There were 56 original stories written by Conan Doyle and published in The Strand magazine between 1891 and 1929. The stories are divided among five series. This is from the fifth and final series, “The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes”.
In this story the Crown Jewel is missing and Sherlock Holmes is commissioned to recover it. The adventure opens at the stage when Holmes has nearly completed his investigation and is ready to pounce on the criminal. The only missing fact is where the crown diamond is currently hidden.
While you’re listening you can read background information about Conan Doyle and the story, play word search games based on the story, etc.
DURATION: About a 30 minute performance.