Monthly Archives: May 2012

Undershaw – a decision has been made and a victory secured

Breaking news – This morning the Royal Courts of Justice in London have ruled that the decision by Waverley Council to grant planning permission to turn Undershaw into houses ‘must be quashed’ due to ‘legal reasons.’ This is fantastic news … Continue reading

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More BAFTA success for BBC Sherlock

After winning awards for editing, sound and writing at the BAFTA craft awards, BBC Sherlock picked up another two awards at last night’s BAFTA Television ceremony. Andrew Scott won best supporting actor for his brilliant portrayal of James Moriarty.  The … Continue reading

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Undershaw – the fight goes on

Yesterday’s court hearing to decide the fate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s former home, did not prove as decisive as everyone had hoped.  The judge has postponed the outcome and will not give a verdict until the end of July. … Continue reading

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Thrilled to be included in Sherlock’s Home . . . The Empty House

Yay!  My short story is being published in Sherlock’s Home . . . The Empty House. Sherlockology and MX Publishing joined forces in support of the Undershaw Preservation Trust and offered Holmes fans the chance to have their own story … Continue reading

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Have we seen this Sherlock somewhere before?

That coat?  That scarf?  Look familiar at all? I’ve just seen a picture from the pilot of CBS’s new Sherlock Holmes series, Elementary.  And it’s hard to miss the similarities with BBC Sherlock.  Jonny Lee Miller, as Holmes, is standing … Continue reading

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A twist on The Empty House? Can’t wait

*****Spoiler alert***** ‘Sherlock star and co-writer Mark Gatiss has revealed Dr Watson may not be pleased to see Sherlock, when he returns from the dead in the new series. Gatiss revealed that, as in Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan … Continue reading

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No posthumous BAFTA for Jeremy Brett

I was really saddened to hear the news today that the British Academy of Film and Television Arts have decided against honouring Jeremy Brett with a posthumous award.  This is despite a vigorous campaign by the BAFTA4JB team who organised … Continue reading

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