The Hound of the Baskervilles

Series 4, Episode 5

SHG title card The Hound of the Baskervilles
Air Date August 31, 1988
Writer Trevor Bowen (T.R. Bowen)
Director Brian Mills
Previous "The Bruce Partington Plans"
Next "The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax"

The Hound of the Baskervilles is the fifth, feature-lenghth episode of the fourth series of Sherlock Holmes, based on the eponymous novel.


Actor Role
Jeremy Brett Sherlock Holmes
Edward Hardwicke Doctor Watson
Raymond Adamson Sir Charles Baskerville
Alastair Duncan
(as Neil Duncan)
Dr. Mortimer
Kristoffer Tabori Sir Henry Baskerville
Ronald Pickup Barrymore
Rosemary McHale Mrs. Barrymore
James Faulkner Jack Stapleton
Fiona Gillies Beryl Stapleton
Stephen Tomlin Perkins
Bernard Horsfall Frankland
Donald McKillop vicar of Grimpen
Elizabeth Spender Laura Lyons
William Ilkley Selden
Myrtle Devenish postmistress
Edward Romfourt purser
Philip Dettmer pageboy
Donald Bisset manservant (uncredited)

Filming locations

Like in most of the series, locations meant to portray the original story's Devon setting actually utilised the north of England for both exterior and interior filming, albeit on carefully chosen sites. Locations in Yorskshire reminescent of Dartmoor and the Devon countryside were used for outdoor scenes. [1] [2] [3]

Place Location Represents
Sherlock Holmes backlots Granada Studios, Manchester Baker Street,
Victorian London
Heath House Tean, Staffordshire Baskerville Hall
(mainly exterior)
Mobberley Old Hall Mobberley, Cheshire Baskerville Hall
Brimham Rocks, Brimham Moor Harrogate, North Yorkshire Dartmoor plains and moors in Devon
North Yorkshire Moors Railway North Yorkshire Great Western Railway in Devon
Grimpen railway station
Croxteth Hall & Park Liverpool, Merseyside various interior scenes,
Victorian London

See also


External links

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