Archive for April, 2011

News Bulletin 28

“It does seem to be a little out of the common,” he remarked, calmly. “Would you mind reading it to me aloud?”

It’s A Capital Jubilation For London’s Holmesians!

The Sherlock Holmes Society of London (the oldest and largest in the UK) is marking its sixtieth year with a programme of special events in London during May 2011. The Society’s website www.sherlock-holmes.org.uk can tell you what’s happening and when.

A Scandal, A Big Dog, And Er…A Cliffhanger!

The new run of BBC One’s Sherlock drama will feature adaptations of A Scandal in Bohemia, The Hound of the Baskervilles and The Final Problem, series co-creator Mark Gatiss has recently revealed. http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tv/s/sherlock/news/a314137/sherlock-series-two-details-confirmed.html.

Horowitz Gives His Holmes A Name.

Author and screenwriter Anthony Horowitz’s new Sherlock Holmes novel, due on 1 November 2011, will be called The House of Silk.  Pre-orders, at 50% off the cover price, are already being taken by www.amazon.co.uk.

‘He is an omnipresent and unstoppable life force.’

Words of Conan Doyle or Watson, perhaps? Well,  no actually. This is a quote from Alex Kane’s latest piece in his Crow’s Nest series. You can read the article in full by clicking on the Crow’s Nest Page and selecting No.3 on the drop-down menu.