Sherlock Holmes

Classic film posters used as carpet underlay sold for £72,000

Cache of 66 posters from 1930s and 1940s, including one for John Ford’s Stagecoach, were kept under carpet of Penarth house for three decades<p>A stash of beautiful cinema posters dating from the 1930s and 40s that were used as a makeshift carpet underlay have sold at auction for £72,000.<p>Two builders …

Film Posters

Crafting Mycroft Holmes: An Interview With Author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

What, you didn’t know Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, one of the most famous and accomplished basketball players of all time, was also a prolific author of both …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Benedict Cumberbatch Wants To See A "Female Sherlock" Because Gender Swapping Is In

This has slowly become the decade of the heroine. Where out fantasy stories and science fiction tales used to be centered solely around the white …

TV Series

Hollywood posters found being used as carpet underlay sell at auction £60,000

Hollywood posters found being used as carpet underlay have sold for £60,000 to collectors around the world.<p>One billboard poster of classic cowboy …

Posters

6 Brilliant TV Episodes You'll Never Get To See

Lost, wiped or never broadcast<p>In the days before binge-watching and box sets, TV channels used to be a bit more… careless with their content. Tapes …

TV

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Predicts the Future of Sherlock Holmes

The novelist and NBA legends says the detective could be "an alien" or 'transgender.'<p>The biggest name in Sherlock Holmes fandom is without a doubt, …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Benedict Cumberbatch ('The Current War')

One of the most exciting actors of his generation, who made his name on TV as a 21st century Sherlock Holmes and in films ranging from 'The Imitation …

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch Supports Female Sherlock

Benedict Cumberbatch is open to having a female Sherlock Holmes in the future. The British actor, who has played the contemporary version of the …

TV Series

Looking back: Eating out | News | The Guardian

12 August 1898 Cheap restaurants in London.<p>5 October 1926 Pudding Season opens at the Cheshire Cheese: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is among speakers at the Fleet Street pub’s annual celebration, an evening of pudding, pipes and Dr Johnson.<p>9 October 1940 Hot meals for Londoners hit by the blitz.<p>24 …

Food

Benedict Cumberbatch hints at a female future for Sherlock

Benedict Cumberbatch has hinted that BBC One's Sherlock could return for a new series – though he may not be back as the titular detective.<p>When asked if he had spoken to the show's writers about plans for a future series, he said "maybe", rather than denying it outright. Speaking to Radio Times, …

TV Series

9 Emmy-Nominated TV Shows that Were Books First

1 of 9<p><i>BIG LITTLE LIES</i><p>The Reese Witherspoon-led limited series about of a group of mothers dealing with a murder in the otherwise picture-perfect …

TV

Canonical Connections in Conan Doyle's "Our Midnight Visitor"

“the adventure of the Paradol Chamber, of the Amateur Mendicant Society, who held a luxurious club in the lower vault of a furniture warehouse, of …

Literature

10th September 2017

When reviewing Wilkie Collins’s The Moonstone, it would be easy for me to put, that it is a gothic, detective novel about a missing diamond, plain …

Books

How Much Do You Really Know About Sherlock Holmes? Listen To This Podcast And Find Out

Sherlock Holmes holds which Guinness World Record?Did Holmes ever really say "elementary, my dear Watson?"How many times did Holmes and Watson ride …

London

Episode 128: Sherlockian Coin Collecting

by Scott Monty September 15, 2017<p>"a case of ancient coins" [3GAR]<p>“I am a very busy man. I am a doctor in practice.”<br>“That is no answer. If a man has a …

Coin Collecting

Detectives: Top 10 facts about crime-solvers and their stories

Agatha Christie, creator of Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple and best-selling novelist of all time, was born on September 15, 1890.

Literature

Thupparivaalan movie review: Director Mysskin and actor Vishal deliver a solid thriller

With <i>Thupparivaalan</i>, ace director Mysskin has delivered another solid aesthetic thriller, which entertains due to smart writing and good filmmaking. …

Movie Reviews

The Flynn Family Appears to Be a Major Piece of Robert Mueller's Puzzle

Charles P. Pierce<i>A hound it was, an enormous coal-black hound, but not such a hound as mortal eyes have ever seen. Fire burst from its open mouth,</i> …

Liberal View

25 Instagram Captions For Yours And Bae's Cute AF Halloween Costume Pics

It's that time of year when you either indulge in the incredibly spooky or downright spunky. And if you're not going solo to Halloween parties this …

George Carlin

Purrrlock Holmes: Furriarty’s Trail Review

Some games have a theme that just grabs you and immediately generates a lot of interest. Purrrlock Holmes: Furriarty’s Trail is obviously a game …

Board Games

How to Think Like Sherlock: Improve your powers of observation

Overview<p>How to Think Like Sherlock: Improve your powers of observation by Daniel Smith<p>You see, but you do not observe. The distinction is clear'. …

Barnes & Noble

Create Your Own Hampstead Home

<i>Ever wanted to live in a Hampstead home? Get a piece of the pie with 'Property from a Hampstead Collection' - an amalgam of works kept in private</i> …

Arthur Conan Doyle

37 - The Student Days of Sherlock Holmes

37 - The Student Days of Sherlock Holmes<p>Scott Monty 6:00 AM 0<p>"I have no idea what he intends to go in for" [STUD]<p>It's our Back to School Blowout …

The best British crime shows, thrillers, and police dramas

TV

Confusing Condom Wrapper Accidentally Appears To Promote Rape And Twitter Isn't Impressed

Customised condom makers Consent Condoms have a range of slogan-printed condom wrappers that people have found somewhat perplexing.<p>Have you ever …

Watch Thupparivaalan trailer: Vishal, Prasanna play Sherlock Holmes, Dr Watson type characters

By: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru |<p>Vishal’s Thupparivaalan trailer is out<p>The trailer of actor Vishal’s upcoming film Thupparivaalan was released on …

Ah Sing Den's Exotic Name Matches Revamped Food and Drink Menu

Asian-inspired tipples and morsels are on the menu at Ah Sing Den<p>After a seven-year run, East Side Showroom bid adieu last July, after owners Trudy …

Arthur Conan Doyle

Friday Afterlife Report September 8th 2017

<b>September 8th 2017</b><p><b>COMMENTARY: What is the purpose of life really?</b> The purpose of life is to gain a variety of experiences in the physical and to …

Spirituality

Six authors who found inspiration in Switzerland

Here are six authors whose visits to Switzerland had a strong influence on their work. We challenge you to read them and not feel inspired to travel …

Literature

8 Awesome Spy Gadgets Fit for a 'Kingsman'

As originally seen on Exclaim.ca.<br>From classic characters created by the likes of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Ian Fleming, to Mark Millar and Dave …

Kingsman: The Golden Circle