The following is a list of actors who have played Inspector Lestrade in various media.

Radio and audio dramas

Name Title Date Type
Arthur Bush The Boscombe Valley Mystery[1] 1943 BBC Home Service
Frederick Worlock The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes[2] 1944–1946 Radio (Mutual)
Bernard Lenrow The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes[3] 1947–1948 Radio (Mutual)
Horace Braham The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes[4][5] 1948–1949 Radio (Mutual)
John Cazabon The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes[6] 1954 BBC Light Programme
Felix Felton Sherlock Holmes – "The Bruce-Partington Plans"[7] BBC Home Service
Paul Lorraine Sherlock HolmesThe Hound of the Baskervilles Part 6[8] 1958 BBC Light Programme
Frederick Treves Sherlock Holmes – "The Noble Bachelor"[9] 1959 BBC Light Programme
David Bird Sherlock Holmes – "The Cardboard Box"[9] 1960 BBC Light Programme
Humphrey Morton Sherlock Holmes (10 stories)[10] 1961–1967 BBC Light Programme
Godfrey Kenton Sherlock Holmes – "A Study in Scarlet"[11] 1962 BBC Home Service
Alan Dudley Sherlock Holmes – "Charles Augustus Milverton", "The Norwood Builder"[12] 1970–1971 LP record series
John Hollis A Study in Scarlet[13] 1974 BBC Radio 4
Sherlock Holmes – "Charles Augustus Milverton", "The Six Napoleons"[14][15] 1978 BBC Radio 4
Ian Martin CBS Radio Mystery Theater – "A Study in Scarlet", "The Boscombe Valley Mystery"[16] 1977 CBS Radio
William Griffis CBS Radio Mystery Theater – "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle"[16] CBS Radio
Nicholas Courtney Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula[17] 1981 BBC radio dramatisation of the novel
Donald Gee BBC Radio Sherlock Holmes (7 stories)[18] 1989–1993 BBC Radio 4
Stephen Thorne BBC Radio Sherlock Holmes (4 stories)[19] 1994–1995 BBC Radio 4
The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (British series) 2004–2009 BBC Radio 4
Rick May The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (American series) 1998–2020 Radio series (Imagination Theatre)
The Classic Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 2005–2016 Radio series (Imagination Theatre)
Jeffrey Holland The Newly Discovered Casebook of Sherlock Holmes 1999 BBC Radio 2
John Banks Sherlock Holmes[20] 2011–2014 Audio dramas (Big Finish Productions)
James Fleet The Rivals[21] 2011, 2015–2016 BBC Radio 4
Tim Pigott-Smith The Rivals[21] 2013 BBC Radio 4
Bob Cryer Mrs Hudson's Radio Show[22] 2018 BBC Radio 4

Stage plays

Name Title Date Type
Paul Gill The Return of Sherlock Holmes 1923 Stage (Princes Theatre)
Daniel Keyes Baker Street 1965 Stage musical (Broadway)
Edward Zang The Crucifer of Blood 1978 Stage (Broadway)
John Cater The Crucifer of Blood 1979 Stage (London)
Ian Abercrombie The Crucifer of Blood 1981 Stage (Los Angeles)
Roger Llewellyn Sherlock Holmes: The Musical 1988 Northcott Theatre (Exeter, England)
Michael Glenn Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery[23] 2015 Arena Stage in Southwest, Washington, D.C.

Television and DTV films

Name Title Date Type
Eustace Wyatt The Three Garridebs 1937 Television play (American)
Alan Caillou The Hound of the Baskervilles 1972 Television film (American)
Hubert Rees The Hound of the Baskervilles 1982 Television serial (British)
Ronald Lacey The Hound of the Baskervilles 1983 Television film (British)
Terence Lodge Hands of a Murderer 1990 Television film (British)
Simon Callow The Crucifer of Blood 1991 Television film adaptation of the play (American)
Kenneth Baker Incident at Victoria Falls 1992 Television film
Colin Skinner The Hound of London 1993 Television film (Luxembourg/Canada)
Neil Dudgeon Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking 2004 Television film (British)
William Huw Sherlock Holmes 2010 DTV (American)

