Tag Archives: Sherlock

Benedict Cumberbatch To Play A Rival ‘Richard III’ To Martin Freeman

There’s a danger of things becoming silly now.

Two weeks ago, the big news was that Benedict Cumberbatch would be playing Hamlet in the West End, in 2015. This clearly needed a year’s advance warning, so fans can prepare travel budgets and buy ticket-handling gauntlets.

Martin Freeman To Play ‘Richard III’ In London This Year

Sherlock fans, if you thought the exciting news about Benedict Cumberbatch playing Hamlet in London gave you a year to save up, this might be slightly upsetting.

Benedict Cumberbatch WILL Play Hamlet In The West End

This is a story that has been doing the rounds as a stage-whispered rumor for a short while, but it has now been confirmed that Benedict Cumberbatch will be taking to the London stage next year to appear in a production of ...

Personality Quiz: Which British Detective Are You?

If you are any sort of British detective, certainly of the caliber we’re looking at here, you will not need any kind of personality quiz to work out which one you are.

Mr. Selfridge Takes a Dig at Sherlock

American actor Jeremy Piven stars as the title character in ITV’s Mr. Selfridge, which airs on PBS in the U.S.

Fill In The Blanks With Benedict Colorbatch

It’s a wonderful time to be alive, isn’t it? Spring is starting to happen, there are quality TV shows and movies being made all the time, starring some of the finest actors and actresses in the world, books are being ...

Benedict Cumberbatch Wants To Dumb It Down

Well, for a bit at least.

Having made his name as Sherlock Holmes—a very clever man—and as Stephen Hawking—equally smart—and as Julian Assange (canny) and Vincent Van Gogh (brilliant) and William Pitt (astute) and that rotter in Star Trek Into ...

Steven Moffat: “‘Sherlock’ and ‘Doctor Who’ Are Obtusely British”

Steven Moffat is more than qualified to comment on the way foreign territories enjoy imported TV shows. The two series he is most closely associated with—Doctor Who and Sherlock—both have huge worldwide audiences and have made ...

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 ...

Personality Quiz: Which British Villain Are You?

The Brits are famous (nay infamous) for playing baddies on TV shows and in the movies. That deadly combination of lethal intelligence, no compassion and the egotistical need to monologue when you have the good guy handcuffed to a chair ...