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The Beekeeper's Apprentice

The Baker Street sleuth comes out of retirement, takes on an apprentice and tackles a spy. Laurie King's homage stars James Fox.

The Great Detective, Sherlock Holmes comes out of retirement, takes on a young apprentice and tackles a spy - in this witty and humorous homage to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Starring James Fox as Holmes, Shaun Prendergast as Watson, Monica Dolan as Mary Russell and Sian Thomas as Donleavy.

Written by Laurie King. Dramatised for radio by Shaun Prendergast.

Directed in Manchester by Melanie Harris

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

30 minutes

Last on

Wed 10 Jun 2015 01:00



The Sound of Sherlock

The Sound of Sherlock

Incarnations of Holmes & Watson from the BBC Radio vaults.