SHERLOCK NEWS AND UPDATES ON THE BBC SHOW’S SEASON FOUR
Sherlock Holmes is given a supernatural transformation as Netflix release teaser trailer for ‘demonic’ new series The Irregulars
Netflix have released a teaser for the new supernatural Sherlock Holmes series which is scheduled for release next month. The Irregulars will see a group of misfits working to solve supernatural crimes in 19th-century London.The trailer shows a series of ‘demonic’ murders occurring in the city, with the fate of London resting on the shoulders of five youngsters.…read
Canine Poirot! Countryfile viewers call for rescue dog ‘SuperTed’ to get his own show after clever pet sniffs out ‘lost’ presenter Adam Henson in remote woods
Northamptonshire Search and Rescue dog Ted showed off his remarkable ability to track human scent on the latest episode of the BBC One nature programme, impressing viewers on Twitter
Sherlock Holmes and the true-life triumph: Framed for sickening crimes, a young Indian turned to the creator of literature’s greatest detective. The result? A tale as enthralling as any Conan Doyle adventure
SHRABANI BASU: The year was 1907, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was sitting at his desk when his secretary brought in a bulky package. Inside was a letter from a convicted criminal.
‘I’m a fragile girl at the moment’: Sherlock actress Amanda Abbington reveals split from Jonjo O’Neill after a four year romance as she admits ‘sadly, the Irishman has gone’
Sherlock actress Amanda Abbington has split with The Queen’s Gambit actor Jonjo O’Neill after four years, telling fans she’s a ‘fragile girl at the moment.’
I’ve faced wild beasts less fearsome than this creature: Our gripping new Sherlock Holmes story reaches a heart-stopping climax in snowy London as a murderer launches a blade at the sleuth’s throat
ANTHONY HOROWITZ: ‘A young man marries above himself. In order to support his wife, he takes himself to the colonies and there accumulates a certain amount of wealth.
Good God, Holmes! He was stabbed through the heart… with scissors: A wealthy stamp collector brutally murdered, a killer’s grotesque calling cards – our electrifying new Sherlock Holmes mystery by thriller writer ANTHONY HOROWITZ continues
ANTHONY HOROWITZ: ‘So what business is it that brings you here, Inspector Lestrade?’ Holmes asked as I handed him his tea.
Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of the Killer Christmas Cards: A stolen priceless clock, chilling messages through the post… launching a week of fabulous festive fiction, an exclusive, spine-tingling tale from acclaimed thriller writer ANTHONY HOROWITZ
ANTHONY HOROWITZ: The performance of a Christmas carol, which brought tears to my eyes, he would dismiss as an irritation.
Drug addict who smiled as he ran over and killed BBC costume designer when she tried to stop him stealing her handbag will be freed AGAIN after twice going on the run while released on licence
Mark Woolley was jailed for life in 2001 for mowing down Elizabeth Sherlock in London. Now the Parole Board has said it is satisfied he is suitable for release, subject to strict conditions.
EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch pours in thousands of pounds to boost NHS scrubs venture
EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Benedict Cumberbatch, pictured with his wife Sophie Hunter, has donated money to fund designer scrubs for NHS medics fighting the coronavirus menace.
Two British tourists who got drunk at an all-day party during their last day in Alicante then caused chaos on Ryanair flight to UK avoid jail with £300 fines after no evidence was sent to court
Two British holidaymakers caused mayhem on a passenger jet flying at 30,000 feet after they got drunk at an all-day party ahead of their flight home
‘I’d tell my younger self that this will pass’: Sherlock actor Rupert Graves reveals he attempted suicide during teenage battle with ‘deep depression’
In a new interview the screen star, 57, who is best known for playing Inspector Lestrade on the BBC crime series, recalled the moment he ‘knocked himself out’ after taking an overdose.
It’s suited me that people think I’m posh: Sherlock’s Rupert Graves on joining explosive Sky drama Riviera, the chaos of having five children – and how his name has opened many doors
Rupert Graves, 57, from Weston-Super-Mare, reveals he’s joining the cast of Sky Atlantic’s Riviera as art expert Gabriel Hirsch. Series charts the dirty money of the super-rich.
