The Hound of the Baskervilles (1982 TV serial)

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The Hound of the Baskervilles
Written byNovel:
Arthur Conan Doyle
Screenplay:
Alexander Baron
Directed byPeter Duguid
StarringTom Baker
Terence Rigby
Country of originUK
Original language(s)English
Production
Producer(s)Barry Letts
Release
Original release3 October 1982

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1982) is a British television programme. It was directed by Peter Duguid and starred Tom Baker as Sherlock Holmes and Terence Rigby as Doctor Watson. It is based on Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes novel The Hound of the Baskervilles.

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Reception[change | change source]

The opinions of viewers at the time was divided[1] The four-part serial aired in 1982,[1] and it has not done better over time.[2][3] Baker himself came to think of his performance as a failure.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Peter Haining (1994). The Television Sherlock Holmes. Virgin Books. p. 84. ISBN 0-86369-793-3.
  2. "A Study In Error: The Ten Worst Sherlock Holmes". shadowlocked.com. Retrieved 2011-12-28.
  3. Allen Eyles (1986). Sherlock Holmes: A Centenary Celebration. Harper & Row. p. 123. ISBN 0-06-015620-1.
  4. Alan Barnes (2002). Sherlock Holmes on Screen. Reynolds & Hearn Ltd. p. 69. ISBN 1-903111-04-8.

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