Shoestring (BBC)

Shoestring- 50's TV

Following a health breakdown while working as a computer analyst, Eddie Shoestring rebuilds his life as a radio “private ear”, pursuing investigations that arise from late night listeners.

Shoestring’s early episodes, script-edited by Michael Feeney Callan, were record-breaking, achieving the biggest ever audience for a prime time BBC detective slot. The series subsequently ran for two successful seasons. Stars Trevor Eve.