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Sherlock Holmes in his study - Look and Learn History Picture Library. Believe in Sherlock (sherlock_bsi) I Believe In Sherlock Holmes/Moriarty Is Real. #BelieveInSherlock. Hi I’m an illustrator and have a Sherlock piece I thought you might like.

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Its available in my shop here: Thanks! Lego version of the series 3 launch trailer by Alexander Leitner. Get Sherlocked ! → With an aim of reaching 50 in 10 days we are launching a T-shirt with “I am sherlocked” printed on it. So grab this simple, elegant, interesting tee and celebrate this sherlock season and help us reach our goal. The Week in TV: Sherlock, The Golden Globe Awards and Stargazing Live - video. Sherlock producer says TV gives too much weight to ratings. Beryl Vertue at the Broadcasting Press Guild awards 2012, where she collected the Harvey Lee award for outstanding contribution to broadcasting and spoke out against the focus on overnight ratings.

Sherlock producer says TV gives too much weight to ratings

Photograph: Can Nguyen/Capital Pictures Beryl Vertue, the founder and chairman of the independent producer responsible for BBC1 hit Sherlock, has accused the television industry of focusing too much on failure and urged it to ignore overnight ratings and to concentrate on other measures of success including audience appreciation. Vertue, the founder and chair of Hartswood Films, blamed newspaper coverage for much of the focus on ratings winners and singled out the Daily Mail for particular criticism for what she regarded as its negative coverage of the BBC. The paper had "lost the plot", she said. Vertue was speaking at the 38th Broadcasting Press Guild awards on Friday, where she collected the Harvey Lee Award for outstanding contribution to broadcasting. Sherlock - The Reichenbach Fall: live chat. When PBS advertised an advance screening in New York of the second season of the BBC's masterful reinvention of the Sherlock Holmes novels, a staggering 10,000 people applied for tickets.

Sherlock - The Reichenbach Fall: live chat

Fans of the show came from all over the United States on the promise of an appearance by the star of the show Benedict Cumberbatch. This series of Sherlock has drawn record audiences for PBS's Sunday night Masterpiece Mystery slot. The first episode in the three-ep season drew 3.2m viewers, more than double the average of PBS's primetime rating. And the best is to come: an explosive season finale, The Reichenbach Fall, airs on PBS Sunday night. And we guarantee that you'll want to talk about it all day Monday. Moffat is also a director of Hartswood Films, which produces Sherlock for the BBC and WGBH Boston. Holmes victory: detective depicted on big and small screen 254 times.

The blog of Dr. John. H. Watson. Sherlock (TV Series 2010–  Edit Storyline In this modernized version of the Conan Doyle characters, using his detective plots, Sherlock Holmes lives in early 21st century London and acts more cocky towards Scotland Yard's detective inspector Lestrade because he's actually less confident.

Sherlock (TV Series 2010– 

Doctor Watson is now a fairly young veteran of the Afghan war, less adoring and more active. Written by KGF Vissers Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis Taglines: The world's favourite detective has emerged from the fog...this is Sherlock for a new generation. Edit Did You Know? Trivia Through the series, several Holmes stories by Arthur Conan Doyle are alluded to, either as episode names or in passing. Crazy Credits Certain letters in the closing titles are highlighted red. Martin Freeman. Early life Martin Freeman was born in Aldershot, Hampshire, the youngest of five children.

Martin Freeman

His parents, Philomena (née Norris) and Geoffrey Freeman, a naval officer, separated when Freeman was a child, and when Freeman was ten, Geoffrey died of a heart attack.[4][5] Freeman attended the Salesian School, Chertsey before attending Brooklands College for media studies.[6] His elder brother Tim became a musician with the group Frazier Chorus. Freeman was raised as a Roman Catholic. Although his family was not strict in their religious practices, his religion had a profound influence on him. As a child, he was asthmatic, and had to undergo a hip operation for what he has described as a "dodgy leg".[7][8] Career He began to move into more serious dramatic roles on television with his appearance as Lord Shaftesbury in the 2003 BBC historical drama Charles II: The Power and The Passion. Personal life Filmography Films Television Awards and nominations References External links. Benedict Cumberbatch. Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (19 July 1976) is an English film, television, theatre and voice actor.

