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Murder Rooms: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes

on BBC Four

Murder mystery following the fictional exploits of the young Arthur Doyle and his mentor Dr Joseph Bell, who provided the inspiration for Sherlock Holmes, following the duo as they hunt for a serial killer. See panel.


Joseph Bell:
Ian Richardson
Sir Henry Carlyle:
Charles Dance
Arthur Conan Doyle:
Robin Laing
Dolly Wells
Lady Sarah Carlyle:
Ruth Platt

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