The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985)

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This highly detailed series recreated the adventures of Conan Doyle's Victorian detective in painstaking detail, sometimes to the extent of recreating the illustrations which accompanied the original story publication in "Strand" magazine during the late 19th century. Thirteen of the Holmes short stories were adapted in this series, which was followed by two sequels ("Return" and "Casebook") as well as several TV movie adaptations. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Closing credits show some of Sidney Paget's illustrations for the stories originally published in the Strand Magazine. See more »


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221b Baker Street
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Composed and conducted by Patrick Gowers
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The best adaptation of Holmes
10 January 2004 | by (Birmingham, England) – See all my reviews

This 40 minute gem is currently being rerun on a Saturday afternoon on BB2 in England. Jeremy Brett makes a fantastic Holmes. Always slightly on edge with the right accent & demeanour, he really makes this programme the perfect example to how Holmes should be played. David Burke also plays a perfect Watson without appearing the slightest bit "bumbly" like in the rest of the adaptations. A definate 10/10


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