Full steam ahead for sex, greed and murder: To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Agatha Christie’s first book (and our first glimpse of Poirot), Nicole Lampert goes behind the scenes on Kenneth Branagh’s new film version of Death On The Nile
Agatha Christie published Death On The Nile after checking in to a hotel in Harrogate using the name of her husband’s mistress. Kenneth Branagh has adapted the story for a new film.
Japanese Actress Yuko Takeuchi, known for her roles in Miss Sherlock and Ringu, found dead at age 40 in apparent suicide
Japanese actress Yuko Takeuchi was found dead by her husband, actor Nakabayashi Taiki, in their Tokyo apartment early Sunday morning, according to Variety. dd
From Millie Bobby Brown in Enola Holmes to espionage thriller Tehran and Guy Ritchie’s The Gentlemen, the best on demand TV to watch this week
Millie Bobby Brown stars as Sherlock and Mycroft Holmes’s little sister in the first of what seems certain to be a film franchise.
Perfect fix for a safer staycation: The hotel rooms with mini-kitchens – so guests can cut down on restaurant visits
Every week our Holiday Hero Neil Simpson takes an in-depth look at a brilliant holiday topic, doing all the legwork so you don’t have to. This week: hotel rooms with kitchens for a safer staycation.
Fleabag meets Sir Arthur Conan Doyle! Enola Holmes starring Millie Bobby Brown as Sherlock’s teen sister is set to be Netflix’s next big hit and promises a ‘mischievous’ take on the classic literary characters
Enola Holmes, which will arrive on the streaming service next week, promises a ‘Fleabag-like’ edge, with star Millie Bobby Brown, turning to camera to directly address the audience.
An elementary buy? Stunning six-bedroom mansion with banqueting hall that featured in TV series Sherlock goes up for sale for £1.85million
This stunning mansion with a banqueting hall that featured in TV series Sherlock is up for sale for a cool £1.85m. The six-storey home in Penarth, near Cardiff, boasts six double bedrooms.
Student poverty! University Challenge contestant who wore broken glasses held together with TAPE on the show asks concerned viewers to fund a new pair
Student Tom Sherlock, from Hertfordshire, who uses the ‘they/them’ pronoun, appeared on the BBC2 show wearing a pair of clear, round-framed specs that had seen better days.
Millie Bobby Brown joins Henry Cavill and Helena Bonham Carter to play Sherlock Holmes’ younger sister in the new trailer for Enola Holmes
The full-length trailer for the Millie Bobby Brown-starring Enola Holmes dropped Tuesday. She plays Sherlock Holmes sister as she searches for her missing mother, even as he slows her work.
EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Sherlock star Amanda Abbington and a Twitter rumpus after she was banned from the platform three times – it’s elementary
EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Sherlock star Amanda Abbington is so outspoken on political issues that she has been banned from Twitter three times.
Sherlock creators list Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jodie Comer and Olivia Colman as their top choices to play a female version of the iconic sleuth
The creators of BBC series Sherlock have listed the likes of Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jodie Comer and Olivia Colman as their top candidates to play the title role, if ever the gender was flipped around.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s estate sues Netflix for copyright infringement over Enola Holmes film starring Millie Bobby Brown and Helena Bonham Carter
Millie Bobby Brown’s new film Enola Holmes is facing a lawsuit from the estate of the man who wrote and created the famed Sherlock Holmes novels and short stories.
Martin Freeman displays his new lockdown beard as he steps out on a stroll with a female companion in north London
The Sherlock actor, 48, opted for a bold look as he sported a stylish blue and yellow striped T-shirt and a pair of wide-legged jeans for his outing.
‘Romantic comedy is very underrated’: Andrew Scott, 43, reveals he took the Hot Priest role in Fleabag because he wanted to stop being the villain
The actor, 43, made his name playing the sadistic Jim Moriarty in the BBC series Sherlock and feared he would become typecast as the villain.
