Masterpiece Episodes

1971, TV Show

Masterpiece Episode: "Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Silk Stocking"

Season 35, Episode 8
Episode Synopsis: “Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Silk Stocking.” The cerebral sleuth (Rupert Everett) stalks an eerily foggy Edwardian London on the trail of a killer targeting aristocratic young women. The fiend's calling card: he dresses his victims in his previous victim's clothes after strangling them and stuffing silk stockings into their throats. He also admires their feet. Watson: Ian Hart. Pentney: Jonathan Hyde. Mary Pentney: Eleanor David. Lestrade: Neil Dudgeon. Mrs. Vandeleur: Helen McCrory.
Original Air Date: Oct 23, 2005
Guest Cast Michael Fassbender: Charles Allen Perdita Weeks: Roberta Massingham Julian Wadham: Hugo Massingham Max Harvey: Master of Ceremonies Roger Monk: Workman Rachel Hurd-Wood: Imogen Helhoughton Anne Carroll: Mrs. Hudson Helen McCrory: Mrs. Vandeleur Eleanor David: Mary Pentney Jonathan Hyde: George Pentney Rupert Everett: Sherlock Holmes Stewart Bevan: Proprietor Anthony Cozens: Young Constable Penny Downie: Judith Massingham Jonathan Emmett: Policeman John Cunningham: Bates Guy Henry: Mr. Bilney Tamsin Egerton: Miranda Helhoughton Andy Wisher: Constable Gina Beck: Maid Nicholas Palliser: Dr. Dunwoody Ian Hart: Dr. Watson Neil Dudgeon: Lestrade Jennifer Moule: Georgina Massingham Christine Kavanagh: Lady Helhoughton

Are You Watching?

Loading ...
Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
User Rating: (743 ratings)
Add Your Rating: 1 stars2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars
Premise: PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'



Making Masterpiece: 25 Years Behind the Scenes at Masterpiece Theatre and Mystery! on PBS
Buy Making Masterpiece: 25 Years Behind the Scenes at Masterpiece Theatre and Mystery! on PBS from
From Viking Adult (Hardcover)
Usually ships in 24 hours
Buy New: $17.32 (as of 07/22/14 7:23 PM EST - more info)

More Products

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular