Sherlock is an incredibly popular British TV series telling about the adventures of the much loved Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Doctor John Watson. The series merges the story written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with the present-day life. Every season includes 3 episodes with a runtime of 90 minutes each. The show is aired on BBC One. The first episode was out on July 25, 2010, and it immediately received positive reviews and ratings by the critics. In 2011 Sherlock has received a BAFTA award in the “Best Drama Series” nomination.
The fourth season is expected to be out in December 2015. In the late 2014, as a Christmas present, the fans will be able to watch a separate episode. It was the actor Martin Freeman who “leaked” the information in one of his interviews.
The leading roles in the TV series are played by the British actors Benedict Cumberbatch (Star Trek Into Darkness, Frankenstein (the play)) and Martin Freeman (Hobbit, Fargo).
The show’s creators are Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat who are also known by their work on such projects as Doctor Who and Jekyll. The filming takes place in Great Britain, mainly in London and Cardiff.
A private detective named Sherlock Holmes and a military doctor John Watson, who has come back from Afghanistan, help the Scotland Yard investigating particularly difficult cases by using their own methods: deduction, analysis and present-day technology.
The details of the season 4 plot are not yet revealed. The creators have only said that they are full of new and fresh ideas which are to be realized in the fourth and fifth seasons.
The idea of making a TV series has occurred to the creators when they found out that their admiration by the works of the famous English writer is what they share in common.
The creators have stated that they regard the recent adaptations of the great investigator’s story are too boring. In order to breathe new life into the story, they decided to place it in the present-day world.
A number of ateliers and boutiques in the UK have introduced in the market the scarves and coats that Sherlock has been wearing. The popularity of the show among women has caused many men change their style and look more like the charismatic protagonist.
Sherlock Series 4 Promo #2: "My Dear Watson"
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