Saturday, January 7 8pm
Encore Broadcast Tuesday, January 10 8pm
THE SIGN OF FOUR PART ONE: – The Tragedy at Ponticherry Lodge
This was supposed to be the second and final story, which was to chronicle the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. The Baker Street duo encounter a beautiful woman who has an unusual effect on the doctor, a strange killer whose weapon is a blowpipe, and an oddly honorable man who murders for money.
BRASS: – Episode One –
BRASS is an adventure serial depicting a family of science geniuses who work as chief agents of the Crown in a Victorian England significantly different from our own. Each member of the Brass family is extraordinary. Due to changes in history, the 1885 that they inhabit is filled with all sorts of strange technology, including airships, Babbage engines (mechanical computers), aetherial batteries and other unlikely innovations. It’s an adventurous and extremely optimistic world, where their careers have led them to be known as “The First Family of the Realm.”
Sunday, January 8 8pm
Encore Broadcast Thursday, January 12 8pm
THE MORIARTY RESURRECTION : In this special double length episode, Holmes and Watson find that the dark strain of the late Professor Moriarty can still reach out from the grave to cause havoc and death… WEEK 1,086
Saturday, January 14 8pm
Encore Broadcast Tuesday, January 17 8pm
THE SIGN OF FOUR PART TWO: – In Quest of a solution, Holmes and Watson continue their investigation into the disappearance of Captain Morstan and the death of Bartholomew Sholto with the aid of the most unlikely of assistants.
BRASS: – Unavoidable Delays –
Episode Two: The families return to London and encounter something of a sticky wicket.
Sunday, January 15 8pm
Encore Broadcast Thursday, January 19 8pm
FIFTEEN YEARS LATER: This is Chapter 10 of War Comes to Harry Nile.
The time is June 1944 and following the events of Chapter 3, “D-Day Minus One” Harry is still in England waiting to get a flight home. However, he isn’t bored. He manages to get himself involved with murder, treason and a former “girl” detective. Oh yeah, he also meets an aged consulting detective; a reformed, for the duration, gentleman thief and a nut job who says he is a seeker of the strange and unusual. This special double length story features guest stars John Patrick Lowrie, Terry Rose, John Armstrong, Ellen McLain and Karen Heaven. WEEK 1,087
Saturday, January 21 8pm
Encore Broadcast Tuesday, January 24 8pm
THE SIGN OF FOUR PART THREE: – The Great Agra Treasure. This episode sees the end of the quest for the treasure with startling results. It also sees the start of a new life for one of our heroes. With the conclusion of this tale Jim French Productions becomes the first company in the history of North American English language radio to fully dramatize and broadcast the entire 60 story canon of Sherlock Holmes as written by Sir Arthur Doyle. The second company in the English speaking word to do it with the same two actors playing the leads and the first to achieve this with the same writer, M. J. Elliott adapting the stories.
BRASS: – The Reception –
Episode Three: The Brasses get a royal welcome, and while the children are preoccupied with a Jungle Lord the parents have a chat with the Prime Minister.
Sunday, January 22 8pm
Encore Broadcast Thursday, January 26 8pm
THE HEART OF THE LIE: Episode 22 of “The Hilary Caine Mysteries.” It’s after W.W.II and our “Girl Detective” isn’t quite the “girl” she was but she’s still got a nose for solving murders, even ones that haven’t happened yet.. (NEW)
THE ADVENTURE OF THE FATAL ANNIVERSARY: Episode 100 of “The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.” Normally when celebrating an anniversary, a cake or flowers or a card of some sort is presented. With Sherlock Holmes it means getting his friend and biographer Dr. Watson involved in a murder investigation. WEEK 1,088