Lestrade introduces Sherlock Holmes's rival, amateur sleuth Mrs Edith Marchmont, who tries to stop a murder plot overheard on a crossed telephone line.
Based on a short story by Julius Chambers
Dramatised by Chris Harrald
Inspector Lestrade was made to look a fool in the Sherlock Holmes stories. Now he is writing his memoirs and has a chance to get his own back, with tales of Holmes' rivals. He starts with gifted amateur sleuth Mrs Edith Marchmont, trying to stop a murder plot overheard on a crossed telephone line.
Directed by Liz Webb
Episode by Chris Harrald inspired by the short story 'Seven Seven Seven City' by Julius Chambers: http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks06/0600421.txt.