Sherlock Holmes With Carleton Hobbs

With Carleton Hobbs as Holmes and Norman Shelley as Watson.

Episodes

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A governess working for an American magnate is accused of his wife's murder. But did she do it? From 1967.

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Who is the strange man following Violet Smith as she cycles to see her mother?

Who is the strange man following Violet Smith as she cycles to see her mother? Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's great detective investigates.

Stars Carleton Hobbs as Sherlock Holmes and Norman Shelley as Dr Watson.

Adapted for radio by Micheal Hardwick. Producer Graham Gauld

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1964.

01The Stockbroker's Clerk1960020020180307 (BBC7)
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The Baker Street sleuth is consulted by a young stockbroker's clerk.

After months of unemployment, Hall Pycroft has been offered the biggest chance of his lifetime, but something curious seems to be going on...

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 Strand Magazine in 1893. Adapted by Michael Hardwick.

With Norman Shelley as Dr John Watson, Desmond Carrington as Hall Pycroft, Kathleen Helme as the Landlady and Hugh Manning as Arthur Pinner/Harry Pinner.

Producer: Martyn C Webster

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1960.

02The Naval Treaty1960050020180308 (BBC7)
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Watson's old school friend faces certain ruin if a secret government document can't be found. Can they great detective help..?

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 1893. Adapted by Michael Hardwick.

With Norman Shelley as Dr John Watson, Peter Hamilton Dyer as Percy Phelps, George Hagan as Lord Holdhurst, Charles Simon as Tangey, Kenneth Dight as Constable/Detective Forbes, Freda Dowie as Ada Tangey, Kathleen Helme as Mrs Hudson, Robert Corder as Joseph Harrison, Cecile Chevreau as Annie Harrison and June Tobin as Mrs Tangey.

Producer: Martyn C Webster

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1960.

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03The Greek Interpreter1960050020180309 (BBC7)
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The great detective's brother, Mycroft, needs help to unravel a bizarre case of abduction.

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 1893. Adapted by Michael Hardwick.

With Norman Shelley as Dr John Watson, Keith Williams as Mycroft Holmes, George Hagan as Club Porter, Charles Simon as Flat Porter, Jeffrey Segal as Melas, Brian McDermott as Latimer, James Thomason as Kemp, June Tobin as Sophy and Michael Turner as Inspector Gregson.

Producer: Martyn C Webster

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1960.

03The Three Garridebs1964000020040512 BT=1300 Duration=30 (BBC7)
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Will John Garrideb inherit a fortune if he finds a man who shares his surname? Or is he lying to Holmes?

American John Garrideb asks the sleuth to find two men who share his surname.

From 1964.

American John Garrideb asks the sleuth to find two men who share his surname, and so could claim a large inheritance.

To inherit a fortune, an American asks the sleuth to find two men with his surname.

To inherit a fortune, an American asks the sleuth to find two men with his surname. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle thriller from 1964.

Will John Garrideb inherit a fortune if he finds a man who shares his surname? Or is he lying to Holmes? From 1964. Episode 3 of 10.

Will John Garrideb inherit a fortune if he finds a man who shares his surname? Or is he lying to Holmes? From 1964.

American John Garrideb asks the sleuth to find two men who share his surname. From 1964.

Will John Garrideb inherit a fortune if he finds a man who shares his surname? From 1964.

04The Sussex Vampire20051006 (BBC7)
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Robert Ferguson's wife is suspected of being a vampire. But is she? With Carleton Hobbs as Holmes. Episode 4 of 10.

04The Cardboard Box1960040020180312 (BBC7)
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Can the sleuth solve the mystery of a very grizzly delivery?

Can the great detective solve the mystery of a very grizzly delivery?

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 Strand Magazine in 1893. Adapted by Michael Hardwick.

With Norman Shelley as Dr John Watson, Janet Burnell as Susan Cushing, Cecile Chevreau as Sarah Cushing, Eva Stuart as Mary Browner, Tom Watson as Jim Browner, David Bird as Inspector Lestrade and Hugh Manning as the Constable.

Producer: Martyn C Webster

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1960.

04The Sussex Vampire1963120720040513 BT=1300 Duration=30 (BBC7)
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Robert Ferguson's wife is suspected of being a vampire.

But is she? With Carleton Hobbs as Holmes.

