The Blue Carbuncle (TV episode 1968)

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The Blue Carbuncle

The Blue Carbuncle is the 16th episode in season 2 of the British TV series Sherlock Holmes, produced by BBC in 1968, starring Peter Cushing as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Stock as Dr. Watson. Aired on 23 december 1968. Black & White. 50 min.

The name of Henry Baker has been changed to Harold Baker to create a comical effect on Holmes' deduction.

This is an adaptation of the Arthur Conan Doyle's short story : The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (1892).




  • Director : Bill Bain
  • Screenplay : Stanley Miller
  • Producer: William Sterling
  • Cameraman : Eddie Best
  • Film Editor : Roy Fry
  • Lightning : Gerry Millerson
  • Sound & Music : Alan Fogg
  • Costumes : Ian Adley
  • Make Up : Heather Stewart
  • Designer : Ian Watson
  • Script Editors : Donald Tosh