The murders most foul: Torn between two loves – but did it really drive this chicken farmer to kill?
Two days before he was hanged for murder, 25-year-old Norman Thorne (pictured left) wrote a letter to his father, pleading his innocence for the last time and insisting that he did not die a bitter man.
Martin Freeman cuts a dapper figure as he goes for a walk with son Joe, 14, and daughter Grace, 11, in London amid the coronavirus pandemic
The Sherlock star – who shares his two children with ex-partner Amanda Abbington – chatted to the youngsters while strolling through the relatively empty streets of the capital, on Monday
Meet the female Sherlock: Peaky Blinders star Kate Phillips plays a headstrong detective cracking cases in a corset in an action-packed new period crime drama
TV crime drama Miss Scarlet And The Duke mixes elements of Ripper Street, Sherlock Holmes and Peaky Blinders, but gives the whole package a distinctively feminine touch.
Travel the world (without leaving home): Holidays are on hold, but you can feed your wanderlust with these enticing books and TV shows
The Daily Mail’s Tom Chesshyre provides recommendations on the best travel-related entertainment to enjoy while in coronavirus quarantine.
Martin Freeman cuts a casual figure as he picks up the essentials with son Joe, 14, and daughter Grace, 11, in north London
The Sherlock star, 48, cut a casual figure as he headed out to buy some essentials on Hampstead High Street with Joe, 14, and Grace, 11, who he shares with ex-partner Amanda Abbington.
EXCLUSIVE: Sealed recordings from JFK’s Air Force One, Benjamin Franklin lamenting about his opium habit and MLK’s prison love letters to a secret sweetheart: Modern day treasure hunter reveals his extraordinary findings in new book
Nathan Raab tells about his findings in his new book The Hunt for History, On the Trail of the World’s Lost Treasures , published by Scribner.
Irish pair are charged with human trafficking after 10 migrants including two children are found inside lorry carrying tyres in Belgium
Two Irish men have been charged with human trafficking after 10 migrants including two children were found inside a lorry carrying tyres near Ghent in Belgium (pictured, NCA officers)
Married At First Sight RECAP: A shock cheating scandal triggers a hot flush and an ice salesman meets his match as ALEX MICHAEL reveals the TRUTH about Stacey Hampton’s age
A service station ice dealer cops the Jim Carrey edit, a 48-year-old woman invents a verb for menopause and the internet goes Sherlock Holmes on a woman’s age.
Robert Downey Jr gives one of his worst performances in Dolittle, a film so awful it makes Rex Harrison’s much-derided 1967 effort look like a classic
Until 2008, Robert Downey Jr was best known as the troubled actor who failed to live up to the Oscar-nominated promise he demonstrated in Chaplin & came close to wrecking his career with drugs.
Why Roger Moore said no to Sherlock (and almost everything else!): The Bond star thought most scripts were either badly written or a waste of time, his right-hand man reveals in a gossipy new memoir
In the mid-Nineties I struck up a friendly relationship with Roger’s PA, Doris Spriggs, while working at Pinewood Studios. When Doris retired in 2002, she recommended me for her job
There may be a plot twist too many in The Gentlemen starring Matthew McConaughey and Hugh Grant but Guy Ritchie is definitely back in town
By strange happenstance, Guy Ritchie’s new film is full of actors I haven’t always been very complimentary about being really rather good – with one disappointing exception.
Dracula viewers go wild as Sherlock star Jonathan Aris makes a welcome return… and show’s shock plot twist leads them to predict a CROSSOVER between the vampire and detective
The actor, 48, appeared as Captain Sokolov in the Bram Stoker adaptation’s second episode Blood Vessel, which aired on Thursday.
Sherlock creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat created a darkly entertaining schlock-horror fest that plays out over three 90-minute episodes, starring Claes Bang as Dracula (pictured).
