Posts tagged with "Houdini & Doyle"

Houdini & Doyle S01E09 “Necromanteion” REVIEW

Houdini & Doyle S01E09 “Necromanteion” REVIEW
Houdini & Doyle S01E09 “Necromanteion” REVIEW Airing in the UK on ITV Encore, Thursdays at 9pm Writers: Melissa Byer, Treena Hancock Director: Jeff Renfroe   Essential plot points: At Falcroft Manor in Canada, Clara Reid awakes to find her husband stabbed to death and pinned to the wall via three swords. She tells the police that a poltergeist that haunts the house which was responsible, but they believe she did it and arrest her. Doyle... 

Houdini & Doyle S01E08 “Strigoi” REVIEW

Houdini & Doyle S01E08 “Strigoi” REVIEW
Houdini & Doyle S01E08: “Strigoi” Review Airing in the UK on ITV Encore, Thursdays at 9pm Writer: Carl Binder Director: Robert Lieberman   Essential plot points: Bram Stoker is being stalked through London one night. In panic, he drops a glass jar that appears to be full of blood, before pitching up at the home of his friend Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle escorts him home – where they find Stoker’s maid dead, staked through the heart. Houdini... 

Houdini & Doyle S01E07 “Bedlam” REVIEW

Houdini & Doyle S01E07 “Bedlam” REVIEW
Houdini & Doyle S01E07: “Bedlam” REVIEW Airing in the UK on ITV Encore, Thursdays at 9pm Writers: David Titcher Director: Robert Lieberman   Essential plot points: A disturbed young woman taking confession begins talking in tongues and attacks the priest, before painfully contorting herself backwards and dying. Doyle is drinking heavily and suffering from writer’s block, troubled by an offer to purchase his childhood home. He... 

Houdini & Doyle S01E06 “The Monsters of Nethermoor” Review

Houdini & Doyle S01E06 “The Monsters of Nethermoor” Review
Houdini & Doyle S01E06 “The Monsters of Nethermoor” Review Airing in the UK on ITV Encore, Thursdays at 9pm Writer: Nazrin Choudhury Director: Ed Bazalgette   Essential plot points: A young couple, Daniel and Rosie Berry, are lying back in the countryside at night, talking about their future, when a ball of flames streaks overhead and crashes into a nearby hill. They go to investigate, and strange grey creatures overwhelm them. The... 

Houdini & Doyle S01E05 “The Curse of Korzha” REVIEW

Houdini & Doyle S01E05 “The Curse of Korzha” REVIEW
Houdini & Doyle S01E05 “The Curse of Korzha ” REVIEW   Airing in the UK on ITV Encore, Thursdays at 9pm Writer: Joshua Brandon Director: Ed Bazalgette   Essential plot points: A foreign medium, Madame Korzha, leads Gudgett and a crowd of police officers into a sewer, after being guided there by spirits. Inside they find a kidnapped girl, Julia Hargreaves, with a message written in blood on the wall: NO INNOCENCE. Houdini is... 

Houdini & Doyle S01E04 “Spring-Heel’d Jack” REVIEW

Houdini & Doyle S01E04 “Spring-Heel’d Jack” REVIEW
Houdini & Doyle S01E04 “Spring-Heel’d Jack” Airing in the UK on ITV Encore, Thursdays at 9pm Writer: Carl Binder Director: Daniel O’Hara Essential plot points: Transport company magnate Barrett Underhill is celebrating signing a deal to supply motorised buses to London, when he receives a threatening note under his door. Later that night he hears a noise outside the window. As he looks out, a mysterious black-cloaked figure hanging... 

Houdini & Doyle S01E03 “In Manus Dei” REVIEW

Houdini & Doyle S01E03 “In Manus Dei” REVIEW
Houdini & Doyle S01E03 “In Manus Dei” Airing in the UK on ITV Encore, Thursdays at 9pm Writers: Melissa Byer, Treena Hancock Director: Daniel O’Hara Essential plot points: At a performance by faith healer Elias Downey, a disbelieving man – Fred Batch – denounces his act, and God, as a fake. Seconds later he collapses, bleeding from the mouth, before dying. Doyle, Houdini and Stratton want to investigate the case – the former to... 

Houdini & Doyle S01E02 “A Dish Of Adharma” REVIEW

Houdini & Doyle S01E02 “A Dish Of Adharma” REVIEW
Houdini & Doyle S01E02 “A Dish Of Adharma” Airing in the UK on ITV Encore, Thursdays 9pm Writer: David Hoselton Director: Stephen Hopkins   Essential plot points: A young boy shoots a leading women’s suffrage campaigner, Lydia Belworth, in the arm, telling her before firing that, “You murdered me.” Conan Doyle’s daughter Mary tries to pretend to be ill to avoid going to her new school. She doesn’t want to study housewifery,... 

Houdini & Doyle S01E01 “The Maggies Redress” REVIEW

Houdini & Doyle S01E01 “The Maggies Redress” REVIEW
Houdini & Doyle S01E01: “The Maggies Redress” Review Airing in the UK on ITV Encore, Sunday premier, Thursday thereafter Writer: David Hoselton Director: Stephen Hopkins Essential plot points: A young nun, Sister Winnie, discovers the body of an elderly colleague, Sister Fabian, murdered in her locked chamber – and apparently sees a ghost leaving the room. She tells police it was Lucy Althorne – who died six months ago. Famed American... 

Watch The Full Trailer For Houdini & Doyle

Watch The Full Trailer For Houdini & Doyle
You may have seen the ITV Encore trailer for Houdini & Doyle, starring Stephen Mangan (Dirk Gently) as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Michael Weston (House) as Harry Houdini and wondered what that was all about. Well below is the longer trailer that ITV released a couple of weeks back with little fanfare which is why we hadn’t noticed it before (we weren’t alone) that reveals a little more. What it doesn’t tell you is that the series is being... 
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