This edition: The Master Blackmailer, Part One
(1992/UK, color, 54:20, mystery) Dir.: Peter Hammond. Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke. Guest stars: Robert Hardy, Norma West, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Colin Jeavons. Dramatized by Jeremy Paul/based on the short story, “The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton” by Arthur Conan Doyle. Originally shown on Jan. 2, 1992 as part of the series, “The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes.”
Sherlock Holmes is on an astonishing campaign to thwart one of London's most evil men; Charles Augustus Milverton is the king of all blackmailers. Holmes has few clues to work with and needs one of the blackmailed to help trap Milverton. Robert Hardy (Harry Potter, Middlemarch, Little Dorrit) plays Milverton.