News Bulletin 136

“he (Gregson) and Lestrade are the pick of a bad lot. They are both quick and energetic, but conventional-shockingly so”*


The Rivals

‘The Problem of the Superfluous Finger’

[Series 2, Episode 1 of 4]. Wednesday 18 September 2013 on BBC Radio 4 at 11.30am (30 minutes).

Inspector Lestrade was made to look a fool in the Sherlock Holmes stories. Now he is writing his memories and has a chance to get his own back, with tales of Holmes’ rivals. He begins with his collaboration with “The Thinking Machine” Professor SFX Van Dusen, trying to solve a strange case involving self-mutilation.



*Stud 26/27