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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 as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Stock as Dr. Watson. Aired on 1st may 1965. Black & White. 49 min.

This is an adaptation of the Arthur Conan Doyle's story : The Adventure of the Retired Colourman (1927).




  • 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