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The Blind Banker

Episode 2 of 3

A mysterious cipher is being scrawled on walls around London, and the first person to see it dies within hours of reading it. Can Sherlock and John solve the case?

A mysterious cipher is being scrawled on the walls around London. The first person to see the cipher is dead within hours of reading it. Sherlock plunges into a world of codes and symbols, consulting with London's best graffiti artists. He soon learns that the city is in the grip a gang of international smugglers, a secret society called the Black Lotus.

1 hour, 29 minutes


Role Contributor
Sherlock Holmes Benedict Cumberbatch
Dr John Watson Martin Freeman
Mrs Hudson Una Stubbs
Molly Hooper Louise Brealey
Sarah Zoe Telford
DI Dimmock Paul Chequer
Soo Lin Yao Gemma Chan
Andy Galbraith Al Weaver
Seb Wilkes Bertie Carvel
Eddie Van Coon Daniel Percival
Writer Steve Thompson
Director Euros Lyn
Producer Sue Vertue


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