The following is a list of actors[note 1] who have played Mrs. Hudson in various media.

Radio and audio dramas

Name Title Date Type
Mary Gordon The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes[1] 1945–1946 Radio (Mutual)
Dora Gregory The Adventure of the Speckled Band[2] 1945 BBC Home Service
Susan Richards The Adventure of the Speckled Band[2] 1948 BBC Home Service
Elizabeth Maude The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – "The Dying Detective", "The Second Stain"[3] 1954 BBC Light Programme
Elsa Palmer The Sign of Four[4] 1959 BBC Light Programme
Kathleen Helme Sherlock Holmes – "The Naval Treaty"[5] 1960 BBC Light Programme
Penelope Lee Sherlock Holmes – "The Valley of Fear"[5] 1960 BBC Home Service
Gudrun Ure Sherlock Holmes – "The Empty House"[5] 1961 BBC Light Programme
Beryl Calder Sherlock Holmes – "Thor Bridge"[5] 1962 BBC Light Programme
Barbara Mitchell Sherlock Holmes (4 stories)[5] 1962–1967 BBC radio
Grizelda Hervey Sherlock Holmes – "The Sign of the Four"[5] 1963 BBC Home Service
Janet Morrison Sherlock Holmes (7 stories)[5] 1964–1969 BBC radio
Cecile Chevreau Sherlock Holmes – "Charles Augustus Milverton"[6] 1970 LP record audio drama
Barbara Atkinson The Hound of the Baskervilles[7] 1988 BBC Radio 4
Anna Cropper Sherlock Holmes – A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of the Four[8] 1989 BBC Radio 4
Mary Allen Sherlock Holmes – "A Scandal in Bohemia", "The Noble Bachelor"[9] 1990–1991 BBC Radio 4
Joan Matheson Sherlock Holmes (7 stories)[10] 1992–1995 BBC Radio 4
Judi Dench Sherlock Holmes – The Hound of the Baskervilles[11] 1998 BBC Radio 4
Lee Paasch The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 1998–2013 Radio (Imagination Theatre)
The Classic Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 2005–2012
June Whitfield The Newly Discovered Casebook of Sherlock Holmes 1999 BBC Radio 2
Beth Chalmers Sherlock Holmes[12][13] 2011–2012 Audio dramas (Big Finish Productions)
Moira Quirk The Hound of the Baskervilles[14] 2014 Audio drama (L.A. Theatre Works)
Patricia Hodge Mrs Hudson's Radio Show[15] 2018 BBC Radio 4
Ellen McLain The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 2019–present Radio (Imagination Theatre)

Stage plays

Name Title Date Type
Esmé Hubbard The Return of Sherlock Holmes 1923 Stage play
Paddy Edwards Baker Street 1965 Stage musical
Toni Lamond Sherlock's Last Case[16] 1984–1985 Stage play
Julia Sutton Sherlock Holmes: The Musical 1989 Stage musical
Jane Pfitsch Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery[17] 2015 Stage play

Television and DTV films

Name Title Date Type
Violet Besson The Three Garridebs 1937 Television play for NBC (American)
Marguerite Young Doctor Watson and the Darkwater Hall Mystery 1974 Television film (British)
Marjorie Bennett Sherlock Holmes in New York 1976 Television film (American)
Rina Zelyonaya The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson 1979–1986 TV film series (USSR)
Lynn Rainbow Sherlock Holmes and the Sign of Four[18] 1983 Animated television film (Australian)
Jenny Laird The Masks of Death 1984 Television film (British)
Margaret John Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady 1991 Television films
Incident at Victoria Falls 1992
Kathleen McAuliffe The Royal Scandal 2001 Television films (Canadian)
The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire 2002
Anne Carroll Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking 2004 Television film (British)
Catriona McDonald Sherlock Holmes 2010 DTV film (American)
Emily Gray Case Closed: The Phantom of Baker Street 2010 Japanese anime film (English dub, released on DVD)

Television series

Name Title Date Type
Iris Vandeleur Sherlock Holmes 1951 TV series (British)
Mary Holder Sherlock Holmes – "The Speckled Band" 1964 TV episode (British)
Enid Lindsey Sherlock Holmes 1965 TV series (British)
Grace Arnold Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes 1968 TV series (British)
Pat Keen The Baker Street Boys 1983 TV series (British)
Rosalie Williams Sherlock Holmes 1984–1994 TV series (British)
Yōko Asagami Sherlock Hound 1984–1985 TV animated series (Italian-Japanese) (Japanese version)
Patricia Parris Sherlock Hound 1984–1985 TV animated series (Italian-Japanese) (English dub)
Cristina Grado Sherlock Hound 1984–1985 TV animated series (Italian-Japanese) (Italian dub)
Bunty Webb Alfred Hitchcock Presents – "My Dear Watson" 1989 TV episode (American)
Jan Hooks Saturday Night Live – "Sherlock Holmes' Birthday Party" 1991 TV sketch (American)
Una Stubbs Sherlock 2010–2017 TV series (British)
Candis Cayne Elementary 2013–2014 TV series (American)
Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė Sherlock Holmes 2013 TV series (Russian)
Keiko Horiuchi Sherlock Holmes 2014–2015 TV series (Japanese)
Ran Itō Miss Sherlock 2018 TV series (Japanese)
Rino Katase Sherlock: Untold Stories 2019 TV series (Japanese)
Junichi Suwabe Case File nº221: Kabukicho 2019–2020 TV anime series (Japanese) (Japanese version)
David Wald Case File nº221: Kabukicho 2019–2020 TV anime series (Japanese) (English dub)
Kana Asumi Moriarty the Patriot[19] 2020–2021 TV anime series (Japanese)

