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Sherlock Holmes
The incomparable team of Holmes and Watson was played by Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, John Stanley and Alfred Shirley, John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson, Tom Conway, and many more. And remember to check out a great parody series, The Newly Discovered Casebook Of Sherlock Holmes

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Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Bruce Partington Plans 11/6/39 6.71 00:29:19 A dangerous spy is after the secret plans for a new submarine, and Holmes is hot on his trail.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Retired Colourman 3/11/40 6.67 00:29:10 It's amazing what a little paint can cover.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Missing Bloodstains 5/15/44 3.96 00:23:03 One stabbed, two nearly cooked, and another shot. Turkish baths can be dangerous places indeed.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Book Of Tobit 3/26/45 6.76 00:29:33 Misogynist Holmes ignores his detecting practice to court and marry a thrice-widowed beauty.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Amateur Mendicant Society 4/2/45 6.74 00:29:28 Watson draws Holmes into deadly peril from a secret society.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Vienese Strangler 4/9/45 5.95 00:25:59 One of the tenants at a Vienese rooming house is a murderer. Another was a blackmailer. Great crowd.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Unfortunate Tobacconist 4/30/45 5.92 00:25:52 Every one who takes over a small tobacconist shop is killed. What's so special about this place?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Purloined Ruby 5/7/45 6.79 00:29:41 The best hiding place is the most obvious, the best disguise is the least hidden, as Holmes & Watson find intrigue and danger in a play about themselves.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Paradol Chamber 5/21/45 5.82 00:25:27 Moriarty uses Watson's wife and a fraudulent invention scheme to trap Holmes and Watson.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Colonel Warburton's Madness 9/10/45 6.45 00:28:11 Fits of madness aflict the colonel, and Holmes is called in to find out why.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Out Of Date Murder 9/17/45 5.36 00:31:14 A murder elaborately staged to look like a long-ago crime is found out.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Eyes of Mr. Leyton 9/24/45 6.57 00:28:44 Two business rivals, opium dens, and a murder.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Thor Bridge 10/1/45 6.52 00:28:30 The rivalry between two women leads to one dead and the other charged with murder.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Great Gandolfo 10/22/45 6.62 00: 28:55 We are introduced to Sherlock's enigmatic brother, Mycroft, who solves the case of a deadly female spy without leaving his armchair.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Speckled Band 11/12/45 13.2 00:28:58 Dr. Grimsby Royallot tries a dastardly scheme to murder his step-daughter.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Double Zero 11/19/45 6.58 00:28:43 Abroad on another case, Holmes solves a murder among the roulette wheels of the French Riviera.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Accidental Murder 11/26/45 6.55 00:28:39 A bungled attemp on Holmes' life leads to the exhonoration of one person and the conviction of another.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Murder In The Casbah 12/3/45 6.46 00:28:12 Holmes and Watson travel to Algeirs in search of a missing heir.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Scandal In Bohemia 12/10/45 7.01 00:30:35 One of Holmes' most famous cases, in which he's outsmarted by a woman.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Second Generation 12/17/45 4.98 00:28:58 Holmes does a favor for the daughter of Irene Adler. Great ending.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Night Before Christmas 12/24/45 13 00:28:32 It's Christmas Eve and the game is afoot!

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Hampton Heath Killer 1/7/46 13.1 00:28:37 Dr Watson tells a tale to the soldiers at Camp Roberts in California.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Murder Beyond The Mountains 1/15/46 3.32 00:28:56 An adventure from Sherlock's hidden years in the east.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Tell-Tale Pigeon Feathers 1/21/46 8.26 00:28:51 In a story involving Mycroft Holmes and Mrs. Hudson, Watson gets jugged.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Demon Barber 1/28/46 6.6 00:28:50 An actor portraying a murderer on the stage is the victim of a fiendish plot.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Mr. Edwards 2/4/46 6.55 00:28:38 Dr. Watson and the Prince of Wales both have the hots for a lady bareback rider. Holmes proves her an adventuress

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Guileless Gypsy 2/11/46 6.5 00:28:26 Holmes, on a kidnapping case, is saved by a captivating gypsy girl.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Camberwell Poisoners 2/18/46 6.66 00:29:06 Sherlock and Watson Solve a tragic case of cyanide poisoning.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Blarney Stone 3/18/46 6.64 00:28:59 See Ireland and die. Sometimes it's just not safe to be around Sherlock Holmes.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Girl With The Gazelle 3/25/46 6.4 00:27:58 A valuable painting leads to another run-in with the evil Professor Moriarty

