A passage from Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Naval Treaty” – in which Sherlock Holmes spots a rose in an interviewee’s apartment and waxes theological – prompts John Horgan to wonder if the detective believed in God: “There is nothing in which deduction is so necessary as in religion. It can be built up as an […]
With the recent explosion in popularity of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous books on the small screen with BBC's Sherlock as well as Blockbuster Hollywood hits it was only a matter of time before the frenzy spilled over into other sectors. Show More Summary
Several years ago, when I first heard that the BBC was doing a version of the Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories re-set in the modern day, I was skeptical. I’ve long loved the Holmes stories. I believe I finished reading the Canon for the first time by the age of ten. Show More Summary
Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it. -- Emily Dickinson Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth. -- Arthur Conan Doyle Do you remember a childhood filled with pop...Show More Summary
Little did Sir Arthur Conan Doyle realize when he first introduced "Sherlock Holmes" to the world in 1887, that some 125+ years later, the world would still not be able to get enough of this irascible literary character. Not only has...Show More Summary
Whether you're reading about him in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's novels or watching Robert Downey Jr. or Benedict Cumberbatch play him, Sherlock Holmes is perhaps the greatest detective the world has ever known. He's also a bit of an eccentric, which you can see in the new trailer for Focus Home Interactive and Frogwares' Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments.
Oscar Joseph Slater (1872–1948) was born Oscar Leschziner in Germany, changing his name when he moved to London in the early 1890s, where he worked as a bookmaker. Within a couple of years Slater was charged with assault but was acquitted. Show More Summary
In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s original Sherlock Holmes stories, John Watson and Mary Morstan get married between adventures — off-camera, so to speak. Steven Moffat, the executive producer of Sherlock, tells Vulture that he never much cared for that storytelling decision. “I remember being a 12-year-old kid thinking, Oh, why... More »
Steve Thompson's return to Sherlock has proven that he may currently be my favorite writer the series has utilized thus far. The series soars when the great Sir Arthur Conan Doyle detective has some incredibly intricate work at play....Show More Summary
Check out the premiere of Cody Karey‘s brand new music video “You Are the Song,” provided exclusively to JustJared.com. “The making of ‘You Are The Song’ was like a weekend whirlwind inside Arthur Conan Doyle’s ‘The Lost World’!” the 21-year-old singer told JustJared.com. “The locations and epic vistas were absolutely mind-blowing” “I can’t tell you [...]
Sunday night The Lovely Anna and I watched the third season premier of “Sherlock”, the updated re-imagining of the classic character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle… it was great as expected. As a Sherlockian myself, I love this show. I wrote a review of it when I posted the above drawings as a Sketch […]
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories have already been given the Hollywood franchise treatment, in a pair of movies starring Robert Downey Jr. as the fictional detective. But given the immense international popularity of BBC’s Sherlock (which returned to TV screens in the U.S. Show More Summary
Greg Hatcher examines how Alan Moore's recent "final" interview was just the latest twist in the strange relationship his "fans" have with the writer.
Sherlock, the BBC's update on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famed sleuth, can be seen across media platforms in the U.S. thanks to cable providers and services like Amazon Prime. Turns out Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and The Hobbit's Martin Freeman, also is omnipresent in China. Show More Summary
Read the annotations for the Sherlock premiere, which was packed full of references to everything from the original Arthur Conan Doyle stories to Doctor Who.
The announcement that CBS would air a modern adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most famous character was met with a certain amount of skepticism. This was understandable. The world was not exactly hurting for new versions of Sherlock...Show More Summary
Here are 25 facts, easter eggs and allusions for the BBC Sherlock episode "The Empty Hearse" which was based (loosely) on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's story "The Empty House." This article only contains spoilers for and discussion of this, the...
Sherlock Holmes is the most translated subject in the world after The Bible. Arthur Conan Doyle’s Holmes stories have not been out of print since they first appeared in 1887 – 125 years ago. The Real Sherlock Holmes (BBC America, Tonight, 6/5C) looks at the incredible influence the character has had – and not just […]
TOP PICK Sherlock (PBS, 9:58 p.m.): The second series of the BBC’s Arthur Conan Doyle update ended on a cliffhanger both literal and figurative. Not that it left many Sherlock fans holding their breath: The literary Holmes survived his plummet from the Reichenbach Falls, and so surely Benedict Cumberbatch would, too. Show More Summary
There can be little doubt that The Hound of the Baskervilles is Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous story. Dozens of films and television programmes have been made about the hound and the man who brought it to summary justice, Sherlock Holmes.