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Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band

Helen Stoner is engaged to be married to Percy Armitage, with the wedding only weeks away.
Several years earlier her sister Julia had also been engaged to be married, but had died mysteriously on the eve of her wedding, her last words being a garbled reference to a 'speckled band'.
Helen is terrified of her stepfather, the eccentric Dr. Grimesby Roylott, and fearing for her safety she seeks out Sherlock Holmes and begs him for help. Holmes and Watson journey down into the country to find out the origins of the speckled band and to ensure that Helen Stoner is kept safe.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x6
Airdate: Tuesday May 29th, 1984


Alternate Airdates:

United Kingdom May 29, 1984
Germany Sep 05, 1987

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Guest Stars
John GillJohn Gill
As Driver
Recurring
Jeremy KempJeremy Kemp
As Dr Grimesby Roylott
Rosalyn LandorRosalyn Landor
As Helen Stoner
Denise ArmonDenise Armon
As Julia Stoner
Tim CondrenTim Condren
As Thorne
Stephen MallatrattStephen Mallatratt
As Percy Armitage
Main Cast
David Burke (2)David Burke (2)
As Dr Watson
Jeremy BrettJeremy Brett
As Sherlock Holmes
Episode Notes
Based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's story The Adventure of the Speckled Band (1892).



Other Episode Crew

Based On The Works OfArthur Conan Doyle
 
Warning: Sherlock Holmes season 1 episode 6 guide may contain spoilers
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