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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s childhood inspiration

Watching BBC’s Antiques Road Trip last night (yes I know, but there was nothing else on) I was surprised when a segment about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle popped up. There I was, TV dinner on my lap, brain going into … Continue reading

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Love BBC Sherlock but Granada still has the edge for me

It’s been an eventful time for BBC Sherlock fans, what with an appearance from the team at SDCC and the announcement of the title for the final episode of series three – His Last Vow. Watching telly with my 15 … Continue reading

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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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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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Sherlock Holmes – what’s the sexual attraction?

Indulging my fantasies? No sorry – Sherlock Holmes is definitely not my type. I’ve been lucky, most reviews of my novel have been  favourable and really understood what I was trying to achieve.  But I did come across one the … Continue reading

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Thrilled to be included in Sherlock’s Home . . . The Empty House

Yay!  My short story is being published in Sherlock’s Home . . . The Empty House. Sherlockology and MX Publishing joined forces in support of the Undershaw Preservation Trust and offered Holmes fans the chance to have their own story … Continue reading

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No posthumous BAFTA for Jeremy Brett

I was really saddened to hear the news today that the British Academy of Film and Television Arts have decided against honouring Jeremy Brett with a posthumous award.  This is despite a vigorous campaign by the BAFTA4JB team who organised … Continue reading

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