But is she?

With Carleton Hobbs as Holmes.

The sleuth is called in when a Peruvian woman is accused of sucking her children's blood.

The sleuth is called in when a Peruvian woman is accused of sucking the blood of her children.

From 1964.

The sleuth investigates a Peruvian woman accused of sucking her children's blood.

The sleuth investigates a Peruvian woman accused of sucking her children's blood. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle thriller from 1964.

Robert Ferguson's wife is suspected of being a vampire. But is she? With Carleton Hobbs as Holmes.

Robert Ferguson's wife is suspected of being a vampire. But is she? With Carleton Hobbs as Holmes. Episode 4 of 10.

Robert Ferguson's wife is suspected of being a vampire. But is she?

05The Crooked Man1963121420051013 BT=0900 (BBC7)
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Holmes investigates a death in Aldershot, but this tale of love and treachery begins during 'The Indian Mutiny'. Episode 5 of 10.

05The Disappearance Of Lady Frances Carfax1960050020180313 (BBC7)
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Can the Baker Street sleuth track down a woman who has vanished from a hotel along with her valuable jewels?

Starring Carleton Hobbs as Sherlock Holmes. The actor played the great detective in 80 radio dramas between 1952 and 1969.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's tale was first published in the Strand Magazine in 1893. Adapted by Michael Hardwick.

With Norman Shelley as Dr John Watson, Charles Simon as Dr Horson, John Hollis as Jules Vibart, George Morritt as Herr Dietrich, Cecile Chevreau as Marle Devine, John Humphry as The Hon. Philip Green, Kathleen Helme as Mrs Hudson, Michael Turner as Peters, Tom Watson as the Police Sergeant and Hugh Manning as the Workhouse warden.

Producer: Martyn C Webster

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1960.

05The Red-headed League1963121420040514 BT=1300 Duration=30 (BBC7)
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Wilson is asked to copy out the Encyclopaedia Britannica for four pounds a week.

But is it an elaborate hoax?

The sleuth's visitor is asked to copy out the 'Encyclopaedia Britannica'.

Is it a hoax?

A red-haired visitor asks the sleuth to probe a millionaire's bizarre job offer.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle thriller from 1964.

The sleuth's visitor is asked to copy out the 'Encyclopaedia Britannica' for four pounds a week.

But is it a hoax? From 1964.

But is it an elaborate hoax? From 1964.

The sleuth's visitor is asked to copy out the 'Encyclopaedia Britannica'. Is it a hoax?

A red-haired visitor asks the sleuth to probe a millionaire's bizarre job offer. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle thriller from 1964.

Wilson is asked to copy out the Encyclopedia Britannica for four pounds a week. But is it an elaborate hoax? With Carleton Hobbs as Holmes.

Wilson is asked to copy out the Encyclopedia Britannica for four pounds a week. But is it an elaborate hoax? With Carleton Hobbs as Holmes. [Episode 5 of 10 rpt of today 1.00pm]

Wilson is asked to copy out the Encyclopaedia Britannica for four pounds a week. But is it an elaborate hoax? From 1964.

Wilson is asked to copy out the Encyclopaedia Britannica for four pounds a week. But is it an elaborate hoax? From 1964. Episode 5 of 10.

06The Engineer's Thumb1960070020180314 (BBC7)
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Can the great detective solve the mystery behind engineer Victor Hatherley's injury?

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 Strand Magazine in 1893. Adapted by Michael Hardwick.

With Norman Shelley as Dr John Watson, Harold Reese as Victor Hatherley, Julian Somers as Colonel Lysander Stark, Geoffrey Wincott as Mr Ferguson, Stella Textor as Elise, Edgar Norfolk as Inspector Bradstreet, John Scott as the Clerk, Janet Morrison as the Maid and Ian Sadler as the Railway Guard.

Producer: Martyn C Webster

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1960.

06The Three Gables1963122120040517 (BBC7)
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Why would a house buyer also want to acquire every single item in the building? Holmes and Watson investigate.

Why would a house buyer also want to acquire every single item in the building?

Holmes and Watson investigate.

Holmes investigates a house buyer who also wants to buy every single item in the building.

The sleuth investigates a house buyer who also wants to acquire every single item in the building.

From 1964.

The sleuth investigates a house buyer who's also after all its contents. From 1964.

