‘Sherlock’ Season 4 Episode 1 writer confirmed

The writer for the opening episode of Sherlock‘s new season has been revealed.

The first of three new feature-length episodes began filming earlier this week, directed by Rachel Talalay (Doctor Who, The Flash).

Episode 1 is written by Sherlock co-creator Mark Gatiss, it’s been unveiled in an photo of the script posted officially on Twitter.

Sherlock 4 1 script

Gatiss has previouly written Season 1’s ‘The Great Game’, Season 2’s ‘The Hounds of Baskerville’ and Season 3’s ‘The Empty Hearse’. He also co-wrote mini-episode ‘Many Happy Returns’ with Steven Moffat and Season 3’s ‘The Sign of Three’ with Moffat and Steve Thompson.

> Here’s everything we know about Season 4 so far.

Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat teased yesterday that the new season of Sherlock will be the climax of “the story we’ve been telling from the beginning.”

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> Buy the complete Season 1-3 boxset on Amazon.

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