Archive for March, 2011

News Bulletin 27

and next day I sent it from Belfast.”

From now on we’re going to number the news bulletins in sequence.  If our maths prove correct we’ve posted 26 to date, hence this is number 27.

Sherlock Grabs RTS Award.

The BBC’s hit drama series Sherlock has collected yet another award, this time pushing ITV favourite Downton Abbey sideways as it picked up the Royal Television Society Drama Award on Tuesday 15 March 2011.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-12755524

And Here’s Another One!

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has won the best actor award at the Broadcasting Press Guild (BPG) Awards.  http://bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-12853706

The Name Game’s Afoot!

The sequel to Warner Bros. blockbusting Sherlock Holmes (2009) has now got an official name – it’s Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.  The movie is due in cinemas on Friday 16 December 2011.  www.comingsoon.net

You can read an interview with Jared Harris who’s got the all-important Professor Moriarty role here – http://www.darkhorizons.com/news/19729

Watson Ha! Ha!

Broadcasting exclusively on the internet, The Blog of Dr Watson is a comedy series based on the original Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  It’s the latest project from long-time Sherlock Holmes fans – Neil Hunt and Stephen Harvey Johnson who have been writing and performing comedy together since 1997.  http://www.drwatsonsblog.com

Red Circle Centenary Comes Around.

The Adventure of the Red Circle was published one hundred years ago in the Strand Magazine (March and April 1911).  You can read this gripping tale in full on our Stories Page.

“That will do,” said he; “I could not ask for anything better.”