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The Mysterious Death on the Underground Railway

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The Mysterious Death on the Underground Railway

The Mysterious Death on the Underground Railway is the 1st episode in season 2 of the BBC TV series: The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes. Aired on 29 january 1973. 50 min.

Polly Burton if a fictional character created by baroness Orczy.

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Plot Summary

When a young woman is poisoned on a London subway train, the police searching for her killer appear to be on the wrong track. Bright young reporter Polly Burton decides to unmask the murderer herself--putting her own safety on the line in the process.


Cast

  • Polly Burton : Judy Geeson
  • Sir Arthur Inglewood : John Savident
  • Richard Frobisher : Richard Beckinsale
  • William Hazeldene : Anthony Higgins (as Anthony Corlan)
  • Laura Stanley : Cyd Hayman
  • General Attorney : Frank Wylie
  • Prosecutor : James Cairncross
  • Beatrice Hazeldene : Lois Baxter
  • Andrew Campbell : Simon Lack
  • Constable Thornton : Dennis Blanch
  • Dr. Jones : Michael Sheard
  • Porter : George Tovey
  • Solicitor : Christopher Timothy
  • Station Master : Michael Rose
  • Judge : Julian Dalbie
  • Frank Errington : Tom Mac Carthy
  • Court Clerk : Sydney Johnson
  • Mortuary superintendent : Reg Lye


  • Director : Graham Evans
  • Screenplay : Alan Cooke
  • Producers : Reginald Collin, Kim Mills
  • Music : Robert Sharples


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