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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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Oh no! We are in for even more tears at the end of BBC Sherlock Series three

I’ve just come across this article in the Radio Times online: “It’s time,” tweeted Sherlock composer Michael Price, as he prepared to go into the studio to record the score for His Last Vow, the final instalment in the forthcoming series. … Continue reading

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Is BBC Sherlock becoming ‘too cool’?

Does the epic stardom of Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman somehow change the very nature of BBC Sherlock? Not to mention the meteoric rise of Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat. What I loved about Sherlock initially was that the series … Continue reading

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Friends or colleagues? Elementary and Sherlock show different sides of the Holmes-Watson relationship.

As you probably know from my previous blogs, I’m not exactly a fan of Elementary. I have been quite dismissive at times but still continue to watch every week. One of its strengths however, in my opinion, is the way … Continue reading

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The Sign of Three – what can we deduce?

BBC Sherlock creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat have revealed that the title of the second episode of series three will be – The Sign of Three. Well, it’s obviously a play on the title of the original Sherlock Holmes … 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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One year on . . . and we’re still talking about Sherlock’s ‘suicide’

Great article in British television magazine Radio Times about BBC Sherlock series three published today. Paul Jones has written a very comprehensive entitled – ‘Sherlock series 3, what do we know so far and what can we deduce? He uses … Continue reading

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Will Mrs Hudson’s Diaries be the next Holmes offering on screen?

Will comedian Barry Cryer be the next person to put Sherlock Holmes on our TV screens? I read somewhere (can’t remember where – really should start writing these things down) that talks are underway to bring another version of Sherlock … Continue reading

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A belated Christmas present for BBC Sherlock

I was delighted to discover today  that BBC Sherlock has been voted the top TV show of 2012 in a Radio Times poll. The judges were a mix of writers and critics – surely the hardest people to win over. … Continue reading

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