Love Island’s Olivia Attwood admits she went on the show for FAME not romance… hours after it was revealed she is ‘in talks’ to be new Aftersun host following Caroline Flack’s exit
Olivia Attwood has revealed that she set her sights on the dating show in order to gain notoriety rather than a relationship, just hours after her name was thrown into the ring as the new host of Aftersun.
Our top 100 Christmas TV countdown! From spine-chilling ghost stories to big belly laughs, we’ve picked out the very best shows to make sure you don’t miss a thing
This promises to be a vintage year for British Christmas TV. We’re highlighting the very best 100 shows to make sure you don’t miss a thing.
Steven Moffat reveals BBC’s Dracula is ‘not for kids’ as co-creator Mark Gatiss gushes about the horror series and says they’re ‘pleased it’s as gory as it is’
The former Doctor Who showrunner, 58, and his co-creator, 53, revealed the mini-series is ‘not for kids’ because of its gore, as they spoke with the Radio Times magazine on Tuesday.
Aisling Bea pokes fun at Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy’s feud as she dresses as Wagatha Christie for Jonathan Ross’ Halloween party
The Irish actress, 35, went all out for the look with a Sherlock-inspired deerstalker cap, trench coat, magnify glass and plastic pipe.
Dracula FIRST LOOK: Spooky debut trailer for BBC and Netflix horror adaptation sees Claes Bang star as evil vampire terrorising his victims
The co-production, written by Sherlock creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, will star Claes Bang in the lead role as the eponymous evil vampire.
Benedict Cumberbatch puts on a VERY animated display as he pulls funny faces on FaceTime to his family while larking around at his Southend hotel
The Sherlock actor, 43, pulled funny faces and made himself cross-eyed as he chatted with his family on the phone while standing on a balcony at his hotel in Southend on Friday.
The BBC will make a show for Netflix despite concerns that the streaming giant’s success has hit the broadcaster hard by snaring younger viewers
The BBC is making a show about ‘trailblazing surgeons’ for Netflix – due to be aired next year. Episodes to be four hours long and hope to ‘increase knowledge on anatomy’, says BBC Studios.
Hair today, gone tomorrow! Julie Snook looks VERY different to her ‘jacketgate’ days as she shows off her new brunette bob at the Everest Carnival fashion lunch
She was famously lambasted by her fellow Nine newsreader Amber Sherlock for wearing an outfit that was too similar to hers.
David Oyelowo will play the President in Showtime’s The President Is Missing based on the novel by President Bill Clinton and James Patterson
The President Of the United States has been found for Showtime’s upcoming adaptation of The President is Missing.
Benedict Cumberbatch sports a distinguished moustache and top hat as he transforms into cat-loving artist Louis Wain to film biopic in London
Sporting a distinguished moustache, Benedict Cumberbatch transformed into cat-loving actor Louis Wain to film scenes for the biopic in London on Thursday.
It’s ‘Jacketgate’ all over again! History repeats itself as Today’s Deborah Knight subtly pulls on a blazer after realising she and Georgie Gardner are wearing near-identical outfits
It’s been a year since Channel Nine’s Amber Sherlock famously berated her colleague Julie Snook for wearing the same-coloured outfit on TV, demanding she put a jacket on.
EXCLUSIVE: ‘I’ve always been different but my ‘fursona’ has helped me.’ Furry convention goers tell why they dress as ‘mischievous’ foxes, ‘confident’ wolves and ‘quirky’ kangaroos
Attendees to Anthro Weekend Utah furry convention in Ogden, Utah explain how dressing as animals has helped them.
Benedict Cumberbatch set to take on second project with Claire Foy in big screen artist biopic after pair appeared in 2011 movie Wreckers
The Sherlock star, 43, is reportedly preparing for his next movie role where he will once again star alongside The Crown actress, 35, in the biopic about English artist Louis Wain.
Benedict Cumberbatch admits he let down his parents by choosing to be an actor… after they ‘scrimped and saved’ so he could attend £12k a term school
Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed deciding to be an actor came as a huge shock to his beloved parents after they splashed out on a lavish boarding school education.
