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Inspiration for Sherlock Holmes found, writer says

LONDON, March 16 (UPI) -- A new biography of Jerome Caminada, a detective in Victorian England, suggests he was the model for fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.
Benedict Cumberbatch appears in 'Sesame Street' video

Benedict Cumberbatch appears in 'Sesame Street' video

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- A "Sesame Street" video featuring British actor Benedict Cumberbatch alongside Count von Count and Murray the monster has become an Internet sensation.
'Sherlock' Season 3 premiere seen by 9.2M in the U.K.

'Sherlock' Season 3 premiere seen by 9.2M in the U.K.

LONDON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- About 9.2 million viewers tuned in for Wednesday's Season 3 U.K. premiere of "Sherlock," the mystery series starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.
'Sherlock Holmes' declared part of public domain

'Sherlock Holmes' declared part of public domain

Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Judge rules any "Sherlock Holmes" elements written prior to Jan. 1, 1923, are in the public domain in the United States.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
'Sherlock' special to air on PBS Jan. 12

'Sherlock' special to air on PBS Jan. 12

NEW YORK, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- PBS says it plans to air a special called "Unlocking Sherlock" Jan. 12, a week ahead of the U.S. premiere of Season 3 of the British mystery series, "Sherlock."
'Sherlock' debuts third season trailer, in which Watson has grown a mustache

'Sherlock' debuts third season trailer, in which Watson has grown a mustache

Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Benedict Cumberbatch's wry detective is back from the dead in the hit series' season three trailer.
Kate Stanton
Sherlock Holmes exhibition headed to Ohio science museum

Sherlock Holmes exhibition headed to Ohio science museum

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes, a tribute to the fictional sleuth, is to open Feb. 8 at Ohio's Center of Science and Industry.

It's now Merkel's Europe

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Like the dog in Sherlock Holmes that failed to bark in the night, the significant event of the latest European summit was what did not happen. It did not concentrate on American bugging of the phones and emails of European leaders.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus
'Sherlock' to return to PBS Jan. 19

'Sherlock' to return to PBS Jan. 19

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Season 3 of "Sherlock" will premiere in the United States under PBS' "Masterpiece" programming banner Jan. 19, EW.com reported Wednesday.
Laura Benanti to guest star on 'Elementary'

Laura Benanti to guest star on 'Elementary'

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Broadway actress and singer Laura Benanti is to guest star on the mystery series "Elementary," CBS announced.

Guy Ritchie to film scenes for 'Man from U.N.C.L.E.' in Italy

CAPRAROLA, Italy, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- British director Guy Ritchie is filming scenes for "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." at the Palazzo Farnese in Caprarola, Italy, Italian news agency ANSA reported.
Ian McKellen to play Sherlock Holmes in movie

Ian McKellen to play Sherlock Holmes in movie

TORONTO, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- British actor Ian McKellen is to play retired detective Sherlock Holmes in Bill Condon's film "A Slight Trick of the Mind," The Hollywood Reporter said.
Hugh Grant lands role in 'Man from U.N.C.L.E.'

Hugh Grant lands role in 'Man from U.N.C.L.E.'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Actor Hugh Grant is to play the head of British Naval Intelligence in the upcoming film "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.," The Hollywood Reporter said.
Anthony Peckham tapped to write fifth 'Bourne' movie

Anthony Peckham tapped to write fifth 'Bourne' movie

HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Universal Pictures is moving forward with the fifth film of the "Bourne" franchise, hiring Anthony Peckham to pen the script, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Lars Mikkelsen to play villain in Season 3 of 'Sherlock'

Lars Mikkelsen to play villain in Season 3 of 'Sherlock'

LONDON, July 30 (UPI) -- Danish actor Lars Mikkelsen is to play a villain in Season 3 of "Sherlock," the detective drama's producer Sue Vertue announced via Twitter.
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Sherlock Holmes ( /ˈʃɜrlɒk ˈhoʊmz/) is a fictional detective created by Scottish author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A brilliant London-based "consulting detective", Holmes is famous for his astute logical reasoning, his ability to take almost any disguise, and his use of forensic science skills to solve difficult cases.

Holmes, who first appeared in publication in 1887, was featured in four novels and 56 short stories. The first story, A Study in Scarlet, appeared in Beeton's Christmas Annual in 1887 and the second, The Sign of the Four, in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine in 1890. The character grew tremendously in popularity with the beginning of the first series of short stories in Strand Magazine in 1891; further series of short stories and two novels published in serial form appeared between then and 1927. The stories cover a period from around 1880 up to 1914.

All but four stories are narrated by Holmes's friend and biographer, Dr. John H. Watson; two are narrated by Holmes himself ("The Blanched Soldier" and "The Lion's Mane") and two others are written in the third person ("The Mazarin Stone" and "His Last Bow"). In two stories ("The Musgrave Ritual" and "The Gloria Scott"), Holmes tells Watson the main story from his memories, while Watson becomes the narrator of the frame story. The first and fourth novels, A Study in Scarlet and The Valley of Fear, each include a long interval of omniscient narration recounting events unknown both to Holmes and to Watson.

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