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The Illustrious Client (TV episode 1965)

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The Illustrious Client

The Illustrious Client is the 1st episode (after the pilot) in season 1 of the British TV series Sherlock Holmes, produced by BBC between 1964 and 1965, starring Douglas Wilmer (Sherlock Holmes) and Nigel Stock (Dr. John Watson). Aired on 20 february 1965. Black & White. 50 min.

This is an adaptation of the Conan Doyle's story The Adventure of the Illustrious Client.




  • Director : Peter Sasdy
  • Screenplay : Giles Cooper
  • Producer : David Goddard
  • Music : Max Harris
  • Makeup Supervisor : Shirley Boakes
  • Costume Supervisor : Sheila Glassford
  • Script editor : Anthony Read
  • Designer : Roy Oxley
  • Cameraman : Ken Westbury
  • Film Editor : Jeffrey Lawes
  • Fights : Peter Diamond