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Sherlock Holmes and the Glorious Doppelganger

The spoof sleuth probes a dastardly plot involving Queen Victoria. Stars Roy Hudd and June Whitfield. From February 1999.

Baker Street’s Great Detective Sherlock Holmes investigates when Queen Victoria suffers a severe personality change.

The ghastly truth is revealed at Buckingham Palace garden party.

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.

30 minutes