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Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes 

Certain events which had an impact on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, while he was still a medical student under the supervision of Dr. Bell, his teacher and mentor, on whom the character of Sherlock Holmes is partly drawn from.
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Series cast summary:
Ian Richardson ...  Dr. Joseph Bell 5 episodes, 2000-2001
Charles Edwards ...  Arthur Conan Doyle 4 episodes, 2001
Simon Chandler ...  Inspector Warner 3 episodes, 2001
Mossie Smith Mossie Smith ...  Mrs. Williams 2 episodes, 2001
Sean Wightman Sean Wightman ...  Mortuary Clerk / ... 2 episodes, 2000-2001
Ben Macleod Ben Macleod ...  Innes Doyle 2 episodes, 2001
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Certain events which had an impact on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, while he was still a medical student under the supervision of Dr. Bell, his teacher and mentor, on whom the character of Sherlock Holmes is partly drawn from.

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English

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18 May 2000 (USA) See more »

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Dr. Bell and Mr. Doyle See more »

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Ian Richardson previously played Sherlock Holmes in The Sign of Four (1983) and The Hound of the Baskervilles (1983). See more »

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Fine series - an interesting take on Holmes/Doyle
29 September 2009 | by jonfrum2000See all my reviews

I got the DVD of the four post-pilot episodes from the library. These are not just re-warmed Sherlock Holmes stories, and that's a good thing. The plots and the atmosphere is often quite Gothic, with supernatural elements pulling the stories away from standard murder mysteries. As a fan of both Gothic horror and crime mysteries, I recommend them for the atmosphere and for the view of the harsh underbelly of Victorian England. I'm not a big fan of the actor playing Doyle, but that's not enough to take away from the positives in the various characters. The actors who play Watson in the Holmes stories never satisfy me either, so perhaps I'm too critical in that manner.


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