1 9 8 6 (UK)
7 x 60 minute episodes
1 9 8 8 (UK)
4 x 60 minute episodes
Believed dead after his fatal encounter with Professor Moriarity at the Reichenbach Falls three years earlier (in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes), Sherlock Holmes (Jeremy Brett) returns to England to foil a plot to murder him by a former Moriarity gang member.
This time around, Dr Watson was played by Edward Hardwicke. Returning cast members included Rosalie Williams as Mrs Hudson, Colin Jeavons as Inspector Lestrade and Charles Gray as Mycroft Holmes.
This superb Granada TV series debuted on Wednesday 9 July 1986. Four further episodes were aired in April 1988.
Dr John Watson
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