News Bulletin 80

“I shall try not to miss anything of importance”

Undershaw – Decision Day Looms

Undershaw, the house where Conan Doyle wrote The Hound of the Baskervilles and The Return of Sherlock Holmes, awaits its fate.  That will probably depend on the outcome of the judicial review at the High Court in London on 23 May.  You can keep up to date and still help to support the campaign at The campaign shop is another way to show support. The website is

Sherlock Writer For BAFTA Special

Steven Moffat, television writer and producer of  both Sherlock & Doctor Who will be presented with the 2012 Television Special Award at this year’s BAFTAs, in recognition of his outstanding creative contribution to TV.

The ceremony will be televised live from London’s Royal Festival Hall this coming Sunday (27th) from 8pm on BBC 1.,3294,BA.html

Last Chance To Vote For Sherlock!

Sherlock is one of the nominations in this year’s You Tube Audience Awards, the only category at the BAFTAs where the public get to have a say.  The polls close at 5pm 24 May so hurry or it will be too late. It’ll only take a few moments to vote so click on the link now!

Elementary Update

The pilot episode of Elementary hasn’t even aired yet but already CBS has added the new Sherlock-in-Manhattan drama series to its line-up for this Fall (or autumn as we call it here). You can catch the trailer here.

New SH2 DVD Review

The July issue of Total Film, now on sale, has a review of the Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows DVD.

The Sun Shines On Sherlock

Benedict Cumberbatch was recently voted “Sexiest man” by “an army of clued-up readers”, according to The Sun. The full top 100 list which you can read here includes Robert Downey Jnr. and Jude Law, but there’s no sign of Martin Freeman.

And if you’re really up for it!