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I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere

Nov 15, 2020

 "striking illustration of those powers for which my friend was famous" [SOLI] 

The name Frederic Dorr Steele is legendary among Sherlockians. Even for those who don't know his name, his iconic rendering of Sherlock Holmes (as partly inspired by William Gillette) has left us with distinctive imagery.

Sadly, Steele was...

Oct 30, 2020

"that strange wireless by which such people collect the news" [LION] 

Moving from the definitive Sherlock Holmes on radio in our last episode to the definitive Sherlock Holmes of television, we're joined by Gus and Luke Holwerda, the fraternal team responsible for The Jeremy Brett Sherlock Holmes Podcast.

This duo is as...

Oct 15, 2020

 "an incomparable actor" [STUD] 

Anyone who is interested in the intersection of Sherlock Holmes and audio (that's why you're here, isn't it?) is familiar with the name Clive Merrison.

The definitive Sherlock Holmes of the audio realm, Clive Merrison holds the distinction of being the only actor to play Sherlock Holmes...

Sep 30, 2020

"The stage lost a fine actor" [SCAN] 

David Stuart Davies, BSI ("Ralph Musgrave") is the world's leading authority on Jeremy Brett. David has written extensively about Brett, including in his landmark 1996 biography Bending the Willow: Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes, published the year after Brett's death, and having...

Sep 15, 2020

"I should like to see a sister of mine" [COPP] 

The name Enola Holmes ought to be familiar to most Sherlockians by now. Aside from her appearance in six books, on September 23, 2020, the youngest Holmes sibling makes her debut on Netflix.

Nancy Springer author of the Enola Holmes series, joined us to talk about how her...