Frankie Drake Mysteries

PBS Passport presents: In 1920s Toronto, follow the city’s only female private detectives.


  • Showstoppers

    Mary looks into a morality violation by Rita Hart’s modern dance troupe
  • Sweet Justice

    Trudy discovers that her new dream home has contaminated water
  • Life is a Cabaret

    After witnessing a man’s murder, Frankie’s search leads to surprising results
  • The Guilty Party

    A man acquitted of a grisly murder is still a suspect.
  • Ghost in the Machine

    Nora is convinced she was visited by the ghost of a murdered woman
  • A Most Foiled Assault

    The coach of Canada’s first female fencing team is killed and a fencer is wrongly arrested
  • The Girls Can’t Help It

    Frankie and Trudy cross paths with a trio of flappers and head into an illegal auction.
  • Prince in Exile

    The team has to be discreet as they investigate the kidnapping of a playboy prince.

About Frankie Drake Mysteries

Now available in PBS Passport. Set in 1920s Toronto, the series follows the adventures of Frankie Drake (Lauren Lee Smith) and her partner Trudy Clarke (Chantel Riley) at Drake Private Detectives, the city’s only all-female detective agency, as they find themselves fighting crime in the age of flyboys, gangsters, rum-runners, and speakeasies.