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The sleuth probes a mysterious killing linked to discarded glasses. Arthur Conan Doyle thriller with Norman Shelley. From 1962.

The great sleuth probes a mysterious killing linked to discarded glasses.

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 Return of Sherlock Holmes in 1904. Adapted by Michael Hardwick.

With Norman Shelley as Dr John H Watson, Hugh Dickson as Stanley Hopkins, Grizelda Hervey as Anna, Louida Vaughan as Susan, Jocelyn Page as Mrs Marker, Ardreas Malandrinos as Professor Coram and Humphrey Morton as the Constable.

Producer: Robin Midgley

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1962.

30 minutes

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