Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)

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What was effectively the pilot episode of the series, "The Speckled Band", originally aired as the eighth edition of the first series of Detective (1964), an anthology of popular sleuths. Following this the BBC bought the rights for two series-worth of Holmes stories from the Doyle estate. See more »

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Sherlock Holmes at its finest.
4 December 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The BBC made two Sherlock Holmes series in the 1960's. The first was shot in black and white starred Douglas Wilmer. The second was made in colour and starred peter Cushing. In both series they were ably supported by Nigel Stock as Dr Watson. Both series closely followed Conan Doyle's original stories and made with the period atmosphere the BBC is renowned for. In the first series Wilmer makes a terrific Holmes arrogant, witty, sardonic, and with a mischievous charm. He also looks the part and has the perfect voice for the role. Nigel Stock is great as Watson and has the right chemistry with both actors. Cushing who had already excelled in the hammer version of the hound is excellent as ever working hard to make sure that every bit of his characterisation matched that what Doyle had intended.


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