Conan Doyle's Strangest Case (radio 1995)
From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
Conan Doyle's Strangest Case is a radio play produced by BBC4, written by Tony Mulholland and directed by Rosemary Watts, first aired on BBC Radio 4 Saturday Playhouse on 14 january 1995, starring Peter Jeffrey as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Kim Wall as George Edalji. 1h30.
The play tells the true story of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's obsession with a miscarriage of justice. Convinced that George Edalji has been wrongly convicted of a shocking crime, Doyle assumes the mantle of his famous creation Sherlock Holmes and sets out to solve the case.
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle : Peter Jeffrey
- George Edalji : Kim Wall
- Kathleen Moriarty : Frances Jeater
- Shapurji : Kaleem Janjua
- Anson : Richard Avery
- Campbell : Terry Pearson
- Distumal : Terry Molloy
- Vachell : Gerry Hinks
- Other parts played by Roger Hume, Tina Gray, Simon Carter, Daphne Neville, Alex Jones, Pat Quayle, Sheila Kelley.