wrong, Lu and Frank must clear the Queen's name and catch the culprit.

The episode was rated 7.29 from 65 votes.

Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators - S1E2

#9 - The Chimes at Midnight (Season 1 - Episode 2)


When a stressed care home owner falls to her death, Frank and Lu encounter hapless care assistants and surprisingly spirited geriatrics.

The episode was rated 7.28 from 139 votes.

Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators - S3E4

#8 - A Serpent's Tooth (Season 3 - Episode 4)

When a fatal accident takes place in a carpet warehouse, the youngest daughter of a carpet king hires Frank and Lu to investigate her own sisters.

The episode was rated 7.22 from 54 votes.

Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators - S2E7

#7 - Nothing Will Come of Nothing (Season 2 - Episode 7)


Frank and Lu investigate a missing person's case at a casino, where gambling is a matter of life or death.

The episode was rated 7.20 from 76 votes.

Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators - S3E9

#6 - O Thou Invisible Spirit of Wine (Season 3 - Episode 9)

When paranormal activity is reported in a Tudor pub, old family feuds are brought to a head and it looks like Frank and Lu have another mystery on their hands.

The episode was rated 7.18 from 51 votes.

Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators - S3E1

#5 - How the Rogue Roar'd! (Season 3 - Episode 1)


When Frank and Lu are hired to help close down an old bingo hall, Frank is surprised to find an old nemesis at work. But what is he really up to?

The episode was rated 7.13 from 62 votes.

Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators - S3E7

#4 - Best Beware My Sting (Season 3 - Episode 7)

An energy tycoon hires Frank and Lu to keep an eye on his wayward eldest daughter and ensure that the wedding of his youngest daughter goes off without a hitch. But things are about to get a whole lot worse.

The episode was rated 7.12 from 51 votes.

Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators - S3E6

#3 - Reputation, Reputation, Reputation! (Season 3 - Episode 6)


Frank and Lu enter the competitive world of hairdressing and find themselves combing through a tangled web of backstabbing and deceit.

The episode was rated 7.10 from 49 votes.

Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators - S3E2

#2 - See Thyself, Devil! (Season 3 - Episode 2)

When a washed up rock star thinks the Devil is trying to kill him, Frank and Lu find themselves in a race to uncover the truth before the killer strikes again.

The episode was rated 7.06 from 50 votes.

Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators - S3E8

#1 - All That Glisters (Season 3 - Episode 8)


Frank and Lu find themselves puzzling through the world of enigmatology as they become podcasters investigating a mysterious twenty-year-old car accident that killed a young mother.

The episode was rated 6.93 from 56 votes.

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