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The Retired Colourman (TV episode 1965)

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The Retired Colourman

The Retired Colourman is the 11th episode 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 1st may 1965. Black & White. 49 min.

This is an adaptation of the Conan Doyle's story The Adventure of the Retired Colourman.




  • Director : Michael Hayes
  • Screenplay : Jan Read
  • Producer : David Goddard
  • Music : Max Harris
  • Makeup Supervisor : Shirley Boakes
  • Costume Supervisor : Sheila Glassford
  • Designer : Roy Oxley
  • Script Editor : Anthony Read
  • Cameraman : Dave Mason
  • Film editor : Geoffrey Fry