Monthly Archives: March 2013

Deja vu as BBC Sherlock has the Granada factor

Many years ago when I was 16, I wrote a full-length Sherlock Holmes screen play and sent it to a producer at Granada – the company responsible for the long-running series starring Jeremy Brett as Holmes. I can still remember … Continue reading

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Title revealed for BBC Sherlock series 3, episode 1 – The Empty Hearse

Filming begins in Cardiff today for the first episode of Sherlock Series Three. News has just broken that the first episode of the new series will be called ‘The Empty Hearse’. Obviously this is an intriguing play on The Empty … Continue reading

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It’s all in the adventure . . . BBC Sherlock gets it right – Elementary doesn’t

I’ve just come across this lovely quote from Stephen Moffatt, creator of BBC Sherlock – ‘Other detectives have cases, Sherlock Holmes has adventures, and that’s what matters.’ It is this sense of adventure that really sets the original 56 stores … Continue reading

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Holmes’ ideal woman – ordinary or extraordinary?

Recently I saw a poll on social media (Facebook probably, I really should make a note of these things) asking people who they liked the most, Molly or Irene from BBC Sherlock. Now, I’m not sure exactly what they meant … Continue reading

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