Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Missing Link

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
Science Fiction S02E04
Sherlock Holmes and the Missing Link

Sherlock Holmes and the Missing Link is the 4th episode of season 2 of the TV series Science Fiction (1990-1992) produced by Yorkshire Television aired on ITV on 16 october 1992, starring Paul Darrow as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Reece Dinsdale as Sherlock Holmes and Gerard Horan as Dr. Watson. 30 minutes.

In this movie, Sherlock Holmes investigates and discovers that the mystery of the missing link called "The Piltdown Man" is a fraud. He considers Charles Dawson, an amateur archaeologist, unable of such an elaborate plan. He also accuses Sir Arthur Conan Doyle as one of the perpetrators to embarrass scientists for mocking his spiritualist beliefs.





  • Director : Catherine Morshead
  • Screenplay : Neil Crombie
  • Producer : Neil Crombie
  • Executive Producer : Duncan Dallas
  • Casting : Angela Caird
  • Music : Francis Shaw
  • Unit Manager : John Heaton
  • Stage Manager : Paul Wetherby
  • Production Buyer : Dave Eaton
  • Costume : Anne Weatherill
  • Make Up : Gabrielle Hamilton
  • Graphics : Chaz McAlpin
  • Video Tape Editor : Lance Tattersall
  • Camera : Les Flanagan
  • Sound : John Livesley
  • Lighting : Peter Hardman
  • Design : Tony Jones
  • Programme Associate : Beverley M.Doyle