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Watson, You Handsome Devil!

“With your natural advantages, Watson" [RETI]

As the world awaits Sherlock Series Four the talk is, per usual, of the sex appeal of Benedict …

When Arthur Conan Doyle Judged A Bodybuilding Contest

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On the afternoon of March 27, 1904, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was driving home from a day of playing golf with his brother, Innes, …

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St. George and his Sherlock Holmes Connections

"Saints have never flourished in those parts" [HOUN]

Everybody knows of St. Patrick's Day on March 17, honoring the patron saint of Ireland, but …

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The BBC Sherlock Is Actually Indian

"Good gracious, Mr. Holmes" [3STU]

Sherlock is an international phenomenon. From the legions of fans who travel to catch a glimpse of Speedy's Cafe on …


New Mr. Holmes Trailer

"I have heard of you, Mr. Holmes" [SPEC]

As we prepare for Sir Ian McKellen to grace the theaters this summer in Mr. Holmes, we've been afforded the …


Chaucer on Sherlock Holmes!

April always reminds me of T.S. Eliot's "The Wasteland" and Geoffrey Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales." Both great poems mention this month in their …

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Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock goes back to 1895 - BBC Newsbeat

Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock and Martin Freeman's Watson will be visiting the year 1895 next.

The Victorian setting had already been reported, but Mark Gatiss has now revealed the exact year the pair will somehow experience.

"I can correct something that has been misreported," said Gatiss. "The …

Bruce Montgomery at the 2008 BSI Dinner

Bruce Montgomery, BSI ("The Red Circle") sang "Aunt Clara" once last time at the Baker Street Irregulars dinner in January 2008.


Mr Holmes: brand new trailer for McKellen's Sherlock Holmes film

A few images and clips of the upcoming movie Mr Holmes have been teased, but here, finally, is a full trailer for the movie. This is the project that …


Episode 76: Out of the Abyss

"a tremendous abyss" [FINA]

The BSI Manuscript series continues to churn out remarkable books on an annual basis. In 2015, we're pleased to see the …

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Not So Elementary

"Cultural biography” is not the sort of classification that usually inspires much confidence. It’s generally a sure sign that the reader will be …

Conservative News

The Generations of Sherlock Holmes by sorakaji

Ryan Kirk (1937, The Man who was Sherlock Holmes)
Basil Rathbone (1939-1953 Sherlock Holmes film series)
Jeremy Brett (1984-1994 The Adventures of …

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Sherlock facts: 21 things you didn't know

Benedict Cumberbatch as manga hero, the Russian Holmes, Sherlock's staircase at 221b Baker Street ... here are 21 things you may not know about Sherlock

1. It all began with a speech

In 2006, well-known Holmes enthusiast Mark Gatiss was asked to address the Sherlock Holmes Society's annual dinner at …

Cool Stuff

Russian Sherlock Holmes Cartoon Translated

1979 Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson

1st episode: "Acquaintance" (based on A Study in Scarlet and "The Adventure of the Speckled Band").
• 2nd episode: …


SFIFF: Conveying genius of Sherlock Holmes not so elementary

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Here’s the problem with Sherlock Holmes movies …

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SHERLOCK by Haab Entertainment | Kirkus

A classic Sherlock Holmes tale gets lavish interactive treatment, with opportunities for sleuthing for readers.

“The Adventure of the Red-Headed …


The Public Life of Sherlock Holmes: Peter O’Toole as Holmes

As famous a (costumed) character as Sherlock Holmes is, it is no surprise that he has lent himself to animation. Of course, you’ve seen images of …

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The world-wide fascination in Sherlock Holmes' tweed cape

The organisers of a Scottish fashion event have announced plans to reinvigorate interest in the Inverness cape, a sleeveless tweed overcoat made famous by Sherlock Holmes.

Highlands Fashion Week will officially launch its Bring Back The Cape (BBTC) project on its website on 4 December.

Describing it …

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The Silver Blaze (Southern Division)

29th Running – First Since 1998

Saturday, May 23, 2015 – 12:30P

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My Dear, Dear, Dear Watson

Part of the Internet’s beauty is the space it affords people to take an idea and run with it . . . and run with it and run with it, until they end up miles away from where they started. Among a subset of online superfans of the BBC show “Sherlock,” solving mysteries is mere window dressing for the …

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Sherlock Holmes and Politics

Given that, here in the UK, we've now entered the General Election season, is it perhaps time to wonder what Sherlock Holmes's political affiliation …

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Elementary - One Watson, One Holmes - Review

"One Watson, One Holmes" finally brings hacktivist group Everyone out into the open, as one of their members comes to Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) …

Mark Gatiss interview: "Benedict Cumberbatch has made Sherlock Holmes sexy"

You might not immediately recognise him, but Mark Gatiss is one of the most influential men on TV. His fingerprints are all over its biggest and best …

An Entertaining and Brief Look at the History of Sherlock Holmes

"he and his papers are all in Portsmouth" [LAST]

We recently discovered a fun little video that's well worth watching - perhaps more than once.

A group …

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Submissions Sought for 12-part Sherlock Holmes Novella Series

While Sir Arthur Conan Doyle left this earthly realm on July 7, 1930, his character of Sherlock Holmes has never been more alive. Through the current …

A Case of Identity Fraud

Arthur Conan Doyle wrote ‘A Case of Identity’ (IDEN) in 1891; it is a story of Mary Sutherland, a middle class typist, whose lover, Hosmer Angel has …


IDW Publish Sherlock Holmes/Sigmund Freud Crossover - Wondercon '15

Because Green Lantern/Star Trek just wasn’t enough.

At their Wondercon panel. IDW has announced it is publishing the comic book adaptation of the Star

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Saturday Matinee: Sherlock Holmes' Greatest Case - The Sign of Four (1932)

The Story

Now calm down, Ms. Morstan (Isla Bevan). Please. There's no need for you to cry anymore. You're safe now, and completely out of harm's way. …