Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes

First Look at Sir Ian McKellen as ‘Mr. Holmes’

It’s fair to say that Sir Ian McKellen is generally thought of an actor who establishes iconic roles, rather than following in the footsteps of others. But the legendary thesp is making an exception for his next film project, in ...

5 British Literary Characters That Made a Comeback

Some literary creations are so potent they cannot be contained by one book, one series, or one author alone. They may make the move from the page to the stage, from the stage to the radio, from the radio to the television, and from the ...

Laura Linney Joins the Cast of Sir Ian McKellen’s ‘Sherlock Holmes’ Movie

More news has emerged of the new Sherlock Holmes project we mentioned last September, the one that has nothing to do with either Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jnr. or Jonny Lee Miller.

Kelly Reilly’s 10 Greatest British Roles Before ‘Black Box’

If you’ve been watching ABC’s new drama Black Box, in which Kelly Reilly plays a neurologist with her own secret battle against mental illness, you’ll be aware that Kelly can rock a decent American accent with the ...

Portsmouth Announces £25m Sherlock Holmes Theme Park

If there is one thing a steady diet of Sherlock Holmes—whether in book, movie or TV form—can teach us, it’s that things are not always as they seem. While it would make a certain amount of sense to put a tourist attraction ...

10 British Things About Oklahoma City, OK

British expats are making their move to Oklahoma City, OK slowly but surely—typically for work or if married to an American—with stores and restaurants popping up in a steady manner according to English-born Jean Conway who runs ...

Brit Binge Watching: Five Sherlock Holmes Adaptations You Can View Online

It’s here, it’s here! Wait, what’s “it” you ask? Sherlock of course.

Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes is Public Domain in the U.S.

The copyright for Arthur Conan Doyle’s characters in the stories of Sherlock Holmes, excluding the last ten Sherlock Holmes stories released in the U.S. after 1922, has expired in the U.

Eleven Fictional Characters Who Could Totally Be Time Lords

Have you ever watched a TV show or read a book and found yourself wondering, as one of the wiser and more eccentric characters seems to have suddenly worked out the correct route out of a tight spot without any visible clues, quite how ...

Now Even Sir Ian McKellen Is Playing Sherlock Holmes!

This is getting ridiculous. It’s one thing for Benedict Cumberbatch to play all of the roles in all of the films, but while this is going on, film-makers are hellbent on creating more and more different versions of Sherlock ...