I’ve been recently on a Sherlock Holmes kick.
I’m not what you can call a Holmes fan, it tends to be too dry and a little too… stiff upper lip for me. Conan Doyles’ legendary detective is, for me, a concept that is more appreciated for its historical signifigance than its quality.
That said I’ve recently been introduced to the Imagination Theater new Sherlock Holmes episodes. Written primarily by Jim French, they are very well rounded depictions of both Holmes and Watson, and brilliantly performed.
Go sample, and then purchase some episodes here:
I would recommend starting with the following:
It has the following fantastic episodes:
THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES – Set 1: Volumes 1-4
The Greatest of Them All: Sherlock Holmes, the name conjures pictures of gas-lit streets and dark mysteries from a bygone age. Along with his trusted friend Dr. John H. Watson, Holmes is without doubt the most famous sleuth the world has ever known with countless literary works, stage plays, films, television and radio programs all centering around this icon and spanning over 117 years. And now, with full authorization from the estate of Dame Jean Conan Doyle, daughter of Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Jim French Productions brings you 10 episodes from our long running dramatic radio series starring John Patrick Lowrie and John Gilbert as Holmes with Lawrence Albert as Dr. Watson.
THIS COLLECTION OF SHERLOCK HOLMES ADVENTURES CONTAINS:
The Tuttman Gallery (Double Length Episode)
The Estonian Countess
The Adventure of the Silver Siphon** (Double Length Episode) John Gilbert is Holmes
The Adventure of the Missing Link** John Gilbert is Holmes
The Mystery of the Patient Fisherman
The Diary of Anthony Moltaire
The Bee and The Spider
The Wizard of Baker Street
The Living Weapon
School For Scoundrels
TUtTMAN GALLERY, THE LIVING WEAPON, and THE ADVENTURE OF THE SILVER SIPHON are particularly brilliant. It’s well worth the money, and tell them HT sent ya!