Murder Rooms: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes

A two-part drama inspired by the real-life relationship between Arthur Conan Doyle and his tutor at Edinburgh University, pioneering forensic pathologist Dr Joseph Bell, who is believed to have been a model for Sherlock Holmes.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Two (2000 - 2000)
Schedule: Tuesdays, Wednesdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama

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Part 2

Episode 1x02; Jan 5, 2000

When Bell and his young protege Conan Doyle are asked to diagnose what is wrong with Carlyle's wife, Bell decides that it would be inappropriate to reveal that she is ill with syphilis. This deceit angers the idealistic Conan Doyle , who decides to m

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x02: Part 2Jan 5, 2000
1x01: Part 1Jan 4, 2000
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