Elementary, My Dear Watson. Dr Watson (William Rushton). Copyright: BBC
Elementary, My Dear Watson

Elementary, My Dear Watson

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1973
  • 1 pilot

Sherlock Holmes finds Edwardian solutions to problems in 1973. Stars John Cleese, William Rushton, Josephine Tewson, Norman Bird, Chic Murray and more.

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1973
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
1 Pilot
Stars
John Cleese, William Rushton, Josephine Tewson, Norman Bird, Chic Murray, John Wells, Bill Maynard, Larry Martyn and more
Writer
N.F. Simpson
Director
Harold Snoad
Producer
Barry Took
Companies

What is the tenuous thread that links 5 dead solicitors with Fu Manchu and the panel of Call My Bluff?

What is the curse of the Bellingham-Datchetts?

Is Dr Watson becoming too surreal for his own good?

Sherlock Holmes finds Edwardian solutions to these problems of 1973.

Additional details

Part of

Comedy Playhouse

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 18th January 1973 at 8pm on BBC One
Episode length
30 minutes

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