Category Archives: Great Sherlock Holmes Debate

Do we have enough Sherlock Holmes on film and TV, or are we still hungry for more?

With BBC Sherlock, CBS Elementary and the blockbusting Warner Bros film trilogy dominating the TV and film market, is there room for anything else? If not, then is it fair that big players like CBS, Warner and Hartswood Films have … Continue reading

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Debates and demonstrations – a great finale to Sherlock Holmes week

On Saturday I was lucky enough to take part in the live Sherlock Holmes debate 3.  A group of Holmesian experts got together in London and via the internet to debate which was the best story in the original Sherlock … Continue reading

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Some interesting BBC Sherlock gossip from the Great Debate . . .

I’ve just watched the film of the final part from The Great Sherlock Holmes Debate and was struck by a few interesting comments. When discussing the future, talk inevitably turned to how BBC Sherlock would tackle Sherlock’s return to London … Continue reading

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Great Sherlock Holmes Debate – and the winner is . . . Holmes himself

On Sunday I was fortunate enough to take part in The Great Sherlock Holmes Debate organised by Steve from MX Publishing. The event was situated in the fabulous Met Building with a wonderful view across the London skyline and we … Continue reading

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Great Sherlock Holmes Debate 2 – why BBC Sherlock is the winner for me

I will be on Team Sherlock for the MX Publishing Great Sherlock Holmes Debate 2 which takes place next Sunday (March 18).    We will all be debating live in London – some of us in person, others via the web/phone.  … Continue reading

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Are we in danger of Holmesian overkill?

As CBS enter the ring with Elementary, I can’t help but wonder whether we really need another modern-day Holmes? There was a time, post-Granada series, when Sherlock Holmes was descending fast into obscurity.  Mainstream media had no interest in further … Continue reading

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Could Cumberbatch topple Brett? And more thoughts on THAT ‘suicide’ . . .

Husband uttered the unthinkable last night – Benedict Cumberbatch might even be a better Holmes than Jeremy Brett. Well, as you probably all know from my previous blogs and my support of Brett in the November 2011 live debate organised … Continue reading

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