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The Return of Sherlock Holmes: 1. The Empty House


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Seven classic mysteries starring Clive Merrison as Holmes and Michael Williams as Dr. Watson

Holmes has met his fate at the Reichenbach Falls, and Mary Watson is on her death-bed. Alone and grief-stricken, Dr Watson tries his hand at solving a society murder.
Dramatised by Bert Coules.

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Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised by: Bert Coules
Violinist: Leonard Friedman
Director: Patrick Rayner
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Michael Williams
Prof. Moriarty: Michael Pennington
Colonel Moran: Frederick Treves
Inspector Lestrade: Donald Gee
Mrs. Hudson: Joan Matheson
Sir John: Peter Penry Jones
Adair: John Webb
Murray: Steve Hodson
Nurse: Kate Binchy
Mary Watson: Jillie Meers
Jenny: Siriol Jenkins
Stamford: Keith Drinkel
Coroner: John Church
Parker: John Fleming

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