Baker Street Readers offer free episodes of Sherlock Holmes stories

BRATTLEBORO — The Baker Street Readers are now offering episodes of their Sherlock Holmes podcast for free on podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and Podcast Addict.

After shutdown orders prevented the Readers from performing their monthly live shows, they quickly pivoted to sharing their readings as podcast episodes. To make up lost ticket sales, they asked audience members to become patrons for $5 to $8 a month on

Each episode features James Gelter as Holmes, Tony Grobe as Watson, and a rotating cast of special guests reading one of Arthur Conan Doyle's original short stories.

After each reading, Gelter and Grobe discuss the story, its themes and history, and current Sherlock Holmes news. Each episode is recorded at the Latchis Theatre in Brattleboro.

The first four episodes are available, with more free episodes to come. To listen, follow links to various podcast platforms on or listen directly on the website.

To hear more episodes, become patrons at For more information, visit the website or the group's Facebook page (

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