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The Sign of the Four
The novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Adapted by MICHAEL HARDWICK in the series
Murder for Pleasure with Carleton Hobbs and Norman Shelley
Cast in order of speaking:
Baker Street Irregulars:
Robert Dodson , Timothy Palmer Anthony Paul. Ronald Williams
Other parts played by Timothy West. Will Leighton and Duncan McIntyre Produced by VAL GIELGUD


Novel By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Adapted By: Michael Hardwick
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: Norman Shelley
Unknown: Robert Dodson
Unknown: Timothy Palmer
Unknown: Anthony Paul.
Unknown: Ronald Williams
Played By: Timothy West.
Unknown: Duncan McIntyre
Produced By: Val Gielgud
Dr Watson: Norman Shelley
Sherlock Holmes: Carleton Hobbs
Mrs Hudson: Grizelda Hervey
Mary Morstan: Elizabeth Morgan
Thaddeus Sholto: Philip Leaver
Major Sholto: George Curzon
McMurdo: Duncan McIntyre
Mrs Bernstone: Harriet Petworth
Inspector Athelney Jones: George Merritt
Sergeant: Will Leighton
Sherman: Norman Claridge
Mrs Smith: Carmen Hill
Jacky: Charles Eley
Wiggins: Glyn Dearman
Jonathan Small: Malcolm Hayes

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