TALK OF THE TOWN: Hollywood dreamboat Jude Law treats his model daughter Iris to lunch – and a glimpse of his scruffy gym kit
TALK OF THE TOWN: Jude took the 18-year-old out for lunch in Primrose Hill, North London. Jude opted for a tired pair of tracksuit bottoms and ill-fitting T-shirt.
Henry Cavill set to play legendary detective Sherlock Holmes alongside leading lady Millie Bobby Brown in Enola Holmes
Henry Cavill has signed on to play Sherlock Holmes in Legendary Entertainment’s adaptation of Nancy Springer’s Enola Holmes novels novels.
Great Scott! Fleabag’s priest has oodles of fun: PATRICK MARMION watches Andrew Scott in Present Laughter by Noel Coward
PATRICK MARMION: Now Andrew Scott is storming one of the West End’s biggest stages in Noel Coward’s 1942 comedy about an overwrought and over-sexed thespian.
Black Mirror season five FIRST LOOK: Trailer for show’s hotly-anticipated return introduces Miley Cyrus as a disgruntled pop star alongside Andrew Scott and Anthony Mackie
The first trailer for Black Mirror’s fifth season was released on Wednesday, as it was confirmed that the show will return on June 5.
Pound of the Baskervilles: Sherlock Holmes gets his own 50p, complete with tiny lettering that requires a magnifying glass to read
Fans of Sherlock Holmes are being given the chance to unleash their inner detective. The Royal Mint has released a 50p coin inspired by the fictional sleuth.
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: How Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch wore a VEGAN outfit using bamboo fabric and ‘peace silk’ to the Met Gala
Benedict Cumberbatch’s outfit for the Met Gala was made from an English bamboo fabric from Huddersfield Fine Worsteds.
Benedict Cumberbatch makes a VERY bold fashion statement in orange corduroy co-ords as he wears Apple AirPods in his ears during NYC shopping trip
The Sherlock star, 42, opted for an orange corduroy bomber jacket with matching cuffed trousers.
Met Gala 2019: Benedict Cumberbatch opts for a white three-piece suit and fedora as he joins his glamorous wife Sophie Hunter on the pink carpet
Benedict Cumberbatch looked undeniably loved-up with his wife Sophie Hunter as they arrived to the Met Gala 2019 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on Monday.
Thunderbirds are go! Families visiting ‘Britain’s Disneyland’ will enjoy rides based on popular 1960s puppet show and Robozuna after ITV bosses do deal with Kent theme park to open in 2024
ITV Studios has signed up to be part of the £3.5billion London Resort theme park project in Kent, dubbed Britain’s Disneyland, with rides likely to be based on shows including Robozuna and Thunderbirds Are Go.
‘The laziest player at Man United’: Fans slam Anthony Martial after forward is spotted barely moving during warm-up before Chelsea draw
Manchester United supporters have taken aim at Anthony Martial after videos emerged of the Frenchman doing absolutely nothing during his side’s pre-match warm up on Sunday.
Sherlock star Louise Brealey reveals it’s unlikely that the BBC show will get a fifth season as she admits it’s ‘on the very back burner’ for now
Speaking to the Radio Times on Saturday, the 40-year-old actress admitted that she thinks the series is now well and truly ‘on the very back burner’ in the minds of both the creators and the cast.
Martin Freeman says Sherlock fans felt ‘betrayed’ when the detective and Dr. Watson didn’t come out as gay and run ‘off into the sunset’ in the final episode
Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs, The Office star explained how fans felt ‘betrayed’ that he and his co-star didn’t end the series by ‘holding hands off into the sunset’.
Martin Freeman claims he almost missed out on The Office and Sherlock roles that made him a worldwide star because he was a ‘moody p****’ at auditions
Martin Freeman, 47, nearly lost the part of Dr Watson in Sherlock after he did an audition in a ‘bad mood’, he told BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Disks. ‘I auditioned on my own’, he continued.
Sherlock Holmes star and Hollywood legend Basil Rathbone’s former £5million Henley-on-Thames home is burned down by mystery arsonist
Last night a fire started by a mystery arsonist ripped through Treetops in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire as 40 firefighters fought it vain to put it out.
