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The Tragedy of Birlstone

The case is solved with the aid of a single dumb-bell and Dr Watson's umbrella. With Clive Merrison and Michael Williams.

The detective battles to solve the case with the aid of a single dumb-bell and Dr Watson's umbrella...

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes story was first published in 1915.

Starring Clive Merrison as Sherlock Holmes, Michael Williams as Dr John Watson, Iain Glen as John McMurdo, Mark Bonner as Inspector Alec MacDonald, Timothy Bateson as White Mason, Constantine Gregory as Jack McGinty, Amanda Gordon as Ettie Shafter, Stephen Critchlow as Ted Baldwin, Becky Hindley as Ivy Douglas, Gavin Muir as Cecil Barker and Ronald Pickup as the Narrator

Dramatised in two episodes by Bert Coules.

Pianist: Michael Hasiam
Violinist: Abigail Young.

Director: Enyd Williams.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1997.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 26 Jun 2018 03:00

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