Roger Llewellyn is a British actor. He played Sherlock Holmes in 1997, 2007 and 2008 in stage versions of The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sherlock Holmes The Last Act and The Death and Life of Sherlock Holmes.In 2009 he played Sherlock Holmes again in the Big Finish Sherlock Holmes audio series in the stories The Last Act and The Life and Death. Dark Shadows is a gothic soap opera that originally aired weekdays on the ABC television network, from June 27, 1966 to April 2, 1971. The show was created by Dan Curtis. The story bible, which was written by Art Wallace, does not mention any supernatural elements. It was unprecedented in daytime television when ghosts were introduced about six months after it began.