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download April Fools Day 4/1/46 6.53 00:29:30 A joke on Holmes leads to an auspicious meeting.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Disappearing Scientist 4/8/46 6.54 00:28:35 Holmes is determined to begin his retirement in Sussex, but no such luck.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Tankerville Club 4/22/46 6.59 00:28:46 Holmes saves a friend of Watson's wife from death and dishonor.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Twisted Lip 5/6/46 6.54 00:28:34 An popular urban legend proves to be older than you would think.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Uneasy Easy Chair 5/13/46 6.55 00: 28:26 You won't find a chair like this in your local Salvation Army store. I hope.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Stuttering Ghost 10/12/46 6.78 00:29:36 It's a race against time as Holmes and Watson try to unravel the clues to a hidden cache of emeralds.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Black Angus 10/19/46 6.69 00:29:12 A Scottish laird is convinced that he and his issue are cursed as werewolves. With Tom Conway as Holmes.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Clue Of The Hungry Cat 10/26/46 6.54 00:28:33 Failing to feed the cat can have most unpleasant repercussions.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Original Hamlet 11/2/46 6.96 00:30:22 Holmes crosses swords with Professor Moriarty over an original manuscript of Hamlet.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Case Of The Coptic Compass 11/7/46 6.87 00:29:47 Moriarty again!

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Dying School Boys 11/9/46 6.56 00:28:38 Hogwarts it isn't.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Genuine Guarnarius 11/16/46 7.23 00:31:33 An out-of-tune violin provides the crucial clue. With Tom Conway.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Sally Martin 11/23/46 8.2 00:28:39 Holmes and Watson's vacation is enlivened by a murder aboard a yacht. With Tom Conway as Holmes.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Death Of Mrs Abernathy 11/30/46 7.22 00:31:22 Is it butter or is it Parkay?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Adventure Of The Grand Old Man 12/21/46 6.92 00:30:11 Someone is trying to scare a famous author to death.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Grand Old Man 12/21/46 8.18 00:28:34 Holmes solves a riddle, and a fraudster gets his just desserts. With Tom Conway as Holmes.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Singular Affair Of The White Cockerel 12/28/46 7.13 00:31:08 Holmes, in retirement on the Downs, finds devil's work on a neighboring farm.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Darlington Substitution 1/4/47 6.91 00:30:10 Holmes establishes the parentage of a child by means of a plumbers' rocket (a smoke bomb). I'm a plumber- how come I never get to use smoke bombs?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Babling Butler 1/27/47 6.93 00:30:16 Poison, poison, who's got the poison?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Dying Detective 2/3/47 6.67 00:29:05 Watson is summoned, only to find Holmes deathly ill and suffering from delerium.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Haunted Bagpipe 2/17/47 7.19 00:31:22 Aha! Professor Moriarty, we meet again!

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Horseless Carriage 2/24/47 7.19 00:31:23 Holmes & Watson have an adventure involving the newfangled infernal Automobile.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Queue For Murder 3/3/47 7.23 00:31:33 A severed head as a murder weapon? Tom Conway as Sherlock. With an introduction by Parley Baer talking about his friend Ben Wright.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Affair Of The Ancient Egyptian Curse 3/10/47 7.25 00:31:37 Ben Wright as Sherlock in a case of snakebite without a snake.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Creeping Man 3/17/47 7.09 00:30:56 Wait until the pro athletes get hold of this!