Benedict Cumberbatch

He has received two Olivier Award nominations winning one for Best Actor, four BAFTA nominations, two Emmy Award nominations, two SAG Award nominations and a Golden Globe nomination, among several others. In November 2013, he was honoured by BAFTA Los Angeles[5] with a Britannia Award for "British Artist of the Year" for his "masterful performances in television, film and theatre. "[6] In March 2014, Cumberbatch was included in The Sunday Times "100 Makers of the 21st Century" list citing him as the "next Sir Laurence Olivier. Early life After graduating at Harrow, he took a gap year to volunteer as an English teacher at a Tibetan monastery in Darjeeling, India.[21] He then attended the University of Manchester, where he studied drama.[22] After graduating, he continued his training as an actor at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.[1] Career Theatre Television Film.

Hartswood Films. A fansite dedicated to BBC Sherlock. Sherlock (TV series) Sherlock is a British television crime drama that presents a contemporary adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes detective stories.

Sherlock (TV series)

Created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, it stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as Doctor John Watson. Nine episodes have been produced, the first three of which aired in 2010. Series two aired in 2012, and a third series aired in 2014. The third series has become the UK's most watched drama series since 2001.[1] Sherlock has been sold to over 200 territories.[2] The writers said that Freeman's casting developed the way in which Cumberbatch played Holmes.[11] The theme of "friendship" appealed to both Gatiss and Moffat.[24] Gatiss asserted the importance of achieving the correct tone for the character.

Rupert Graves was cast as DI Greg Lestrade. Amanda Abbington plays Mary Morstan, Watson's girlfriend and then wife. BBC One - Sherlock. Sartorial style of Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock Holmes points the way for British men. The BBC has got a lot right with Sherlock.

Sartorial style of Benedict Cumberbatch's Sherlock Holmes points the way for British men

The pitch-perfect casting, the smartness of the dialogue, the seamless melding of trad old school Holmes aesthetics and sensibilities with the modern (who knew text would compliment a Conan Doyle creation so effortlessly? Or GPS, for that matter?) But better than all this is the wardrobe of lead actor Benedict Cumberbatch. Holmes was created a fashion icon: chic, theatrical, a devotee of a grand silhouette, a fan of a flamboyant accessory. Cumberbatch's version of Holmes's style is entirely appropriate. (The coat is part of Belstaff's incoming collection; a brand new waiting list for which had accumulated by the time the end credits rolled on episode one.)

Why do we care? Sherlock's 'death': your theories. Greatcoat billowing in the breeze, Sherlock stepped gracefully from the rooftop edge on Sunday night and began his plummet towards earth.

Sherlock's 'death': your theories

John Watson watched in horror – and at home 8 million BBC1 viewers did much the same. What was going on? Had the BBC just sacrificed its much-loved consulting detective? The clue was in the already announced third series. But that didn't stop the collective gasp when Sherlock appeared at his own funeral looking decidedly unburied. So how did he do that? There's some general agreement too that Moriarty might have worn a lifelike Sherlock mask when he kidnapped the children earlier. One popular theory holds that Sherlock didn't jump off the building at all.

Or … Moriarty's body remained on the roof and Sherlock jumped into the rubbish truck, before arranging himself on the pavement with some blood from Molly. Keeping up? • Do you have a better idea? The Sherlock effect: teapot sales surge. Ali Miller's tea set makes a guest appearance in Sherlock.

The Sherlock effect: teapot sales surge

Photograph: BBC It was a key scene in Sunday night's Sherlock. After evading justice for the crime of the century, the master detective's nemesis had popped round to Baker Street for a gloat. As he revealed how he'd got away with it, Sherlock poured him a cup of tea from a most striking teapot – and designer Ali Miller suddenly had a hit on her hands. Miller has been selling the teapot, a fine bone china number with a picture of a map of the UK, through her website for about a year. Miller didn't know her tea set was going to take centre stage in one of the BBC's biggest dramas – in fact she wasn't even watching the show.

