The Sherlock Holmes franchise has been assiduously exploited on the written page, on stage, cinema and TV ever since A Study in Scarlet announced the arrival of the world’s greatest detective back in 1887.
Report finds between 50 and 60 per cent of wild deer should be destroyed each year for population to remain stable
Dale Robertson, who has died the age of 89, was a star of television and film Westerns during the genre's heyday. With his quietly spoken, modest persona, he had bit parts in films such as The Boy with the Green Hair and the Joan Crawford vehicle Flamingo Road before landing more high-profile roles such as Jesse James in Fighting Man of the Plains.
Remember Fenton and his poor owner?
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It began with dark mutterings in the local pub, that a strange beast might be stalking the woods around the little village of Woodchester, savaging the local wildlife and frightening local dog walkers.
It was for the purposes of hunting them that Henry VIII first brought red deer to Bushy Park, near Hampton Court Palace in south-west London.
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The killing of Exmoor's biggest stag has provoked an angry search for the culprit
Plans are being laid to create a network of vast deer ranches in the glens and hills of Scotland to cater for the nation’s appetite for venison, once more commonly associated with historical banquets but now finding its way into shopping baskets as a low-fat, eco-meat.
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With such an edgy persona as Sara Pascoe's, it could go either way, as with the Marmite test that she references in her show.