Clive Merrison and Michael Williams star as Holmes and Watson in this collection of twelve stories from the unique fully dramatized BBC Radio 4 canon, based on Arthur Conan Doyle's original short stories. The 12 dramatizations are A Scandal in Bohemia; The Red-Headed League; A Case of Identity; The Boscombe Valley Mystery; The Five Orange Pips; The Man with the Twisted Lip; The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle; The Adventure of the Speckled Band; The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb; The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor; The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet; and The Adventure of the Copper Beeches.
12 CDs, 525 minutes.
|Publisher:||B B C Worldwide Americas|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 24.00(d)|
About the Author
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859. He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh and began to write stories while he was a student. Over his life he produced more than 30 books, 150 short stories, poems, plays, and essays across a wide range of genres. His most famous creation is the detective Sherlock Holmes, who he introduced in his first novel A Study in Scarlet. This was followed by a historical novel, Micah Clarke. Conan Doyle eventually published The Final Problem in which he killed off his famous detective so that he could turn his attention more towards historical fiction. However Holmes was so popular that Conan Doyle eventually relented and published The Hound of the Baskervilles in 1901. The events of the The Hound of the Baskervilles are set before those of The Final Problem, but in 1903 new Sherlock Holmes stories began to appear that revealed that the detective had not died after all. He was finally retired in 1927. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle died on July 7, 1930.
Date of Birth:May 22, 1859
Date of Death:July 7, 1930
Place of Birth:Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:Crowborough, Sussex, England
Education:Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885