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The Baker Street Boys

television The Baker Street Boys is a British television series made by the BBC and first shown in 1983. The series recounts the adventures of a gang of street urchins living in Victorian London who assist the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes in solving crimes and find themselves tackling cases of their own.

Contents

  • Episodes 1
  • VHS release 2
  • Books 3
  • See also 4
  • External links 5

Episodes

Eight episodes were broadcast:

# Original airdate Title
1 8 March 1983 "The Adventure of the Disappearing Dispatch Case, Part 1"
2 11 March 1983 "The Adventure of the Disappearing Dispatch Case, Part 2"
3 15 March 1983 "The Ghost of Julian Midwinter, Part 1"
4 18 March 1983 "The Ghost of Julian Midwinter, Part 2"
5 22 March 1983 "The Adventure of the Winged Scarab, Part 1"
6 25 March 1983 "The Adventure of the Winged Scarab, Part 2"
7 29 March 1983 "The Case of the Captive Clairvoyant, Part 1"
8 4 April 1983 "The Case of the Captive Clairvoyant, Part 2"

VHS release

In 1985, the BBC released 4 episodes from the series on VHS video. They were edited into two 48 minute long episodes.

The two stories featured were "The Adventure of the Disappearing Dispatch Case" (from Episodes 1 and 2) and "The Adventure of the Winged Scarab" (from Episodes 5 and 6).

Books

Seven books based on the TV series have been published to date:

Title Author Date Publisher ISBN
The Baker Street Boys Brian Ball 1983 BBC/Knight Books ISBN 978-0-3403-3300-6
The Baker Street Boys: The Case of the Disappearing Detective Anthony Read 2005 Walker Books Ltd ISBN 978-1-84428-961-5
The Baker Street Boys: The Case of the Captive Clairvoyant Anthony Read 2006 Walker Books Ltd ISBN 978-0-7445-7016-8
The Baker Street Boys: The Case of the Ranjipur Ruby Anthony Read 2006 Walker Books Ltd ISBN 978-1-4063-0088-8
The Baker Street Boys: The Case of the Limehouse Laundry Anthony Read 2007 Walker Books Ltd ISBN 978-1-4063-0341-4
The Baker Street Boys: The Case of the Stolen Sparklers Anthony Read 2008 Walker Books Ltd ISBN 978-1-4063-0342-1
The Baker Street Boys: The Case of the Haunted Horrors Anthony Read 2009 Walker Books Ltd ISBN 978-1-4063-0343-8

See also

External links

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