When Amanda Abbington starred in Sherlock, with her real-life partner, Martin Freeman, she became the victim of internet trolls. What might they do if she became the first female Doctor Who, she wonders
The BBC has released the teaser for the Sherlock Christmas special, sending fans into a frenzy.
From Ernest Hemingway to Kurt Vonnegut, Emma Freud to Ursula LeGuin
The third series of Sherlock has become the most-watched drama run in over a decade, the BBC said today.
The popular BBC detective show began life as a 'surprise hit' that took off
The nation's favourite detective should be back in our living rooms again soon
Introducing the affectionate Chinese terms of...Curly Fu and Peanut
The first episode of series three generated more than 300,000 posts on Twitter
Prosecutor Richard Whittam says what the men did was 'indefensible in the law of this country'
The fine bromance between Sherlock Holmes and Watson has gripped TV viewers but, says Patrick Strudwick, it's less about sex and more about love between straight men
Spoiler alert: Longer BBC trailer premieres on TV with more exclusive clips online
London is under threat from a huge terrorist attack in the first episode
Sherlock Holmes would have unravelled the case in a heartbeat. Yet so far there is no explanation as to why the estate of the fictional detective’s creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has failed to fight a lawsuit in the US that could leave it out of pocket.
Just make sure you don't mention 'Broadchurch'
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.
Pointless host: 'Why should your background be held against you?'