The sleuth investigates a house buyer who's also after all its contents. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle thriller from 1964.

Why would a house buyer also want to acquire every single item in the building? Holmes and Watson investigate. Episode 6 of 10.

07The Illustrious Client1960050020180315 (BBC7)
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Why is the Baker Street sleuth asked to intervene in a special matter of the heart?

Starring Carleton Hobbs as Sherlock Holmes. The actor played the great detective in 80 radio dramas between 1952 and 1969.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's tale was first published in the Strand Magazine in 1893. Adapted by Michael Hardwick.

With Norman Shelley as Dr John Watson, John Humphry as Sir James Damery, John G Heller as Baron Gruner, Anthony Viccars as Shinwell Johnson, Eva Stuart as Kitty Winter and Nicholas Edmett as the Newsvendor.

Producer: Martyn C Webster

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1960.

07The Retired Colourman1963122820040518 (BBC7)
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An apparently simple case of adultery and theft turns into something much more sinister for Holmes and Watson.

A simple case of adultery and theft turns into something much more sinister.

From 1964.

A simple case of adultery and theft turns into something much more sinister for the sleuth and his companion.

A case of adultery and theft turns sinister for the sleuth and his companion. From 1964.

A simple case of adultery and theft turns sinister for the sleuth and his companion. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle thriller from 1964.

A simple case of adultery and theft turns into something much more sinister. From 1964.

An apparently simple case of adultery and theft turns into something much more sinister for Holmes and Watson. Episode 7 of 10.

08The Boscombe Valley Mystery1964010420040519 (BBC7)
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Holmes investigates a murder in Herefordshire - but the roots of the crime are on the other side of the world.

The sleuth probes a murder in Herefordshire, but the crime's roots are down under.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle thriller from 1966.

The sleuth probes a murder in Herefordshire, but the crime's roots are down under. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle thriller from 1966.

Holmes investigates a murder in Herefordshire - but the roots of the crime are on the other side of the world. Episode 8 of 10.

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Holmes investigates a death in Aldershot, but this tale of love and treachery begins during The Indian Mutiny.

Holmes investigates a death in Aldershot, but this tale begins during The Indian Mutiny.

The sleuth probes a death in Aldershot, but this tale of love and treachery begins during 'The Indian Mutiny'.

From 1966.

Probing a military murder, the sleuth exposes a cryptic connection to colonial India.

Probing a military murder, the sleuth exposes a cryptic connection to colonial India. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle thriller from 1966.

Holmes investigates a death in Aldershot, but this tale of love and treachery begins during The Indian Mutiny. Episode 9 of 10.

10 LASTThe Final Problem1964011820040521 (BBC7)
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Moriarty pursues Holmes across Europe and the ultimate confrontation.

The sleuth's enemy Professor Moriarty pursues him across Europe.

From 1967.

The sleuth's enemy Professor Moriarty pursues him across Europe - towards the ultimate confrontation.

Moriarty pursues Holmes across Europe - towards the ultimate confrontation.

The Baker Street sleuth's enemy Professor Moriarty pursues him across Europe.

The Baker Street sleuth's enemy Professor Moriarty pursues him across Europe - towards the ultimate confrontation. From 1967.

Moriarty pursues Holmes across Europe - towards the ultimate confrontation. Episode 10 of 10.

The sleuth's enemy Professor Moriarty pursues him across Europe. From 1967.

01Shoscombe Old Place1959080020171030 (BBC7)

The Baker Street sleuth investigates odd events at a racing stable.

The great detective heads to Berkshire to investigate strange events at a racing stable

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 originally appeared in 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' published in the Strand Magazine in 1927. Adapted by Michael Hardwick.

With Norman Shelley as Doctor Watson, Frederick Treves as John Mason / Coachman, Fanny Carby as Mrs Norlett / Pageboy, Ronald Baddiley as Josiah Barnes, Godfrey Kenton as Sir Robert Norbarton, Robert Sansom as Mr Norlett and Frank Atkinson as Stephens / Dog.

Producer: Frederick Bradnum

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1959.

01The Beryl Coronet20171024 (BBC7)

A valuable jewel theft mystery for the Baker Street sleuth.

'I could, of course, borrow so trifling a sum ten times over from my friends' said His Grace, asking the banker for the loan of £50,000- and he handed over the Beryl Coronet as security.

