‘Sherlock’ special’s cinema release triumphs in Asia

The recent Sherlock special has enjoyed multi-million dollar box office success in Asian cinemas. ‘The Abominable Bride’ aired on New Year’s Day in the UK, where it attracted 11.6 million viewers to BBC One. > Buy ‘The Abominable Bride’ on DVD on Amazon. The one-off 90-minute Victorian episode was released in more than 6,000 screens … >

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‘Houdini and Doyle’ trailer: Stephen Mangan is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The first trailer has been released for Houdini and Doyle, ITV’s new drama series from House creator David Shore. The 10-part series stars Stephen Mangan (Episodes) as Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, alongside Michael Weston (Six Feet Under) as Harry Houdini. A UK/Canada co-production, Houdini and Doyle is set at the turn of the 20th century … >

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‘Sherlock’ was most watched programme on all channels this Christmas

11.6 million viewers tuned in to BBC One for the Sherlock special on New Year’s Day last week. ‘The Abominable Bride’ was the most watched programme between 21 December 2015 and 1 January 2016 across all channels. Charlotte Moore, Controller BBC One commented: “After a two year wait, it’s incredible to see the indisputable power … >

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Win the ‘Sherlock’ special on Blu-ray!

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman return as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffats’s acclaimed retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic stories. But what if this wasn’t Sherlock in the modern day? What if it was the late Victorian period? > Buy ‘The Abominable Bride’ on DVD on Amazon. To celebrate … >

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‘Strike Back’ Season 5: ‘Legacy’ episode guide

Philip Winchester and Sullivan Stapleton are back as counterterrorism operatives Sgt Michael Stonebridge and Sgt Damien Scott for a final season of Sky1’s Strike Back. The pair are joined by Lt Col Philip Locke (Robson Green), Sgt Julia Richmond (Michelle Lukes), DEA SA Kim Martinez (Milauna Jemai Jackson). New additions to the cast include Michelle … >

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ITV orders ‘Houdini and Doyle’ drama from ‘House’ creator

Episodes star Stephen Mangan will play Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in new crime drama, Houdini and Doyle. Executive produced by House creator David Shore, the 10-part series will air in the UK in 2016 exclusively on ITV Encore. A UK/Canada co-production, Houdini and Doyle will be set at the turn of the 20th century and … >

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‘Strike Back’ final season trailer and start date revealed

Sky1 has confirmed that the final season of Strike Back will begin next month. Philip Winchester and Sullivan Stapleton return as counterterrorism operatives Sgt Michael Stonebridge and Sgt Damien Scott, alongside Robson Green (Soldier Soldier) as Lt Colonel Philip Locke and Michelle Lukes (Alexander) as Sgt Julia Richmond. > Buy the complete Season 1-4 boxset … >

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‘Sherlock’ Christmas special has finished filming

Principal photography is now complete on Sherlock‘s upcoming Christmas special. The one-off episode’s shoot began in Bristol on Tuesday 6 January and wrapped yesterday. Production designer Arwel Wyn Jones tweeted: “Another one done …” > Buy the complete Season 1-3 boxset on Amazon. Written by the show’s co-creators, Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, the festive special … >

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