(1973-1974) He starred in Sir Alan Ayckbourn
's play, "Absurd Person Singular", at London's Criterion Theatre in England in 1973 and 1974 with the original cast including Bridget Turner
, Richard Briers
, Michael Aldridge
, Sheila Hancock
and Anna Calder-Marshall
. Directed by Eric Thompson
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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