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The Mystery of the Obese Escapologist

The spoof sleuth probes the murky world of a Victorian music hall. From January 1999. Stars Roy Hudd and June Whitfield.

Baker Street’s Great Detective Sherlock Holmes probes the murky world of a Victorian music hall.

Roy Hudd spoofs the famous sleuth in Tony Hare’s comedy series.

With Chris Emmett as Dr Watson, June Whitfield as Mrs Hudson and Geoffrey Whitehead as Moriarty.

Musical accompaniment: Ian Smith.

Producer: Chris Neill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1999.

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30 minutes

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