Category Archives: BBC Sherlock

What does this year’s BBC Sherlock one-off special really have in store for us?

First we had the official picture of Cumberbatch and Freeman in period costume evoking a Brett/Hardwicke vibe. Now the internet is alive with more pictures of the pair in Victorian dress, along with Amanda Abbington. The pictures were taken while … Continue reading

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2014 – The Year Sherlock Holmes Became Free

It’s been yet another busy year for Sherlock Holmes admirers as the popularity of the world’s most famous detective continues to grow. 2014 kicked off with the return of BBC Sherlock. Series Three burst onto our screens with a riot … Continue reading

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Elementary is back and Holmes is most certainly not forgiven

Review of Season Three, Episode One – Enough Nemesis to Go Around (contains some spoilers) As regular blog readers may recall, I had a bit of a Damascene conversion over Elementary during the last season. I went from disliking it … Continue reading

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BBC Sherlock to return with a Christmas special in 2015

BBC Sherlock will be returning in 2015 for a Christmas special followed by a series of three new episodes, presumably to be shown in 2016. Filming will begin in January next year on the special with the series shooting later … Continue reading

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CBS’ Elementary finally wins me over

I presumed I would absolutely love series three of BBC Sherlock, but sadly I didn’t. I also presumed I’d dislike season two of Elementary but I actually rather enjoyed it. I do like to be proved wrong every now and … Continue reading

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Review: Sherlock, The First CSI

This programme actually aired a few weeks ago but I saw it for the first time last night. It was an interesting reminder of just how ahead of his time Doyle was with regard to forensic techniques. We take it … Continue reading

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Review: BBC Sherlock – His Last Vow

Many spoilers, please be aware This is the third attempt at writing a blog about last night’s final episode of BBC Sherlock Series Three – His Last Vow. I just can’t decide what I really felt about it, hence the … Continue reading

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Record-breaking BBC Sherlock

BBC Sherlock has set a new record for the biggest “catch-up” viewing audience, according to the BBC. New figures show that The Empty Hearse piled on an extra 3.5 million viewers who watched the show within seven days of broadcast … Continue reading

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Review: BBC Sherlock continues but so do my doubts

Please don’t read any of this blog if you are trying to avoid spoilers I really wanted to like this one – I sat there full of hope, optimism and open-mindedness but still the nagging issues kept flooding back in. … Continue reading

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BBC Sherlock is back but not forgiven – well, not by me anyway.

Please don’t read any of this review if you don’t want to see spoilers. Or if you only want to read reviews gushing with praise. There’s both praise and damnation in this one I’m afraid. Sherlock’s back. We get false … Continue reading

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