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The Rivals

Series 3

Episode 3: Seven, Seven, Seven - City

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Based on a short story by Julius Chambers
Dramatised by Chris Harrald

Inspector Lestrade was made to look a fool in the Sherlock Holmes stories. Now he is writing his memoirs and has a chance to get his own back, with tales of Holmes' rivals. He starts with gifted amateur sleuth Mrs Edith Marchmont, trying to stop a murder plot overheard on a crossed telephone line.

Directed by Liz Webb

Episode by Chris Harrald inspired by the short story 'Seven Seven Seven City' by Julius Chambers: Show less


James Fleet
Edith Marchmont:
Marcia Warren
David Acton
Liz Webb


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