‘Sherlock’: Series 2 news summary

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Sherlock will return for a second series of three 90-minute feature-length episodes early next year.

> Buy the Series 1 DVD on Amazon.

> Pre-order the Series 2 DVD on Amazon.

We’ve rounded up all the latest news on Series 2 here…

Returning cast: Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes, Martin Freeman as Dr John Watson, Rupert Graves as Inspector Lestrade and Una Stubbs as Mrs Hudson.

Executive producers: Beryl Vertue, Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat.

Episode 1: ‘A Scandal In Belgravia’
Sunday 1st January 2012, 8.10pm

Written by: Steven Moffat
Based on: ‘A Scandal In Bohemia’
Directed by: Paul McGuigan
Produced by: Sue Vertue
Guest cast: Lara Pulver as Irene Adler, Andrew Scott as Jim Moriarty, Rosemary Smith as Large Woman, Andrew Havill as Harry, Nathan Harmer as Phil, Ilana and Honor Kneafsey as little girls, Richard Cunningham as Mr. Wickes, Thomasin Rand as Beautiful Woman, Daniel Webb is DI Carter, and Anthony Cozens as Geeky Young Man.

Episode 2:The Hounds Of Baskerville’
Sunday 8th January 2012

Written by: Mark Gatiss
Based on: ‘The Hound Of The Baskervilles’
Directed by: Paul McGuigan
Produced by: Sue Vertue
Guest cast: Russell Tovey as Henry Knight, Rosalind Knight is Grace, Sasha Behar as Dr Louise Mortimer, Stephen Wight as Fletcher, Will Sharpe as Lyons, Simon Paisley Day as Barrymore, Kevin Trainor as Billy, and Gordon Kennedy as Gary.

Episode 3: ‘The Reichenbach Fall’
Sunday 15th January 2012

Written by: Steve Thompson
Based on: The Final Problem’
Directed by: Toby Haynes
Produced by: Elaine Cameron
Executive produced by: Sue Vertue
Guest cast: Andrew Scott as Jim Moriarty, Mark Gatiss as Mycroft, Jaye Griffiths as Prosecuting Barrister, Sydney Wade as Claudie Bruhl, Ian Hallard as Defence Barrister, Edward Holtom as Max Bruhl, Peter Basham as Reporter, Malcolm Rennie as Judge, Katherine Parkinson is Kitty Riley, Vinette Robinson as Sgt Sally Donovan, Louise Brealey as Molly Hooper, Jonathan Aris as Anderson, Paul Leonard as Bank Director, Rosalind Knight is Grace, Pano Masti as Dark Man, Samantha-Holly Bennett as Sky Reporter, Michael Mueller as Father, Ifan Huw Dafydd as Clerk, Robert Benfield as Auction House Director, Tanya Moodie as Ella, Christopher Hunter as Prison Governor, and Tony Paul Way as Prison Guard.

This news summary will be updated regularly as more details are revealed.

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