Arthur Conan Doyle – The Best of Sherlock Holmes, Volume 4

The third volume of classic Sherlock Holmes stories on audio, brilliantly performed by John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson.


“The Final Problem”: Orson Welles makes a guest appearance in the role of the master criminal, Professor Moriarty, in his final meeting with arch-enemy Sherlock Holmes.

“The Empty House”: The proverb “Dead men tell no tales” is proved untrue when Holmes returns to mete out justice to the last of the Moriarty gang.

“The Blue Carbuncle”: Sherlock Holmes’ Christmas celebration is interrupted by a goose. A goose that swallowed the precious “blue carbuncle” jewel.

“The Yatsley Case”: Sherlock Holmes investigates the stabbing of a young professor’s aide.

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Narrator: John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Orson Welles
Duration: 1 hr and 49 minutes
Released: 10 Nov 2003
Publisher: Heritage Media Limited
Language: English

User Review:

widow heightened

Was English the narrators second language? Who puts a drum track down on an audible book. This was possibly the worst performance I have ever endured…all 3 minutes that I listened.