Sherlock Holmes And The Pimlico Poisoner
by Peter Mackie

Publication date 1990-09-29
Topics BBC Radio Drama, Crime Drama, Sherlock Holmes
Language English
Sherlock Holmes is laid up with a broken leg, when he receives a visitor, inviting him to join in the hunt for the "Pimlico Poisoner" and claim a reward. Holmes refuses, but soon identifies his visitor and the poisoner as one and the same person - Dr Neill Cream.

In reality, Cream was the "Lambeth Poisoner", though he did attempt to extort money by revealing the identity of the poisoner. He was hanged in 1892 - though not with the help of Sherlock Holmes...