The Rivals

Inspector Lestrade was made to look a fool in the Sherlock Holmes stories.

Now he has a chance to get his own back, with tales of Holmes' rivals.

Episodes

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0101The Murders In The Rue Morgue20111019

Inspector Lestrade was made to look a fool in the Sherlock Holmes stories.

Now he has a chance to get his own back, with tales of Holmes' rivals.By Edgar Allan Poe.

  • duborg - Brian Bowles
  • dupin - Andrew Scott
  • granjean - Sean Baker
  • he begins with the famous case of the murders in the rue morgue, and the eccentric talents of auguste dupin
  • mme duborg - Jane Whittenshaw
  • the sailor - Stuart Mcloughlin

  • 0102The Problem Of Cell 1320111026

    He continues with the extraordinary story of Professor SFX Van Dusen, who thinks his way out of a locked prison cell.

  • by Jacques Futrelle
  • dramatised by Chris Harrald
  • fielding - Sean Baker
  • hatch - Alun Raglan
  • merriman - Stuart Mcloughlin
  • o'connor - Simon Bubb
  • van dusen - Paul Rhys

  • 0103Murder By Proxy20111102

    He continues with a country house murder and the devious talents of private detective Paul Beck.

  • beck - Anton Lesser
  • by Matthias Mcdonnel Bodkin
  • jonathan - Stuart Mcloughlin
  • julia - Eloise Secker
  • mark - Simon Bubb
  • mrs beck - Jane Whittenshaw
  • neville - Sean Baker
  • tilley - Brian Bowles

  • 0104 LASTThe Mystery Of Redstone Manor20111109

    By Chris Harrald, based on the character by Catherine Louisa Pirkis.

    He concludes with a nail-biting adventure that features the uncompromising Loveday Brooke.

    Loveday.

    Honeysuckle Weeks

    Winter.

    Brian Bowles

    Simkins.

    Stuart McLoughlin

    Alex.

    Daniel Rabin