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Cyd Hayman in The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes

The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes

1971 NR

Mystery fiction of the Victorian and Edwardian eras inspire this captivating series that follows ingenious sleuths as they battle with the wicked criminals that terrorize England and the bumbling police who get in the way. Among the detectives featured are ghost chaser Carnacki (Donald Pleasance), churlish scientist Thorndyke (Barrie Ingham), Gypsy pawnshop owner Hagar (Sara Kestelman) and stuffy secret agent Drew (Derek Jacobi).