Television series

Name Title Date Type
Bill Owen Sherlock Holmes 1951 TV series (British)
Archie Duncan Sherlock Holmes 1954–1955 TV series (American)
Peter Madden Sherlock Holmes 1965 TV series (British)
Hans Schellbach Sherlock Holmes 1967–1968 TV series (Germany)
William Lucas Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes 1968 TV series (British)
Patrick Newell Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson 1979–1980 TV series (Polish-American)
Boryslav Brondukov The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson 1979–1986 TV film series (USSR)
Stanley Lebor The Baker Street Boys 1983 TV series (British)
Shōzō Iizuka Sherlock Hound 1984–1985 TV animated series (Italian-Japanese) (Japanese version)
Lewis Arquette Sherlock Hound 1984–1985 TV animated series (Italian-Japanese) (English dub)
Enzo Consoli Sherlock Hound 1984–1985 TV animated series (Italian-Japanese) (Italian dub)
Colin Jeavons Sherlock Holmes 1985–1992 TV series (British)
John Colicos Alfred Hitchcock Presents – "My Dear Watson" 1989 TV episode (American)
Mike Myers Saturday Night Live – "Sherlock Holmes' Birthday Party" 1991 TV sketch (American)
Rupert Graves Sherlock 2010–2017 TV series (British)
Sean Pertwee Elementary 2013–2014 TV series (American)
Mikhail Boyarsky Sherlock Holmes 2013 TV series (Russian)
Daisuke Kishio Sherlock Holmes 2014–2015 TV series (Japanese)
Kenichi Takitō Miss Sherlock 2018 TV series (Japanese)
Kuranosuke Sasaki Sherlock: Untold Stories 2019 TV series (Japanese)
Fuminori Komatsu Moriarty the Patriot[24] 2020–2021 TV anime series (Japanese)
Aidan McArdle The Irregulars 2021 TV series (British-American)

Theatrical films

Name Title Date Type
Arthur Bell The Tiger of San Pedro[25] 1921 Stoll series short films (British)
The Resident Patient[25]
The Noble Bachelor[25]
The Empty House[25]
Tom Beaumont The Cardboard Box[26] 1923
Philip Hewland The Sleeping Cardinal 1931 1931–1937 film series (British)
The Missing Rembrandt 1932
Alan Mowbray A Study in Scarlet 1933 American film
Charles Mortimer The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes 1935 1931–1937 film series (British)
John Turnbull Silver Blaze 1937
Dennis Hoey Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon 1942 1939–1946 film series (USA)
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death 1943
The Spider Woman 1944
The Pearl of Death
The House of Fear 1945
Terror by Night 1946
Frank Finlay A Study in Terror 1965 British film
Murder by Decree 1979 British-Canadian film
Roger Ashton-Griffiths Young Sherlock Holmes 1985 American film
Jeffrey Jones Without a Clue 1988 American film
Eddie Marsan Sherlock Holmes 2009 British-American films
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows 2011
Rob Brydon Holmes & Watson 2018 American film
Adeel Akhtar Enola Holmes 2020 American-British film

Video games

Name Title Date Type
Colin Mace Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments[27] 2014 Sherlock Holmes series; voice role
Harry Myers Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter[28] 2016

Inspector Lestrade is played by unknown actors in multiple video games including the Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective series (1991–1993), The Case of the Serrated Scalpel (1994), The Case of the Rose Tattoo (1996), Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Silver Earring (2004), Sherlock Holmes Versus Arsène Lupin (2007), and The Testament of Sherlock Holmes (2012).

