The Stockbroker's Clerk
4 Extra Debut. Can the sleuth help a man who has received a rather curious offer? Stars Norman Shelley. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle thriller from February 1960.
The Baker Street sleuth is consulted by a young stockbroker's clerk.
After months of unemployment, Hall Pycroft has been offered the biggest chance of his lifetime, but something curious seems to be going on...
Starring Carleton Hobbs as Sherlock Holmes. The actor played the Baker Street sleuth in 80 radio dramas between 1952 and 1969.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's tale was first published in the Strand Magazine in 1893. Adapted by Michael Hardwick.
With Norman Shelley as Dr John Watson, Desmond Carrington as Hall Pycroft, Kathleen Helme as the Landlady and Hugh Manning as Arthur Pinner/Harry Pinner.
Producer: Martyn C Webster
First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1960.
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