Arthur & George On Masterpiece

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Martin Clunes (Doc Martin) stars as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, in a three-part MASTERPIECE Mystery! adaptation of the novel by Julian Barnes. Outraged by injustice to an Anglo-Indian solicitor, the famed author uses the methods of his own fictional detective to get at the truth. Co-starring are Arsher Ali (The Missing) as George Edalji; and Charles Edwards (Downton Abbey) as Alfred Wood, Sir Arthur’s real-life “Dr. Watson.”

 

Charles Edwards as Alfred Wood and Martin Clunes as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Charles Edwards as Alfred Wood and Martin Clunes as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Sunday Telegraph (London) proclaimed that Arthur & George is, “thoroughly enjoyable … Clunes proves exceptionally winning as the widowed writer and sometime crusader for justice, Arthur Conan Doyle.”
Based on true events, Arthur & George is adapted from the acclaimed novel of the same name, which was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize. The series airs in three episodes on MASTERPIECE, Sundays, September 6-20, 2015 at the special time of 8pm ET on WSKG.

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