See also

References

  1. ^ De Waal, Ronald Burt (1974). The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes. Bramhall House. p. 382. ISBN 0-517-217597.
  2. ^ Dickerson, Ian (2019). Sherlock Holmes and His Adventures on American Radio. BearManor Media. pp. 149, 152, 201. ISBN 978-1629335070. At least three episodes: "The Adventure of the Wandering Miser" (1944), "The Curse of Dr Anselmo" (1945), and "The Strange Adventure of the Uneasy Easy Chair" (1946).
  3. ^ Dickerson, Ian (2019). Sherlock Holmes and His Adventures on American Radio. BearManor Media. p. 268. ISBN 978-1629335070.
  4. ^ Dickerson, Ian (2019). Sherlock Holmes and His Adventures on American Radio. BearManor Media. p. 269. ISBN 978-1629335070.
  5. ^ "Sherlock Holmes: Volume 1". Radio Archives. Retrieved 16 June 2020.
  6. ^ De Waal, Ronald Burt (1974). The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes. Bramhall House. pp. 383–384. ISBN 0-517-217597. The episodes are "Dr. Watson Meets Mr. Sherlock Holmes", "The Bruce-Partington Plans", "The Second Stain", "The Norwood Builder", and "The Six Napoleons".
  7. ^ De Waal, Ronald Burt (1974). The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes. Bramhall House. p. 385. ISBN 0-517-217597.
  8. ^ "The Hound of the Baskervilles". BBC Genome: Radio Times. BBC. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  9. ^ a b De Waal, Ronald Burt (1974). The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes. Bramhall House. p. 387. ISBN 0-517-217597.
  10. ^ De Waal, Ronald Burt (1974). The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes. Bramhall House. pp. 388–392. ISBN 0-517-217597. The episodes are "Charles Augustus Milverton", "The Empty House", "The Hound of the Baskervilles", "The Bruce-Partington Plans", "The Norwood Builder", "The Three Gables", "The Boscombe Valley Mystery", "The Six Napoleons", "The Second Stain", and "The Three Garridebs".
  11. ^ De Waal, Ronald Burt (1974). The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes. Bramhall House. p. 390. ISBN 0-517-217597.
  12. ^ De Waal, Ronald Burt (1974). The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes. Bramhall House. pp. 411–412. ISBN 0-517-217597.
  13. ^ "A Study in Scarlet". BBC Genome: Radio Times. BBC. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  14. ^ "Sherlock Holmes: The Six Napoleons". BBC Genome: Radio Times. BBC. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  15. ^ "Sherlock Holmes: 6: Charles Augustus Milverton". BBC Genome: Radio Times. BBC. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  16. ^ a b Payton, Gordon; Grams, Martin Jr. (2012). The CBS Radio Mystery Theater: An Episode Guide and Handbook to Nine Years of Broadcasting, 1974–1982. McFarland & Company. pp. 199, 210, 219. ISBN 9780786492282.
  17. ^ "Sherlock Holmes v Dracula". BBC Radio 4 Extra. 2020. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  18. ^ "Classic Serial: A Study in Scarlet: 1: Revenge". BBC Genome: Radio Times. BBC. 2020. Retrieved 4 April 2020. See also "The Boscombe Valley Mystery", "The Noble Bachelor", "The Empty House", "The Norwood Builder", "The Six Napoleons", and "The Second Stain".
  19. ^ "Sherlock Holmes: His Last Bow (The Cardboard Box)". BBC Genome: Radio Times. BBC. 2020. Retrieved 4 April 2020. See also "The Bruce-Partington Plans", "The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax", and "The Retired Colourman".
  20. ^ "2.1. Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem/The Empty House". Big Finish. 2020. Retrieved 25 March 2020. See also The Judgement of Sherlock Holmes (2014) and other Big Finish audio dramas.
  21. ^ a b "The Rivals". BBC Radio 4. BBC. Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  22. ^ "Mrs Hudson's Radio Show: Cast & Crew". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 9 December 2020.
  23. ^ Wren, Celia (January 18, 2015). "'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' charges into Arena Stage". The Washington Post. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  24. ^ "'Moriarty the Patriot' Comments from Furukawa Makoto & Ono Yuki have arrived! "We will give it our best shot as Makolock and Onoson."". Anime Anime Global. 10 November 2020. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  25. ^ a b c d Eyles, Alan (1986). Sherlock Holmes: A Centenary Celebration. Harper & Row. pp. 131. ISBN 0-06-015620-1.
  26. ^ Eyles, Alan (1986). Sherlock Holmes: A Centenary Celebration. Harper & Row. pp. 132. ISBN 0-06-015620-1.
  27. ^ "Colin Mace". Mandy. 2020. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  28. ^ "Harry Myers". Voice 123. 2020. Retrieved 14 July 2020.