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Holmes On The Beeb
These excellent Sherlock Holmes dramatizations were done for the BBC. Clive Merrison as Holmes and Michael Williams as Watson recorded the entire Holmes canon, with scripts adapted from the original stories by Bert Coules. Another team, Jim Crozier and Dave Hawkes, played Holmes and Watson for Hosiprog Productions.

Sample shows - left click headphones to listen, right-click & save-as to download

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Left-click to listen, Right-click to download A Study In Scarlet(1 of 2)Merrison_Williams 11/5/89 12.9 00:56:31 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's first Sherlock Holmes story begins in England, but winds its way to America and the Mormon exodus and back again.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download A Study In Scarlet(2 of 2)Merrison_Williams 11/12/89 12.9 00:56:21 The conclusion of the tale.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Blue Carbuncle(Merrison_Williams) 1/2/91 9.67 00:42:12 Nothing like finding a valuable gem stuffed inside your Christmas goose.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Engineer's Thumb 1/6/91 9.93 00:43:21 A hydraulic engineer has a singularly harrowing experience.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Noble Bachelor(Merrison_Williams) 1/23/91 10.1 00:44:15 An arranged marraige goes awry.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Copper Beeches(Merrison_Williams) 2/6/91 10.1 00:44:11 A young woman takes up a position as a governess in a very strange house indeed.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Crooked Man(Merrison_Williams) 10/7/92 10.1 00:44:26 A twisted cripple has a fascinating tale to tell.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Naval Treaty(Merrison-Williams) 10/28/92 10.1 00:44:20 A childhood friend of Watson, now in the foreign office, is beside himself over the loss of a document entrusted to his care.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Final Problem(Merrison_Williams) 11/4/92 10.1 00:44:08 Merrison & Williams version of the death of Sherlock Holmes.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Empty House(Merrison_Williams) 2/24/93 10.1 00:44:29 Giving in to popular outrage at the death of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle brings him back for further adventures. Michael Pennington plays Moriarty.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Dancing Men(Merrison_Williams) 3/10/93 9.93 00:43:22 An Englishman's new American wife is terrified by a series of cryptic messages.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Black Peter(Merrison_Williams) 3/31/93 10 00:43:54 In this lesser-known tale, Holmes saves a man from wrongful conviction for murder

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Charles Augustus Milverton(Merrison_Williams) 4/7/93 10.1 00:44:14 A viscious blackmailer gets his.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Six Napoleons(Merrison_Williams) 9/8/93 9.85 00:43:01 Holmes finds the secret behind a jewel theft, but alas, too late to save a wrongly accused servant.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Golden Pince-nez(Merrison_Williams) 9/22/93 10 00:44:03 You never know where those sneaky Russians are hiding....

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Missing Three-Quarter(Merrison_Williams) 9/29/93 10.1 00:44:08 A valuable rugby player is AWOL.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Abbey Grange(Merrison_Williams) 10/6/93 9.9 00:43:12 Holmes is not satisfied with the obvious solution to the crime.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Cardboard Box(Merrison_Williams) 1/12/94 10.1 00:44:16 A Croydon landlady receives a box in the mail containing two severed ears.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Red Circle(Merrison_Williams) 1/19/94 10.1 00:44:15 Holmes investigates a very strange lodger and finds a foreign fugitive.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Bruce Partington Plans(Merrison_Williams) 1/26/94 10 00:44:01 The plans for a secret new submarine are missing, and Mycroft Holmes enlists his famous brother to find them.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Dying Detective(Merrison_Williams) 2/2/94 10.1 00:44:13 Watson is summoned to the aid of a deathly ill and delerious Holmes.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Disapperance of Lady Frances Carfax(Merrison_Williams) 2/9/94 9.81 00:42:50 Sherlock nearly blows one.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Devils Foot 2/16/94 10.1 00:44:24 On enforced holiday, Holmes solves a fiendish murder.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Mazarin Stone(Crozier_Hawkes) 10/5/94 6.46 00:28:12 On the trail of a stolen diamond. Holmes as a female impersonator?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Valley Of Fear(1 of 2)Merrison_Williams 3/23/97 13 00:56:59 I love this story. The haunting music, the absorbing plot, and the enigmatic ending make for an unforgettable experience. A young Irishman (played by Iain Glen) comes to a small Pennsylvania mining town controlled by a sinister lodge known as the Scourers.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Valley Of Fear(2 of 2)Merrison_Williams 3/30/97 13 00:57:03

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Hound Of The Baskervilles(1 of 2)Merrison_Williams 6/28/98 12.9 00:56:32 An enormous supernatural hound has been preying on the Baskerville heirs for centuries. The jumping back and forth getsa a little confusing, but the opening narration by Donald Sinden, who plays Sir Charles Baskerville, is superb. Starring Clive Merrison and Michael Williams.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Hound Of The Baskervilles(2 of 2)Merrison_Williams 7/5/98 12.9 00:56:30

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Veiled Lodger(Crozier_Hawkes) xx/xx/08 6.78 00:29:35 A triangle murder goes horribly wrong.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Shoscombe Old Place(Crozier_Hawkes) xx/xx/08 10 00:29:20 A mystery among the horse racing set.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Three Students(Crozier_Hawkes) xx/xx/xx 6.87 00:30:00 Holmes helps a college avoid scandal when he solves a case of cheating.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Beryl Coronet(Crozier_Hawkes) xx/xx/xx 6.7 00:29:15 A banker is at his wits end, his son in disgrace, and a valuable piece of collateral missing until Holmes unravels the tale.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Man With The Twisted Lip(Merrison_Williams) xx/xx/xx 10.1 00:44:11 A modern urban legend is older than you think.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Greek Interpreter(Merrison_Williams) xx/xx/xx 10 00:43:43 Holmes is assisted by his brother Mycroft in investigating a kidnapping and murder.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Wisteria Lodge(Crozier_Hawkes) xx/xx/xx 15.6 00:39:09 Intrigue is afoot in a quiet London neighborhood.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Marlbourne Point Mystery(1 of 2) xx/xx/xx 9.82 00:42:53 An original Holmes story by Bert Coules, starring Clive Merrison and Andrew Sachs. A man commits suicide and is then murdered in a mystery involving Mycroft and a trained bird.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Marlbourne Point Mystery(2 of 2) xx/xx/xx 9.95 00:43:27 Mystery solved. Of course.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Madness Of Colonel Warburton xx/xx/xx 10.2 00:44:33 The colonel is being gulled by a phony medium. With Clive Merrison and Andrew Sachs.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Abergavenny Murder xx/xx/xx 9.97 00:43:32 Holmes solves a case in his own living room before the police even show up. By Bert Coules.

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