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

Elementary, My Dear Watson

Elementary, My Dear Watson

Sherlock Holmes finds Edwardian solutions to problems in 1973

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

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.

Production Details

Part of

Comedy Playhouse

Production company

Broadcast details

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