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The Problem of the Superfluous Finger

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By Jaques Futrelle. Inspector Lestrade introduces Sherlock Holmes's brilliant rival Professor SFX Van Dusen.

By Jaques Futrelle.

Dramatised By Chris Harrald.

Inspector Lestrade was made to look a fool in the Sherlock Holmes stories. Now he is writing his memories and has a chance to get his own back, with tales of Holmes' rivals. He begins with his collaboration with "The Thinking Machine" Professor SFX Van Dusen, trying to solve a strange case involving self-mutilation.

Producer: Liz Webb.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 30 May 2015 05:30

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Role Contributor
Lestrade Tim Pigott-Smith
Van Dusen Paul Rhys
Mrs Morey Emerald O'Hanrahan
Dr Prescott Sean Murray
Miss Marsh Philippa Stanton
Hoskins Ben Crowe
Producer Liz Webb
Adaptor Chris Harrald
Author Jacques Futrelle