What happened then sent the distressed banker hurrying to 221B Baker Street to seek the aid of Sherlock Holmes...

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 originally appeared in 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' published in the Strand Magazine in 1891. Adapted by Michael Hardwick.

With Norman Shelley as Doctor Watson, Hilda Schroder as Miss Parker / Lucy Parr, Frederick Treves as Arthur Holder, Robert Sansom as Alexander Holder, Ronald Baddiley as Roberts, Godfrey Kenton as His Grace and Eva Huszar as Mary Holder.

Producer: Frederick Bradnum

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1959.

01The Blanched Soldier1959080020171025 (BBC7)

The sleuth hunts for a soldier not seen since the Boer War.

Godfrey Emsworth comes back from the Boer War and hasn't been since.

At the request of Godfrey's friend and fellow-soldier, James Dodd, can Holmes solve this unusual mystery?

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 originally appeared in 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' published in the Strand Magazine in 1927. Adapted by Michael Hardwick.

With Norman Shelley as Doctor Watson, Frederick Treves as James M Dodd, Robert Sansom as Colonel Emsworth, Frank Atkinson as the Butler, William Eedle as Mr Kent, Denis Coacher as Godfrey Emsworth and Norman Claridge as Sir James Saunders.

Producer: Frederick Bradnum

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1959.

01The Man With The Twisted Lip1959050020171023 (BBC7)

The Baker Street sleuth searches for a missing husband.

Dr Watson goes gallantly in search of a missing husband at the ' Bar of Gold' opium den in Upper Swandam Lane, and has a curious encounter with a tall, old man whose eyes are dull, whose skin is wrinkled-and yet whose voice is at once familiar...

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 originally appeared in 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' published in the Strand Magazine in 1891. Adapted by Michael Hardwick.

With Norman Shelley as Doctor Watson, Ronald Baddiley as Inspector Bradstreet, Hilda Schroder as Mrs St Clair, Eva Stuart as Mrs Whitney, Frederick Treves as Boone, Sylvia Coleridge as Mrs Watson, Robert Sansom as Isa Whitney, Garard Green as the coachman and Joe Sterne as the Constable.

Producer: Frederick Bradnum

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1959.

01The Noble Bachelor1959080020171027 (BBC7)

The detective investigates the mysterious disappearance of a new bride.

The great detective is hired to find why a bride mysteriously disappeared just hours after getting married.

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 originally appeared in 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' published in the Strand Magazine in 1891. Adapted by Michael Hardwick.

With Norman Shelley as Doctor Watson, Frederick Treves as Lestrade, William Eedle as Lord St Simon, Jane Jordan Rogers as Mrs Moulton and Jerold Wells as Francis May Moulton.

Producer: Frederick Bradnum

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1959.

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The detective probes the strange duties required of a new governess.

When a young governess feels threatened by unknown dangers in a remote country house, Holmes and Watson are quick to fly to her aid...

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 originally appeared in 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' published in the Strand Magazine in 1891. Adapted by Michael Hardwick.

With Norman Shelley as Doctor Watson, Hilda Schroder as Violet Hunter, Eva Stuart as Miss Stoper/Mrs Rucastle, Frederick Treves as Mr Rucastle and Fanny Carby as Mrs Toller.

Producer: Frederick Bradnum

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in August 1959.

Violet can work at the sinister Rucastle home on the condition that she cuts her hair.

Holmes is intrigued.

Asked to cut her hair for a governess job offer, Violet Hunter contacts the sleuth.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle thriller from 1959.

The sleuth is intrigued.

From 1959.

Violet can work at Rucastle home on the condition that she cuts her hair.

Asked to cut her hair for a governess job offer, Violet Hunter contacts the sleuth. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle thriller from 1959.

Violet Hunter can work for the sinister Mr Rucastle as a governess on the condition that she cuts her hair. Holmes is intrigued.

Violet can work at the sinister Rucastle home on the condition that she cuts her hair. Holmes is intrigued. From 1959.

Violet can work at Rucastle home on the condition that she cuts her hair. Holmes is intrigued. From 1959.

Violet can work at the sinister Rucastle home on the condition that she cuts her hair. Holmes is intrigued. From 1959. Episode 1 of 10.