Anybody is better than Ustinov, of course. Finney probably got it nearly right, just as Joan Hickson was Marple and whoever the new person was (haven't seen her lately) even dragging behind Margaret Rutherford, who was more of a caricature.

Didn't like Roy Marsden's replacement as James's Dalgliesh either.

And how many Sherlocks have there been?
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