Category Archives: Dr Watson

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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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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Keep calm and consult the consultants . . .

Husband thought this would make a rubbish blog, but as I don’t always pay attention to him, I thought I’d write it anyway.  Living with a fellow Holmesian certainly does prompt some interesting discussions across the dinner table, especially when … Continue reading

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A female Dr Watson? Perhaps it’s a step too far

Doctor Watson a woman?  I have so many mixed feelings kicking around in my head right now. I’ve just picked up the paper on my way to work and seen that CBS have cast Lucy Liu to play the role … Continue reading

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How will BBC’s Sherlock tackle the problem at the very heart of the Empty House?

To truly engage with any story, the reader has to like or at least care about the central character.  This is something which I have always found difficult about the original Empty House. I had followed as the earlier stories … Continue reading

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Holmes and Watson – who needed who the most?

As famous friendships go, the Holmes and Watson partnership seems to have attracted more analysis than any other fictional duo.  Partnership is an interesting word to use, inferring a degree of equality and co-dependency. Modern adaptations have demonstrated this dependency … Continue reading

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BBC’s Sherlock – a televisual feast for the mind and eye

Perhaps I should just rename this site http://www.i-love-bbc-sherlock-too-much-to-blog-about-anything-else-right-now.com and just be done with it. Sorry, but I just can’t help myself, I’ve got to blog about ‘Sherlock’ again because last night’s episode was too good not to.  And as the … Continue reading

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56 stories in 56 days – A Case of Identlty

There have certainly been times over the many years it has taken me to write my novel when I have worried about the story being a bit too far-fetched at times, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. Overall, I don’t think it … Continue reading

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My favourite Sherlock Holmes Granada moments – and why

I watched Granada’s Silver Blaze from my box-set last night and it really was a great example of the series at its very best, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. Jeremy Brett was on top form; healthy and energetic, bouncing around with … Continue reading

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Who should be the next actors to take on the role of Holmes and Watson?

There seems to be constant debate about which actor best captured the essence of Holmes on screen, writes Charlotte Anne Walters. As worthwhile as this subject is, I can’t help wondering about whether we should be concentrating on the future … Continue reading

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