Radio Shows

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Radio Show Recordings

Radio shows are an entertaining way to listen to the stories of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson. Many of these shows are available online. Learn more about these radio shows by listening to the I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere podcast episodes 68 and 69.

  • William Gillette's audio appearances
  • Edith Meiser's series beginning in the early 1930s
  • The Rathbone/Bruce series from 1940-1947
  • The Gielgud/Richardson series (1950s)
  • The Hobbs/Shelley series (1950s)
  • The Rees/Logan Hound in 1988
  • The Merrison/Williams BBC series (1989-1998)
  • The Merrison/Sachs BBC series (2002-2010)

The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Back in the late 1930s to early 1950, the BBC produced a radio show starring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Watson.

Listen to Holmes & Watson's Radio Show

Radio Show Genre

In the time before television, folks could spend the evening listening to radio shows. Below are some links to where you can still listen to these classic shows.

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