Theatrical films

Name Title Date Type
Madame d'Esterre 20 short films[20][21] 1921–1923 Stoll series silent films (British)
The Hound of the Baskervilles 1921
The Sign of the Four 1923
Minnie Rayner The Sleeping Cardinal 1931 1931–1937 film series (British)
The Missing Rembrandt 1932
The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes 1935
Silver Blaze 1937
Marie Ault The Speckled Band 1931 British film
Clare Greet The Sign of Four 1932 1931–1937 film series (British)
Tempe Pigott A Study in Scarlet 1933 American film
Mary Gordon The Hound of the Baskervilles 1939 1939–1946 film series (USA)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 1939
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror 1942
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon 1942
Sherlock Holmes in Washington 1943
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death 1943
The Spider Woman 1944
The Pearl of Death 1944
The Woman in Green 1945
Dressed to Kill 1946
E. Schultze-Westrum Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace 1962 West German-French-Italian film
Barbara Leake A Study in Terror 1965 British film
Irene Handl The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes 1970 American film
Alison Leggatt The Seven-Per-Cent Solution[22] 1976 American film
Betty Woolfe Murder by Decree[23] 1979 British-Canadian film
Pat Keen Without a Clue 1988 British film
Kei Hayami Case Closed: The Phantom of Baker Street 2002 Japanese anime film (Japanese version)
Geraldine James Sherlock Holmes 2009 British–American films
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows 2011
Sarah Crowden Mr. Holmes 2015 British–American film
Kelly Macdonald Holmes & Watson 2018 American film

Video games

Name Title Date Type
Diana Montano The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Serrated Scalpel[18] 1992 Voice role
Coralie Persee The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Rose Tattoo[24] 1996 Voice role; digitized sprites based on a different actor
Stella Gonet Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments[18] 2014 Sherlock Holmes series; voice role
Unknown actor Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter 2016

See also

Notes

  1. ^ As in the corresponding articles for other Sherlock Holmes characters, the gender-neutral term actors is used in this article. Also note that this list includes male actors, namely Junichi Suwabe and David Wald.

References

  1. ^ Dickerson, Ian (2019). Sherlock Holmes and His Adventures on American Radio. BearManor Media. pp. 152, 160, 179, 187, 189, 198. ISBN 978-1629335087. Only a limited number of cast lists are available for the series. Episodes that are known to have included Gordon in the cast aired between 1945 and 1946.
  2. ^ a b De Waal, Ronald Burt (1974). The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes. Bramhall House. p. 382. ISBN 0-517-217597.
  3. ^ De Waal, Ronald Burt (1974). The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes. Bramhall House. p. 383. ISBN 0-517-217597.
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  6. ^ De Waal, Ronald Burt (1974). The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes. Bramhall House. pp. 411–412. ISBN 0-517-217597.
  7. ^ "The Hound of the Baskervilles: 1: The Baskerville Curse". BBC Genome: Radio Times. BBC. Retrieved 1 December 2020.
  8. ^ "Classic Serial: A Study in Scarlet: 1: Revenge". BBC Genome: Radio Times. BBC. Retrieved 1 December 2020. See also The Sign of the Four (1989).
  9. ^ "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: A Scandal in Bohemia". BBC Genome: Radio Times. BBC. Retrieved 1 December 2020. See also "The Noble Bachelor" (1991).
  10. ^ "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes: 2: The Yellow Face". BBC Genome: Radio Times. BBC. Retrieved 1 December 2020. See also "The Empty House" (1993) and several other episodes.
  11. ^ "The Classic Serial: The Hound of the Baskervilles: 1: The Power of Evil". BBC Genome: Radio Times. BBC. Retrieved 1 December 2020.
  12. ^ "2.1. Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem/The Empty House". Big Finish. Retrieved 1 December 2020.
  13. ^ "2.4. Sherlock Holmes: The Tangled Skein". Big Finish. Retrieved 1 December 2020.
  14. ^ "The Hound of the Baskervilles". LATW. L. A. Theatre Works. Retrieved 1 December 2020.
  15. ^ "Mrs Hudson's Radio Show: Cast & Crew". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 1 December 2020.
  16. ^ "USH Volume 4, Section X K -- Actors, Performances, and Recordings: Plays (continued)". University of Minnesota Libraries. Retrieved 31 December 2020.
  17. ^ Treanor, Lorraine (23 January 2015). "Baskerville, a bit of theatrical fun at Arena Stage". DC Theatre Scene. Retrieved 31 December 2020.
  18. ^ a b c "Mrs. Hudson". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 1 December 2020.
  19. ^ "'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.
  20. ^ "Madame D'Esterre". BFI. British Film Institute. Retrieved 1 December 2020.
  21. ^ Eyles, Alan (1986). Sherlock Holmes: A Centenary Celebration. Harper & Row. pp. 130–132. ISBN 0-06-015620-1.
  22. ^ "The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)". British Film Institute. BFI. Retrieved 1 December 2020.
  23. ^ "Murder by Decree (1980)". British Film Institute. BFI. Retrieved 1 December 2020.
  24. ^ "The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes: Case of the Rose Tattoo (1996) DOS Credits". MobyGames. Retrieved 1 December 2020.