For generations the Baskerville family believes they have been cursed by a diabolical killer hound that prowls the fog-drenched moors of their estate. When Sir Henry Baskerville (Martin Shaw) is found dead the great detective Sherlock Holmes (Ian Richardson) embarks on his most famous case and will need all his skills of deduction to unravel this haunting mystery and the legend of the hound.
A CLASSIC STORY REDIFINED
- The Hound of the Baskervilles review by GC
We all have our favourite Sherlock Holmes, but, if you're like me, then you can appreciate what different actors bring to the role, Ian Richardson, adds an eccentric, and quite endearing performance, backed up by Denholm Elliot, Brian Blessed And Martin Shaw to name but a few, it runs at about 75% to the book by ratio, and in my humble opinion, ranks alongside both Rathbone and Cushing, as putting a very entertaining stamp on Conan Doyle's fictional Detective marks out of ten?......Ten