Sherlock Holmes (1984-1994)

Status: Ended

Airdate: 1984-04-24

Runtime: 1 hour

Rating(s): 8.7

Genre(s): Mystery, Drama, Crime

Language(s): English

Description

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985), The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993) and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994), collectively known as Sherlock Holmes, are a series of adaptations of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories which were produced by Granada Television and originally broadcast by ITV in the United Kingdom. The series starred Jeremy Brett as Holmes and David Burke (in the Adventures series) and Edward Hardwicke (Return, Case-Book, Memoirs) as Dr. Watson. The programme adapted 42 of the original stories in 41 episodes, with 36 running for 50 minutes (in a one-hour timeslot), and five being feature-length specials. Adventures ran for two series totalling 13 episodes, from April to June 1984 and August to September 1985. Return ran for two series from July to August 1986 and April to August 1988, as well as the specials "The Sign of Four" and "The Hound of the Baskervilles", which aired on 29 December 1987 and 31 August 1988 respectively. Case-Book ran for one series from February to March 1991 and three specials which aired on 2 January 1992 and 27 January and 3 February 1993. Memoirs ran for one series from March to April 1994. A short episode was also produced as part of "The Four Oaks Mystery" which aired during the ITV Telethon in 1992. Sherlock Holmes appeared in the first part, with the casts of Van der Valk, Taggart and Inspector Wexford appearing in the second, third and fourth parts respectively.

Episode Title Rating Airdate Skipped Watched
Normal Episodes 44
Season 1 7
Season 2 6
Season 3 7
Season 4 6
Season 5 6
Season 6 6
Season 7 6
Specials 5
Cast 5
Jeremy Brett - Sherlock Holmes
David Burke - Dr. Watson
Edward Hardwicke - Dr. Watson
Rosalie Williams - Mrs. Hudson
Colin Jeavons - Inspector Lestrade
Crew 2
John Hawkesworth - Creator
Patrick Gowers - Compositors
Writing 2
John Hawkesworth - Writer
Arthur Conan Doyle - Novel
Production 1
Michael Cox - Producer
Network 1
ITV Granada

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