Sherlock: The Great Game

Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch, The Last Enemy) is bored. And he's not just staring at the wall, he's shooting at it. London is quiet and peaceful, and for Holmes, that is nothing short of maddening. An explosion rocks Holmes and Dr. John Watson (Martin Freeman, The Office UK) out of their doldrums and into a series of deadly puzzles conceived by a brilliant bomber. It starts with a pair of shoes left in the center of an empty room — shoes connected to a case that caught Holmes's interest twenty years ago as a boy. Soon a blood-soaked car, a television star and a recovered classic painting figure into an ever-widening cat-and-mouse game. As fast as Holmes can deduce answers, more cryptic clues arrive from his intelligent and violent adversary. After many surreal twists and turns, the outcome of the game may be uncertain, but for once, Sherlock has found a worthy opponent. Sherlock is based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes and is co-created by Doctor Who producers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss. (One episode; 90 minutes, TV-PG)

Benedict Cumberbatch Video Interview
The Sherlock star discusses putting a 21st-century twist on the Victorian sleuth.

Sherlock Co-Creators Chat Transcript
Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat on the dramatic ending to the final episode of this season and what's ahead for Sherlock.

Mark Gatiss & Steven Moffat Video Q&A
The Sherlock co-creators on their boyhood fandom that fueled the series, casting the leads and more.

Sherlock Book & Film Club
Find intriguing discussion questions and test your Sherlockian skills with these new Masterpiece Book & Film Club materials.

Support Provided By: