June 2010 News Bulletin 3

“What do you think of this, Watson?” he asked, tossing it across.

William and Sandy Hot on the Scent, Again.

Britain’s oldest sleuths, William Parnes (Richard Briars) and Sandy Boyle (Stanley Baxter) return to the airwaves in week commencing 21 June 2010, with two brand new episodes of ‘Two-Pipe Problem.’  These are not Sherlock Holmes plays as such, but listeners can rest assured that the game is always a laugh at the Old Beeches, a residential home for retired thespians.  BBC Radio 4,  Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 June 2010, both 2.15pm.  See Radio Times 19 – 25 June 2010 for details.  Miss it?  Try www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer.

The Definitive Guide to Doyle in Devon.

‘Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes and Devon: A Complete Tour Guide & Companion’ by our members Brian W. Pugh and Paul R. Spiring, co-authored by Sadru Bhanji, was published on 15 June 2010.  MX Publishing.  Paperback.  £12.99.  You can get it for £11.69 from www.amazon.co.uk.

Woof!  Woof!  Woof!

The Sherlock Hound DVD box set, so far an HMV ‘exclusive’ in the UK, will be available from other outlets from 12 July 2010.  It’s still £10.99 from www.hmv.co.uk.