The Rivals

Radio Anthology Series

A radio anthology, dramatizing early stories of the “rivals of Sherlock Holmes,” narrated by Arthur conan Doyle’s Inspector Lestrade.

THE RIVALS
(2011-15, BBC 4)
16 30-minute episodes
Starring Tim Pigott-Smith as Inspector Lestrade

  • SEASON ONE
  • “Murder by Proxy”
    Based on the story by By Matthias McDonnel Bodkin
    Starring Anton Lesser as PAUL BECK
  • “The Mystery of Redstone Manor”
    Based on the story by by Catherine Louisa Pirkis.
    Starring Honeysuckle Weeks as MISS LOVEDAY BROOKE
  • SEASON TWO
  • “The Clue of the Silver Spoons”
    Based on the story by Robert Barr
    Starring as EUGENE VALMONT
  • “The Intangible Clue”
    Based on the story by Anna Katharine Green
    Starring Jeany Spark as MISS VIOLET STRANGE
  • “The Game Played in the Dark”
    Based on the story by Ernest Bramah
    Starring Charles Edwards as MAX CARRADOS
  • SEASON THREE
  • “The Knight’s Cross Signal Problem”
    Based on the story by Ernest Bramah
    Starring Pip Torrens as MAX CARRADOS
  • “A Snapshot”
    Based on the story by By Matthias McDonnel Bodkin
    Starring Adrian Scarborough as PAUL BECK
  • “The Moabite Cypher”
    Based on the story by R. Austin Freeman
    Starring Tim McInnerny as DR. JOHN THORNDYKE
  • SEASON FOUR
  • “The Secret of Dunstan’s Tower”
    Based on the story by Ernest Bramah
    Starring Pip Torrens as MAX CARRADOS
  • “The Stanway Cameo Mystery”
    Based on the story by Arthur Morrison
    Starring Adam James as MARTIN HEWITT

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