There is also a waiting list at Rockett St George, which sells the tea set cups and saucers for £25. Desperate fans can still head for Selfridges or Notonthehighstreet which have some tea set items still available – but the Sherlock-effect is clearly strong. How about you? In praise of … Sherlock Holmes. Steven Moffat: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle writes villains like no other. Jeremy Brett in Granada's The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Photograph: ITV / Rex Features Everyone knows he was the arch villain – the Napoleon of crime – dashing about in the fog with an evil laugh and probably a sword stick. But, like most things everyone knows about Sherlock Holmes, it's not quite true. Professor Moriarty, with the quietly sinister manner and reptilian sway of the head, turns up in exactly one story, The Final Problem, although he plays a direct role in The Valley of Fear, and is indirectly mentioned in some others.

Like Irene Adler – of A Scandal in Bohemia fame – and the Hound [of the Baskervilles] itself, he is a one shot deal. True, he does kill off our hero in his one go, but since that was reversed a few years later – oh, Sherlock, we knew you were kidding – it hardly accounts for his fame. So what does? The genius of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Moriarty: "Everything I have to say has already crossed your mind. " Holmes: "Then possibly my answer has crossed yours. " Sherlock finale: your verdict on The Great Game. When Steven Moffat tweeted that this first run of Sherlock peaked with the very last scene, he wasn't just trying to keep watching 'til the end. With snipers, explosives and trigger-fingers this was more devilish than a Spooks cliffhanger - it's as though Moffat and Mark Gatiss were worried that the show wouldn't be recommissioned. And while that seems highly unlikely, a perverse part of me almost doesn't want the show to come back so the ending can be preserved forever.

First though, a little housekeeping. Three stories in and we see the continuity blend together, the series hitting its stride just as it ends. We see Watson's blog beginning to make ripples around London, mirroring his dispatches from the books, and cross-stitching in the series' own mythos. It was also nice to see Lestrade and Co back. And so to this week's episode. It certainly made last week's lurching story The Blind Banker feel like filler.

TV review: Sherlock. 'Ask me what that is," I say to my girlfriend, nodding at my new purchase, a small tree in a pot on the patio. I've been hoping she'd ask me of her own accord, but it's been a few days and she hasn't, almost certainly on purpose – to hurt my feelings. "Go on then, what is it? " she sighs. "Ah ha," I say, whipping out the magnifying glass I just happen to have about my person. I make a play of examining the evidence, the dark green shiny leaves, the smell that comes off when I crush one in my fingers. "Vicky! " So that didn't work. "Meretricious," says Watson. Moriarty, his arch enemy, turns out to be this Graham Nortonesquecharacter. Of course, it's all been shunted forward 120 years or so, so The B-P Plans concern a new missile-defence system, and the pips are not the sort that may one day turn into an orange tree (my dear Watson), but the kind you get on the speaking clock.

My job is to nit-pick, though. So now we enter the Great Hiatus, a terrifying void of Sherlocklessness. TV ratings – 8 August: Sherlock ends with 7.3m viewers. Martin Freeman as Dr John Watson and Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes. Photograph: BBC/Hartswood Films The critically acclaimed drama Sherlock ended with more than 7.3 million viewers on BBC1 and BBC HD on Sunday, 8 August. The modern take on the Arthur Conan Doyle classic had 7.006 million viewers on BBC1 between 9pm and 10.30pm, a 29.9% share of the audience, with another 325,000 viewers watching on BBC HD, according to overnight figures. Its combined audience of 7.331 million narrowly failed to beat the show's highest audience of its three-part run, the 7.533 million viewers who watched its opening episode two weeks ago.

Five main terrestrial analogue networks BBC1, BBC2, ITV1, Channel 4, Channel Five (available in all UK homes with TV, except Five, which reaches about 95%) 9pm: Sherlock - 7.006 million/29.9%, BBC HD 325,000/1.4% 9pm: Coast - 2.689 million/11.1% 9pm: The Unforgettable ... Channel 4 9pm: Big Brother - 1.991 million/8.2%, C4+1 273,000/1.4% Channel Five. Sherlock and the strange case of the missing commissioning team. Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as Doctor Watson in BBC1's Sherlock. Photograph: BBC/Hartswood Films How would the primetime lords of American TV feel if they'd happened to make a series called Sherlock, about a modern Holmes, and won tremendous audiences and critical praise in the process?

Modest triumphalism? Not if the "series" in question was a mere three episodes, shown in the depths of summer, with nothing poised to come in the writing, let alone in the can. A pilot without a runway. It's good news to find a second round of Sherlocks commissioned now. Speedy's Sandwich Bar & Cafe.

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