In this modernized version of the Conan Doyle characters, using his detective plots, Sherlock Holmes lives in early 21st century London and acts more cocky towards Scotland Yard's detective inspector Lestrade because he's actually less confident. Doctor Watson is now a fairly young veteran of the Afghan war, less adoring and more active. Written by
The world's favourite detective has emerged from the fog...this is Sherlock for a new generation.
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Did You Know?
In the summer of 2011 Danny Boyle
created a National Theatre production of 'Frankenstein' in which Benedict Cumberbatch
and Jonny Lee Miller
played the creator and monster and alternately changed nightly. Both actors then went on to play another Victorian creation Sherlock Holmes, both set in the present day, allbeit opposite side of the Atlantic. See more
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Referenced in Doctor Who: The Snowmen