The Illustrious Client

Series 1, Episode 1

BBC 65 illustrious client title card
Air Date February 20, 1965
Writer Giles Cooper
Director Peter Sasdy
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The Illustrious Client is the first episode of the first series of the BBC's 1960s TV series Sherlock Holmes. The episode is based on the eponymous short story.


Actor Role
Douglas Wilmer Sherlock Holmes
Nigel Stock Doctor Watson
Peter Wyngarde Baron Grüner
Rosemary Leach Kitty Winter
Jennie Linden Violet de Merville
Ballard Berkeley Sir James Damery
Norman Mitchell Shinwell Johnson
Billy Cornelius Leary
Martin Gordon footman
Jimmy Ashton Billy
Anne Hart music hall singer


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