July 2010 News Bulletin 3

“I can never resist a touch of the dramatic.”


A Study in Pink.

In the first of three episodes of the new BBC TV drama series Sherlock, Watson and Holmes meet, and together tackle the case of the Impossible Suicides.  Episode one, entitled A Study in Pink, will be screened on BBC One on Sunday 25 July 2010 at 9pm – 10.30pm.  It’s also being shown simultaneously, and repeated the following day at 12.30am, on BBC HD.  Benedict Cumberbatch plays Sherlock Holmes with Martin Freeman taking the Dr Watson role.  The part of DI Lestrade is undertaken by Rupert Graves while Una Stubbs is cast as Mrs Hudson.  Naturally, Sherlock is everywhere in this week’s (w/c 24 July 2010) TV listings magazines.  For example: Radio Times says ‘What could have been the defiling of a sacred text comes off superbly,’ while TV Times thinks the drama is ‘Outstanding,’ and gives it a 5-star rating.

Getting Sherlock Holmes Role a ‘Joy and Worry’ – Cumberbatch.

Catch this news story at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-10725501.  For other great links to Sherlock, check our last Bulletin.

A Deal to Say?

Why not visit our Forum section Quarterdeck and let everyone know what you think about the new Sherlock drama?  You only have to click to view the contents but to post a comment of your own or to reply to an existing one, you’ll first have to register and then login.  It’s all quite easy to do, so…..what’s keeping you?  The Quarterdeck is for everyone, not just crew members.