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Why Sherlock star Benedict is cutting ties with tycoon who gave him £1million
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Cumberbatch has been in business with Mokhzani Mahathir, the son of the Malaysian prime minister, who is known for his anti-Semitic views.
The release date for Sherlock Holmes 3 has been pushed back to 2021, according to Variety . Last year, it was announced that the upcoming film would hit the big screen this December.
Amanda Abbington reveals a painful break-up inspired her emotional new role… three years after split from Martin Freeman
Amanda Abbington has revealed she took inspiration from a painful split for her latest theatre role, three years after her split from Martin Freeman
Amanda Abbington says she drew on split from ex Martin Freeman for role in new play… as she claims they are ‘mates who support each other still’
Amanda Abbington has revealed that she drew on her own experiences following her separation from Martin Freeman for her role in a new play about divorce.
From Schrodinger to Sherlock Bones and Cher to Little Mix, Battersea Dogs & Cats reveal the VERY unusual names they came across last year – and the pets who are still looking for a home
Battersea Dogs & Cats home in south-west London reveals some of the strangest pet names it came across in 2018 – and introduces you to the dogs and cats that are still looking for a home.
Pinter 7 packs plenty of punches, from Danny Dyer and Martin Freeman’s portrayals of menacing hitmen to a clever and well-acted Freudian drama
In the seventh bill of the current season of Harold Pinter plays you get two shorts. Martin Freeman (of Sherlock fame) and Danny Dyer star in The Dumb Waiter, about a pair of hitmen.
Martin Freeman ‘splashes out on a £5million pad close to his Sherlock co-star Benedict Cumberbatch’s home’
Martin Freeman has reportedly splashed out on a £5 million property close to his Sherlock co-star Benedict Cumberbatch.
Michelle Dockery cuts a chic figure in grey trench coat and trilby hat as she touches down in Heathrow
Michelle Dockery was showing off her effortless chic sense of style on Tuesday morning, as she touched down in London’s Heathrow airport after flying in from Los Angeles.
Jude Law, 46, looks effortlessly cool in white beanie and circular shades as he enjoys a ride on a water taxi with girlfriend Phillipa Coan, 32, in Venice
The Sherlock Holmes actor, 46, took some time off from his work duties as he enjoyed a water taxi ride with his girlfriend Phillipa, 32, in Venice on Sunday.
Will Ferrell and John C Reilly’s Holmes And Watson film dubbed a ‘disgrace’ to the Sherlock legacy… as fans walk out of theaters
Theatergoers are walking out of Holmes and Watson. Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly’s new adaptation of the popular Sherlock Holmes series hit theaters across the United States on December 25.
Comedian Will Ferrell reveals whether the odd onion-eating habit he gave his Sherlock Holmes character was inspired by former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s stunt in 2015
Footage of former Prime Minister Tony Abbott eating a raw onion in 2015 went viral around the world.
Murder at the Palace! GYLES BRANDRETH writes an EXCLUSIVE short story on a blood-curdling crime at glittering gathering featuring Oscar Wilde, Arthur Conan-Doyle and the Prince of Wales
GYLES BRANDRETH has written seven murder mysteries set in Victorian Britain, featuring Arthur Conan Doyle and Oscar Wilde as his detectives.
Female paramedic resigns after she’s caught hoarding nude photos of four of her female co-workers as ‘insurance’ in case she ever needed to ‘blackmail’ them and showed them to her peers
Ten-year Volusia County, Florida paramedic Amy Sherlock resigned on December 4 after she was caught hoarding nude photographs of four of her female peers and bragged about them to co-workers.
Festive fright night: An actor is haunted by his past in BBC drama The Dead Room this Christmas Eve – but how will the ghostly encounter end?
Mark Gatiss revealed the inspiration of his new BBC drama The Dead Room starring Doctor Who’s Simon Callow. The half-hour program tells of an actor whose haunted by his past.