(June 1980) He acted in John Mortimer
's adaptation of Georges Feydeau
's play, "A Flea in Her Ear", at the Thorndike Theatre in Leatherhead, Surrey, England with Christopher Ryan
, Jonathan Hackett
, Janette Legge
, Anna Calder-Marshall
, Jonathan Elsom
and Michael Cashman
in the cast. Mark Cullingford...
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[on Jeremy Brett
] He was a delightful man. He was a great perfectionist. I mean, he carried his book of Sherlock Holmes stories around with him, almost like a Bible . . . Not merely did he keep a very close eye on the dialogue remaining faithful, but also, when we were actually filming, he would concern himself...
Best known for his role as Dr. Watson (opposite Jeremy Brett
as Sherlock Holmes) in
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
which portrayed the character as an intelligent and dynamic man as the stories depict. He was replaced by Edward Hardwicke
The Return of Sherlock Holmes
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes