Sherlock event confirmed as interactive game

A little while back, we bought you news of the resurrection of Sherlock. Kind of. In a cryptic video, they said that something Sherlock-related is going to be happening this year, although Moffat was at pains to point out that it was “not a new episode, and not a new series, and not a film… but an actual new…

New Sherlock ‘adventure’ for 2018

Apparently it’s International Sherlock Holmes Day today, and the latest TV incarnation’s creators – Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss – have been up to mischief again. In a cryptic video, they said that something Sherlock-related is going to be happening this year, although Moffat was at pains to point out that it was “not a new…

Elementary renewed for sixth series

Half a decade ago, there was much hullaballoo when US network CBS announced that it was going to broadcast its own version of Sherlock Holmes, starring British actor Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu. How dare they? screamed many Holmes die-hards, especially as the announcement was coming (very) soon after the successful Steven Moffat and…

New Sherlock Holmes series to be set in Finland

It seems people just can’t get enough of Sherlock Holmes. With countless incarnations of cinema and TV screen, and with Britain’s own Benedict Cumberbatch-starring behemoth having just finished (the US version, Elementary, is still going strong-ish), Arthur Conan Doyle’s iconic character just keep on going. And going. And going. In fact, now it’s going to…

Review: Sherlock (S4 E3/3), Sunday 15th January, BBC1

So who is Eurus? We may think we know the answer, but as this week’s episode delved into Sherlock’s murky childhood and even murkier psychology, we suspected that the truth will be even stranger than we had been led to imagine. NB: Spoilers inside

Review: Sherlock (S4 E1/3), Sunday 1st January, BBC1

The long-awaited return of Sherlock bears the burden of being required to explain unresolved matters from previous episodes before it can get on with its own concerns. Rapidly dealt with is the little matter of Sherlock being a murderer; the government (that is to say, Mycroft) is so worried that Moriarty may not be dead,…

Interview: Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock

As well know, Sherlock is now a global phenomenon and its star, Benedict Cumberbatch, has been propelled into the stratosphere because of it. It’s a wonder that any of the main players have any time to do Sherlock these days, but it’s great that they do – it’s one of those real event TV moments. Anyway,…

BBC announces Sherlock series 4 transmission date and new trailer

The roads we walk have demons hidden. And yours have been waiting for a very long time. And lo, it came to pass, that the great Sherlock machine whirred into life yesterday. It’s been a fantastically busy week for me this past seven days, so I’m behind on my reviews (Ängelby, The Missing). I’m doing…

BBC reveals Sherlock season four episode titles

I’m just catching up with a few things after a weekend away, and one of the things I was keeping half an eye on was the Sherlock convention in London. Usually during these things some announcements are made, and, right on cue, the BBC announced some episode titles for the upcoming fourth series. Not enormo news,…

BBC releases first look image from Sherlock season four

As we all know, Sherlock is just about the biggest crime drama in the world, its global reach now making it a colossus both here in the UK, in the US and in Asia and Europe. We’re headed for a fourth series in 2017, which will comprise three, feature-length episodes and all we know at…

Season four of Sherlock starts filming, adds Toby Jones to cast

Sherlock is one of the biggest crime dramas in the world, aside from all the NCIS franchise business, and any news associated with it is big news. We know that series four – a three-episode series – will air out around Christmas time, and that one of the story strands will be John and Mary…

The BBC releases details from season four of Sherlock

Today the BBC released the first details from the fourth series of Sherlock, which will (likely) premiere on its flagship channel, BBC1, on New Year’s Day 2017. (I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – 2017 is shaping up to be quite a year for crime drama fans.) The wheels of the promotional machines…