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The Mystery of the Scarlet Thread

Episode 4 of 4

Inspector Lestrade (James Fleet) was made to look a fool in the Sherlock Holmes stories. Now he gets his own back, with tales of Holmes' rivals - Professor SFX Van Dusen.

By Jacques Futrelle.

Dramatised By Chris Harrald.

Inspector Lestrade was made to look a fool in the Sherlock Holmes stories. Now he gets his own back, with tales of Holmes' rivals. Lestrade enlists the help of 'the Thinking Machine' Professor SFX Van Dusen with what he suspects may be a series of attempted murders. City dealer Nicholas Henley, has nearly been gassed three times in apparent accidents in the luxury flats of Malplaquet House. All the residents have secrets, but which one of them is out to get Henley?

Lestrade ..... James Fleet
Van Dusen .... Tony Gardner
Nicolas Henley .... Nick Underwood
Charlotte Lipscombe .... Joannah Tincey
Reginald Cabell .... James Lailey
Miss Regnier .... Kirsty Oswald
Burlingame .... Brian Protheroe
Pemberley .... Sean Baker

Producer: Liz Webb.

28 minutes

Last on

Sat 26 Jan 2019 05:30

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Credits

Role Contributor
Lestrade James Fleet
Van Dusen Tony Gardner
Nicolas Henley Nick Underwood
Charlotte Lipscombe Joannah Tincey
Reginald Cabell James Lailey
Miss Regnier Kirsty Oswald
Burlingame Brian Protheroe
Pemberley Sean Baker
Director Liz Webb
Author Jacques Futrelle
Adaptor Chris Harrald

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