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Young Sherlock: The Mystery of the Manor House is an 8-episode television series about the youthful years of Sherlock Holmes.[2] The show was produced by Granada Television (who would later produce the more popular Jeremy Brett Sherlock Holmes series) and premiered on 31 October 1982. Although there was no televised sequel to this story, Gerald Frow penned a follow-up for Granada's Dragon Books (who in 1982 published his novelisation of this tale). Young Sherlock: The Adventure at Ferryman's Creek went on sale in 1984.


  • Guy Henry as Sherlock Holmes
  • June Barry as Mrs. Turnbull
  • Tim Brierley as John Whitney
  • Heather Chasen as Aunt Rachel
  • John Fraser as Uncle Gideon
  • Christopher Villiers as Jasper Moran
  • Eva Griffith as Charity


No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 The Young Master Nicholas Ferguson Gerald Frow 31 October 1982
2 The Gypsy Calls Again Nicholas Ferguson Gerald Frow 7 November 1982
3 The Riddle of the Dummies Nicholas Ferguson Gerald Frow 14 November 1982
4 A Singular Thorn Nicholas Ferguson Gerald Frow 21 November 1982
5 The Woman in Black Nicholas Ferguson Gerald Frow 28 November 1982
6 The Glasscutter's Hands Nicholas Ferguson Gerald Frow 28 November 1982
7 The Unexpected Visitors Nicholas Ferguson Gerald Frow 5 December 1982
8 The Eye of the Peacock Nicholas Ferguson Gerald Frow 12 December 1982



  • Guy Henry, the actor who played the lead as the "young" Sherlock Holmes, would later be in another Sherlock Holmes related production, playing the part of Mr. Bilney in the 2004 TV movie "Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking" opposite Rupert Everett as Sherlock Holmes.

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