The Retired Colourman

Series 1, Episode 11

Air Date May 1, 1965
Writer Jan Read (script)
Anthony Read (script editor)
Director Michael Hayes
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The Retired Colourman is the eleventh 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
Maurice Denham Josiah Amberley
Peter Henchie Barker
Peter Madden inspector Lestrade
Enid Lindsey Mrs. Hudson
Lesley Saweard Ellen Amberley
William Wilde Dr. Ray Ernest
Christopher Banks Rev. J. C. Elman
Paul A. Martin choirboy
Robert Croudace police constable
Arthur R. Webb railway porter

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