Period crime drama Hands Of A Murderer was a Sherlock Holmes mystery in which the great detective does battle with Moriarty (Anthony Andrews) in order to retrieve some vital stolen papers.
This TV Movie one off featured an unlikely Edward Woodward as Sherlock and John Hillerman as Doctor Watson.
Cast: Edward Woodward as Sherlock Holmes; John Hillerman as Doctor John H. Watson; Anthony Andrews as Moriarty; Kim Thomson as Angela; Peter Jeffrey as Mycroft; Warren Clarke as Colonel Booth; Terence Lodge as Inspector Lestrade; Christopher Fairbank as Stubb; Harry Audley as Richard Farrington; David Sibley as Finch; Nickolas Grace as Oberstein; John Tordoff as Berton; Michael Tezcan as Kasim; Danny Newman as Wiggins; Faith Kent as Mrs Hudson; David Neal as Minister; Steve Ellis as Policeman; David Arlen as Police Driver; Graham Gill as Ballad Singer; Jimmy Flint as Wickes; Ronald Nunnery as Old Drunk; Geoffrey Rose as Preacher; Peter Brace as Hangman; Honora Burke as Queen Victoria; Ben Waters as Baker Street Irregular; Mathew Baker as Baker Street Irregular; Ben Davis as Baker Street Irregular; Tony Vaughn as Baker Street Irregular; David King as Baker Street Irregular
Writer: Charles Edward Payne / Music: Colin Towns / Costume: Sue Yelland / Executive Producers: William F. Storke, Brian Harris / Director: Stuart Orme
UK / ITV – Yorkshire – Green Pond – Storke / 1×120 minute episode / 10 August 1991