The original, highly-acclaimed series starring Jeremy Brett as Holmes and featuring first David Burke, then later Edward Hardwicke as Watson, returns. Brett's Sherlock is considered by many to be the definitive portrayal of Arthur Conan Doyle's master sleuth.
The Three Gables (#307) Duration: 51:24 STEREO TVG
Isadora rejects her diplomat lover, Douglas Maberley, in favour of the young Duke of Lomond. With his life shattered, Douglas completes the manuscript of his life story and then dies in mysterious circumstances.
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The Master Blackmailer - Part Two (#406) Duration: 56:42 STEREO TVG
Holmes effort to bring Charles Augustus Milverton to justice, he impersonates a plumber to get inside of Milverton's gated-fortress estate. And, Holmes appears to have fallen in love! Robert Hardy (Harry Potter, Middlemarch, Little Dorrit) plays Milverton.
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The Dying Detective (#308) Duration: 51:40 STEREO TVG
Sherlock Holmes gets a visit from Adelaide Savage who is worried about her husband Victor's increasing habit of smoking opium to heighten his powers for writing poetry.
The Last Vampyre - Part One (#407) Duration: 55:40 STEREO TVG
It is nearing the end of the eighteenth century. At dead of night, a young girl Janet Burrows - blood pouring from a wound in her neck - is carried to the porch of the church in the village of Lamberley. After the villagers hear her dying screams, they run with their blazing torches to attack the village's grand mansion, consigning Lord St Clair, the aristocratic owner, to a fiery death in the collapsing ruins of his ancestral home. More than 100 years later, a tall figure drops a rose on to Janet Burrows' grave in Lamberley churchyard. He is John Stockton, a descendant of the fire's victim, who has recently arrived in the village, and is already a source of discomfort to the locals. His ancestors were deemed by the villagers to be vampires. The local vicar enlists Holmes and Watson to uncover a rational explanation for the unrest in the village. Roy Marsden (Foyle's War, "Inspector Adam Dalgliesh" in many P.D Jamesmysteries ) plays John Stockton.
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The Last Vampyre - Part Two (#408) Duration: 54:33 STEREO TVG
Holmes and Watson, investigating a village in a state of unrest about a vampire in their midst, come face to face with the suspect, John Stockton. Stockton's unusual influence over a young man complicates the mystery. Matters get more complicated before Holmes gets to the truth.
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The Eligible Bachelor - Part One (#409) Duration: 52:52 STEREO TVG
Sherlock Holmes is suffering from recurring nightmares and he is depressed that he has no cases worthy of his crime-fighting talents. Then, a society wedding ends on a sour note and the bride -- Hettie Doran, an American heiress -suddenly vanishes. Holmes and Watson uncover some truths about the groom's background and previous marriages. But where is Hettie and is she alive? Simon Williams (Upstairs, Downstairs) guest stars.
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The Eligible Bachelor - Part Two (#410) Duration: 58:17 STEREO TVG
An heiress who goes missing on her wedding day, an alcoholic actress, and a mysterious woman in a veil - all point suspicion on an aristocrat with a dubious background. Holmes and Watson rise to the challenge to determine the fate of the bride while unraveling the complicated connections between the shadowy people involved.
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