Articles Tagged 'Mark Gatiss'

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‘Doctor Who’: 10 Things You May Not Know About ‘Empress of Mars’

“Empress of Mars” is partly a celebration of movies such as Zulu Dawn, which depicts against-all-odds military struggles by red-jacketed British soldiers in their attempts to colonize parts of Africa. Granted, this time it’s the Ice Warriors who are outnumbered and under attack from warriors with primitive weapons, but the claustrophobia is the same. It […]

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Steven Moffat on ‘Sherlock’s Future: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman are Irreplaceable

Well, we already knew that! But, now it’s officially-official, coming from the show co-creator and runner, Steven Moffat. There’s always this question looming over fans of Sherlock: “Will there be more?” There are long stretches between seasons, but us diehard viewers don’t mind, because when those three stellar episodes do arrive… it’s bliss. And, of course, let’s […]

Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss during Q&A for episode three preview screening of “Sherlock” at BFI Southbank on January 12, 2017 in London, England.

Mark Gatiss Added to Kit Harington Historical Drama ‘Gunpowder’

We told you about Gunpowder way back in October, but now we have the lowdown on what promises to be a historical thriller every bit as exciting and gritty as Taboo. It’ll tell the story about the infamous Gunpowder Plot, a failed conspiracy to assassinate King James I by a group of English Catholic radicals in 1605. And like […]

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Yep, That Really Was Mark Gatiss in Last Night’s ‘Taboo’

Sherlock star Mark Gatiss has a habit of turning up when least expected, but you’d be forgiven for not spotting him in the episode of period drama Taboo that aired last night (January 17). Not because his role was brief, mind you, but because he was almost unrecognizable. Wearing a fat suit, prosthetics and heavy makeup, Gatiss plays the […]

Mark Gatiss attends a screening of the Sherlock 2016 Christmas Special at Ham Yard Hotel on December 19, 2016 in London, England.

Is Sherlock Turning into Bond? Mark Gatiss Responds to Critics… with a Poem

Adapting books for the screen is always a tricky business, with fans of the original often expressing disappointment with the results. No one knows that better than Sherlock showrunner, Mark Gatiss. From the start, the Arthur Conan Doyle-inspired series, in which Gatiss plays Holmes brother, Mycroft, has played fast and loose with its source material. Set in the present day, the […]

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‘Sherlock’s ‘The Abominable Bride’ Hits Theaters Today with Exclusive Message from Co-Creator Mark Gatiss

Are you scratching your head thinking about a way to spend your Wednesday evening? We have a suggestion you might like. A special encore airing of Sherlock‘s “The Abominable Bride” is happening, hitting theaters… TONIGHT (December 7) only. The screening includes an exclusive four-minute clip of co-creator Mark Gatiss talking about season four of the series, […]

Mark Gatiss winner of the award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for ‘Three Days In The Country’ and Judi Dench winner of the award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for ‘ The Winter’s Tale’ pose in the winners room at The Olivier Awards at The Royal Opera House on April 3, 2016 in London, England.

Mark Gatiss Says ‘Sherlock’ Fans Have Missed “Blindingly Obvious” Clues

Fire up those boxsets, chaps — we’ve got more sleuthing to do. In the run-up to season four of Sherlock, we’ve already watched and rewatched the trailer, scoured photos of Benedict Cumberbatch (ahem), and read up on every fan theory, and yet co-creator Mark Gatiss has said we’ve still missed “blindingly obvious” clues on what the future holds for our […]

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WATCH: The ‘Sherlock’ Cast Get Behind the Wales Soccer Team

Europe is currently in the grip of football fever as the Euro 2016 soccer tournament comes to a close, and last night (July 6) Wales played Portugal in the first semi-final. So?, we hear you cry. Why should I care? Well, firstly Wales doesn’t often get that far. The last time the tournament took place was in 2012, and […]

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