Sherlock Holmes Guy Fawkes Day Special (EP4226)

Today is Guy Fawkes Day and we celebrate with two different Guy-Fawkes-related Sherlock Holmes adventures.

First, in The Fifth of November, a man named James Stuart comes to Baker Street pleading for Holmes’ help, as he fears his cousin, Guy Falkenberry, is going to blow him up.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: November 5, 1945

Originated from Hollywood

Starring: Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes; Nigel Bruce as Doctor Watson.

Second, in The Guy Fawkes Society, Holmes and Watson find a man with his throat slit from ear to ear and it sets Holmes on the trail of a sinister conspiracy.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: October 10, 1948

Starring: John Stanley as Sherlock Holmes; George Spelvin as Watson

Guest introduction by Donna Fletcher Crow. You can purchase her book, Where Love Restores, on Amazon. (affiliate link)

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