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Adventure Of The Scarlet Worm 3/24/47 7.07 00:30:51 Watson the chick magnet? With an introduction about Edith Meiser, who brought drama to radio.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Tolling Bell 4/7/47 4.35 00:25:21 A village letter carrier goes postal.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Carpathian Horror 4/14/47 6.97 00:30:25 Holmes & Watson are summonned to Carpathia, where a count is terrified of succumbing to the family curse of vampirism.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Lion's Mane 4/21/47 6.89 00:30:05 As Watson visits his old friend in retirement, the pair stumble on some gruesome attacks.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Island Of Death 4/28/47 7.22 00:31:29 Holmes & Watson are stranded on an island with a collection of circus freaks and an incomprehensible Scottish professor.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Pointless Robbery 5/5/47 7 00:30:32 A pointless break-in lures Sherlock Holmes from his Sussex bee farm.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Wysteria Lodge 5/12/47 7.46 00:32:35 A Latin American dictator brings his evil to England.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Harley Street Murders 5/19/47 6.65 00:29:03 Death among the doctors. With a somewhat unusual beginning.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Submerged Nobleman 5/26/47 7.23 00:31:33 Or, Down For The Count.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Murder In The Locked Room 6/9/47 7.13 00:31:08 The theft of an idea can be murder.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Death In The North Sea 6/16/47 7.16 00:31:15 Sherlock bursts into court with the solution to a puzzling death aboard ship. Preceeded by a conversation between Arthur Conan Doyle and his minor characters.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Dog Who Changed His Mind 9/28/47 13.7 00:29:57 A dog tells Holmes the identity of a killer.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Affair Of The Politician 10/19/47 13.3 00:29:02 Holmes goes to the infamous Limehouse district to collar a crooked councilman. With John Stanley & Alfred Shirley.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Laughing Lemur Of High Tower Heath 10/26/47 5.04 00:29:15 Holmes and Watson head to Dartmoor for a witch hunt. With Jonh Stanley and Alfred Shirley.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Cadaver In The Roman Toga 11/9/47 6.74 00:29:25 Professor Moriarty lures Holmes with an irresistable puzzle. Starring John Stanley and Alfred Shirley.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Corpse In The Roman Toga 11/9/47 5.05 00:29:22 Some days Watson just has no sense of humor at all.(John Stanley/Alfred Shirley)

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Stolen Naval Treaty(John Stanley Alfred Shirley) 11/23/47 6.71 00:29:17 A childhood friend of Dr. Watson badly needs Holmes' help.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Cradle That Rocked Itself 11/30/47 6.63 00:29:00 An eerie story of family superstition, midnight exhumation, murder, and retribution.with John stanley & Alfred Shirley as Holmes & Watson.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Christmas Bride 12/21/47 6.26 00:27:22 What? No murders? Peace on earth, indeed!

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download New Years Off Scilly Isles 12/28/47 6.73 00:29:22 Holmes averts disasteron an ocean liner.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Case Of The Sudden Senility 1/11/48 6.71 00:29:20 Farm animals suddenly start dying of old age.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Lucky Shilling 1/18/48 13.7 00:29:54 Sherlock Holmes the card sharp?

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Engineer's Thumb 1/25/48 13.5 00:29:30 John Stanley & Alfred Shirley's take on one of Holmes' more bizarre adventures.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download King Phillip's Golden Salver 2/29/48 6.8 00:29:42 Holmes takes on a blowhard Army officer. With John Stanley & Alfred Shirley.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Sinister Crate Of Cabbages 5/22/48 6.77 00:29:34 Everybody must get stoned.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Blue Carbuncle 12/26/48 6.82 00:29:45 John Stanley and Alfred Shirley star in a special Sherlock Holmes Christmas story.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Duke Of Hollywell 11/23/49 5.83 00:25:26 The Duke's wife decides to teach him a lesson. With Ben Wright and Eric Snowden.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Vanishing White Elephant 3/25/51 6.53 00:28:33 Ponderous pachyderm goes poof. Details at 7.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Beryl Coronet 6/30/59 6.33 00:27:38 Hobbes and Shelly as Holmes and Watson solve the complicated case of stolen jewels.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Copper Beeches 8/11/59 6.06 00:26:29 Holmes is engaged by a governess hired into a strange and possibly sinister house. With Carlton Hobbs & Norman Shelly.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Noble Bachelor 9/18/59 4.28 00:24:54 An upper-crust Englishman woos and marries a rich American only to have her disappear the morning after the wedding. Starring Hobbs & Shelley.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Priory School 1/8/62 5.69 00:24:53 w/ Carlton Hobbs & Norman Shelly. Nefarious doings surrounding the disappearance of a duke's son from his school.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Norwood Builder 9/11/64 6.03 00:26:18 A bitter man tries to get his revenge.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Sussex Vampire 9/18/64 6.34 00:28:29 Is a man's Peruvian wife really a vampire? A BBC production with Hobbes & Shelley.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Bascombe Valley Mystery 12/12/66 6.32 00:27:35 Holmes comes to the rescue of a young man accused of murdering his father. With Carlton Hobbs & Norman Shelley.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download Sherlock Holmes Vs. Dracula 12/19/81 18.8 00: 82:1 Dr. Watson reveals the hidden part he and Holmes played in the story of Dracula.

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Great Detective xx/xx/08 13.7 00:60:01 An interview with Holmes and Watson on the death of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. An excellent show,found on Mevio.com

Left-click to listen, Right-click to download The Bruce Partington Plans(Hobbs_Shelley) xx/xx/xx 5.77 00:25:10 Hobbs and Shelly as Holmes & Watson search for stolen secret plans.

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