A colonel receives five seeds in the mail---and dies within weeks. A young bride disappears immediately after her wedding. An old hat and a Christmas goose are the only clues to a stolen jewel. A son is accused of his father's murder. These mysteries---and many more---are brought to the house on Baker Street where detective Sherlock Holmes resides. No case is too tricky for the world's most famous sleuth and his incredible powers of deduction.
"This version is complete"
Scandal, treachery and crime are rife in Old London Town. A king blackmailed by his mistress, dark dealings in opium dens, stolen jewels, a missing bride - these are cases so fiendishly complex that only Sherlock Holmes would dare to investigate.
"For the Fun of It"
Sir John Gielgud stars as Sherlock Holmes with Sir Ralph Richardson as Dr. Watson. John's brother, Val Gielgud, the celebrated mystery author and producer, directs several episodes and co-stars in one of them... as Sherlock's brother! As a finishing touch, Orson Welles plays the evil Moriarty. The shows created by this very special team are possibly the greatest Sherlock Holmes radio programs ever produced. This set features all sixteen episodes in their most complete surviving examples - taken from what currently exists of the syndication masters.
The world-famous sleuth is back in this astounding 60-episode collection (many previously believed to have been lost) direct from the original radio broadcasts. Featuring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, this collection contains nearly 30 hours of Old Time Radio broadcasting at its best. Digitally remastered from the original broadcast recordings, this amazing set is a true collector's item for Sherlock Holmes fans everywhere!
"Out of order stories, but a good listen"
When the papal apartments are burgled in 1901, Sherlock Holmes is summoned to Rome by Pope Leo XII. After learning from the pontiff that several priceless cameos that could prove compromising to the church, and perhaps determine the future of the newly unified Italy, have been stolen, Holmes is asked to recover them. In a parallel story, Michelangelo, the toast of Rome in 1501 after the unveiling of his Pieta, is commissioned by Pope Alexander VI, the last of the Borgia pontiffs, with creating the cameos that will bedevil Holmes and the papacy four centuries later.
"Wow! Sherlock returns!"
In the 56 short stories and four novels Arthur Conan Doyle wrote about his great detective, there are many passing references to successful cases that are never actually written about. These four stories, written by the main dramatist on the complete BBC Radio 4 Sherlock Holmes canon, imaginatively flesh out the cases behind those references, to wonderful effect. As in the complete dramatised canon, Clive Merrison plays the great sleuth, with the role of Doctor Watson played by Andrew Sachs.
"Didn't you always wonder?"
This is the story, set in 1891, that introduces Holmes' greatest opponent, the criminal mastermind Professor Moriarty. As is well known, "The Final Problem" was intended to be exactly what its name says. Conan Doyle meant to stop writing about his famous detective with this short story - equally well-known, this device failed in its purpose.
Join the immortal Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as they solve some of their most famous cases. Including "The Red-Headed League", "The Speckled Band", "A Scandal in Bohemia", and more of their remarkable adventures adorn this sparkling collection. Brought to life by award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison, each of Doyle's characters is brought to life with respect and precision. This is a Holmes collection to be treasured for years.
The games is afloat! This fascinating tale takes Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson on an amazing undersea adventure to find and rescue a famous author, who has been kidnapped. Along the way there are hidden clues, lost civilizations, danger, romance, humor, a volcanic eruption, a good deal of seaweed tea, and a more than one surprising plot twist, not to mention saving the world.
The King of Bohemia has hired Sherlock Holmes to recover photos of his affair with the actress Irene Adler, but Miss Adler does not want to give the photos up. What lengths will Holmes go to retrieve the photos for the King? And how will he fair at the hands of his beautiful quarry? Join Watson as he tells the tale of his good friend and the one he will always refer to as "the woman".
A modern short story collection featuring the great detective.
"Improbable and Incredible."
Sherlock Holmes returns to London from his retirement at his Sussex Bee farm. A beautiful woman, stolen rubies and a mysterious character from Holmes’ past lead him into a dangerous and challenging investigation. He must solve the murder of an actor…an actor portraying none other than Sherlock Holmes himself.
A night of horrors is in store for Sherlock Holmes when he disguises himself as Watson and hides in a wax museum—to catch the killer of ten young girls on Hampstead Heath!
The saga begins with The Bonnie Bag of Bones that lead the infamous duo on a not-so-merry chase into the mythical mountains of Scotland and ultimately to the "the woman" who is tangled within a mystery that has haunted Holmes for a quarter century.
"The Real Sherlock Holmes"
“I must say, his actions tonight hardly seem the behavior or a sane man!" comments Dr. Watson on the peculiar musings of the babbling butler. Yet this is only the beginning, as Holmes and Watson find themselves drawn into an investigation of not one, but two tragic deaths.
"couldn't finish it even though it's an hour"
Este libro presenta las impactantes aventuras del mejor detective del mundo. Trata seis casos criminales tan enigmáticos que solamente alguien como Holmes es capaz de resolver. Para ello utiliza su gran capacidad de observación y su aguda inteligencia. La solución es obvia; basta analizar los indicios y seguir las pistas dadas.
In these five tales, Sherlock Holmes is shown at the height of his powers: he co-operates with a young Winston Churchill in the famed Siege of Sydney Street, helps defeat a plan for a German invasion outlined in the Zimmerman Telegram, establishes a link between two missing lighthouse keepers and the royal treasures of King John, contends with a supernatural curse places upon an eccentric aristocrat, and discovers a lost epic of Lord Byron.
"Don't waste your money."
Twelve full-cast dramatzied Sherlock Holmes stories adapted from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's stories by British author MJ Elliott.
When Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote "The Final Problem" in 1893, in which Sherlock Holmes seemed to plunge fatally to the bottom of the Reichenbach Falls in the grip of his old adversary, Professor Moriarty, he vowed to have nothing more to do with his celebrated sleuth. But the pressure of public demand, not to mention the financial offers from British and American publishers, persuaded him to relent.
Clive Merrison stars as Holmes, with Michael Williams as Watson, in these adventures, part of the unique, fully dramatised BBC canon of Conan Doyle's short stories and novels featuring the world-famous sleuth.
"Pleasure to read The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes"