The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle

Based on Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Why did the author Arthur Conan Doyle kill off his most famous creation - master detective Sherlock Holmes - at the height of his popularity? Douglas Henshall stars in an absorbing one-off drama that explores intriguing links between Doyle's work and a life scarred by guilt, grief and childhood trauma.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Adaptation
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 1'29'20''
  • Broadcast date: 2005

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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