The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes: Season 3, Episode 1

The Last Vampyre (27 Jan. 1994)

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Sherlock Holmes investigates strange and tragic happenings in a village that appear linked to a man who seems to be like a vampire.

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Roy Marsden ...
Keith Barron ...
Rob Ferguson
Yolanda Vazquez ...
Carlotta (as Yolanda Vasquey)
Maurice Denham ...
Reverend Merridew
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Jack
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Dolores
Jason Hetherington ...
Michael
Elizabeth Spriggs ...
Mrs Mason
Peter Geddis ...
Mr Gresty
Kate Lansbury ...
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Maria Redmond ...
Vera Gresty
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Pedlar
Hilary Mason ...
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Sherlock Holmes agrees to investigate suspected murders in a village whose ancestors had killed a prominent family a century ago that they thought were vampires. These deaths appear to be linked to a descendant of that family, a man who seems to have something malevolently supernatural about him, much like a vampire itself. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Sherlock Holmes: There are people we know who suck up the energies of others like a sponge, draw out their resources and pocket them, leaving them fatigued, no longer master of their wills.
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hardly Conan Doyle
8 August 2003 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Ridiculous meandering around the possibility that Roy Marsden's character might be a vampire like his forebears a century earlier - only the Granada team could pull this off. The fact that they do, make an entertaining tale and make the ending plausible, just goes to show the level of thought that went into these adaptations.

I just couldn't resist 'Ghosts need not apply.' Hilarious. And Keith Barron is good as the bereaved father with the tempestuous wife from foreign lands. No need to sing the praises of this Holmes and Watson - both an absolute joy to watch. The feature film length episodes complemented the short TV episodes perfectly.


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