Shoestring (1979–1980)

TV Series   |    |  Drama


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Lighthearted detective series set in the West Country, about Eddie Shoestring, a radio-phone-in detective


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Creators:

Robert Banks Stewart, Richard Harris

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5 March 2005 | ALIZEEBUM
Great Laidback Detective Series
About a year ago I got one of the VHS tapes of Shoestring featuring Toyah Wilcox.I used to enjoy Trevor Eve as the chilled out gumshoe who solved murders & mysteries on the West Coast of England when I was a teenager.

Shoestring is now very dated, it seems to be from an era further back than the late 70's but I don't hold that against it.It is charming and witty and Trevor Eve is excellent.

As far as I know only 2 VHS compilations were ever made and the other one is rare & expensive to buy.Why can't ITV or whoever release this great series on DVD? It really is very good and has that great quirky 'English' style that still holds up today.

Check a famous online auction site for the tape.

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