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Kit Harington To Star In BBC Gunpowder Plot Drama


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‘Game Of Thrones‘ star Kit Harington has been cast in a new three-part historical drama from the BBC titled ‘Gunpowder’.

The actor will also serve as executive producer for the mini-series, which aims to tell the real story about the infamous 1605 Gunpowder Plot.

Kit HaringtonKit Harington has been cast in new BBC drama ‘Gunpowder’

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'The Final Problem': Sherlock Season Four Finale Explains The Mysterious Sherrinford [Spoilers]


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The question all along, it seems, was not ''who' is Sherrinford?', but rather ''what' is Sherrinford?'. The season four finale of 'Sherlock' entitled 'The Final Problem' was rife with plot twists and a story much darker than any previous episode. Plus, the return of Jim Moriarty - sort of. Warning: Spoilers ahead.

SherlockBenedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman take on their final challenge of Sherlock season 4

As it's revealed that Watson (Martin Freeman) was not, in fact, shot in the head with a bullet but with a tranquiliser at the end of 'The Lying Detective', Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Dr. Watson confront Mycroft (Mark Gatiss) about the so-called Holmes sister Eurus (Sian Brooke), who Sherlock has no memory of. Mycroft eventually explains how she was their psychotic younger sibling whose genius far exceeded each of theirs. She was sent away at a young age after apparently killing Sherlock's dog Redbeard and is now held at a high security institution in the middle of the ocean called Sherrinford.

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'Sherlock' Co-Creator Mark Gatiss Responds In Verse To A Critic


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‘Sherlock’ co-creator and star Mark Gatiss has responded in style to a newspaper critic who had accused the show of turning Benedict Cumberbatch’s character into ‘Sherlock Bond’, penning a short verse defending the direction they had chosen.

The updated version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective stories returned to BBC One for its first proper series in three years on New Year’s Day, with the first of three episodes that was entitled ‘The Six Thatchers’.

Mark GatissMark Gatiss penned a response to critical review in The Guardian

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'Sherlock' Creators Tease Fans Over Future Of The Series


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‘Sherlock’ returns for a full series for the first time in nearly three years on New Year’s Day – but the growing Hollywood success of its chief stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman means that the new fourth series could be the last.

That is, at least, according to the BBC One drama’s co-creator Mark Gatiss, who told reporters at a recent screening that while everybody involved was enthusiastic to make more episodes, the increasing difficulty of getting them in the same place at the same time was placing the future of ‘Sherlock’ in jeopardy.

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Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss at the San Diego Comic-Con Photocall for Sherlock. San Diego, California, United States - Monday 25th July 2016

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Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat, Amanda Abbington, Sue Vertue and Benedict Cumberbatch

Ian Hallard , Mark Gatiss - The Olivier Awards 2016 held at the Royal Opera House - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 3rd April 2016

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Ian Hallard and Mark Gatiss

Mark Gatiss - 'Nell Gwynn' press night at the Apollo Theatre in London - London, United Kingdom - Friday 12th February 2016

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 Mark Gatiss - Dad's Army - UK film premiere held at the Odeon Leicester Square, Arrivals. at Odeon Leicester Square - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 26th January 2016

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Mark Gatiss - Dad's Army film premiere held at Odeon - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 26th January 2016

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Mark Gatiss - Derren Brown: Miracle Gala Night at Palace Theatre at Palace Theatre - London, United Kingdom - Monday 16th November 2015

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Mark Gatiss - The Attitude Awards 2015 held Banqueting House - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 14th October 2015

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Mark Gatiss - Opening night of Hamlet at the Barbican - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 25th August 2015

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Victor Frankenstein Trailer


Igor Strausman is the less thought about assistant of the insane but brilliant Victor Frankenstein. He's as genius as the passionate medical student he aids in experiments, but more rational when it comes to ethics. He does, however, share Frankenstein's obsession with eternal life and becomes equally as excited when they manage to bring a dead animal back to life. This in itself marks a unique scientific advancement, but Frankenstein's morbid curiosity fails to stop there. He wants to be able to create human life, but doing this involves sourcing body parts from mortuaries - and any other place they can find. Igor's timid nature, though deeply involved passion for the project, keeps him from doing his best to dissuade Frankenstein from completing their 'monster', until it's too late. Now they have a rogue beast on their hands, not to mention the police who are out for blood.

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Mark Gatiss , Matthew Sweet - Actor and BBC Sherlock co-creator Mark Gatiss and presenter Matthew Sweet in a matinee exploring the musical mind of Sherlock Holmes at the BBC Proms 2015 - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 16th August 2015

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Mark Gatiss and Matthew Sweet

Dad's Army Trailer


And they're back! The hilarious band of men that put their lives on the line for their country return in an all new adventure on the big screen. World War II is at its very peak during the 1940s and the Home Guard at Walmington-on-Sea are about to have an unusually eventful episode. Hours of patrolling the army base at Dover - trying to keep spirits up on the eve of the soldiers' impending journey to France to take on the Germans - are over for now, because UK intelligence have just uncovered a mysterious secret signal over the radio - apparently someone has been sending messages from Walmington to Berlin, and now nobody can be trusted. The Home Guard aid the mission to uncover the spy - though nobody dares put too much faith in this bumbling lot.

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Reece Shearsmith To Make Guest Appearance In New Series Of 'Doctor Who'


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‘The League of Gentlemen’ and ‘Inside No.9’ star Reece Shearsmith is set to make a special guest appearance in the upcoming series of ‘Doctor Who’.

The 45 year old actor will appear alongside the current timelord Peter Capaldi and his assistant Jenna Coleman. Shearsmith gave a reaction to the news by saying: “I am absolutely thrilled to be filming ‘Doctor Who’ as Mark Gatiss has written a fantastic role for me in a very scary episode. It has been so exciting to be part of a very singular episode – which, I can say with authority will be unlike any previous episode of ‘Doctor Who’.”

Reece ShearsmithReece Shearsmith will be making a guest appearance in the next series of 'Doctor Who'

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Image From New 'Sherlock' Victorian Special Released


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The BBC has given ‘Sherlock’ fans a little taster of the series’ upcoming Victorian special, releasing a picture of its two stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman dressed in period costume.

The picture shows Cumberbatch in a pretty severe and smart-looking waistcoat and suit reclining in a leather armchair, while a moustachioed Freeman is leaning against the chair and standing up.

Sherlock Victorian Special imageThe BBC released this image from the forthcoming 'Sherlock' Victorian special

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Tributes Paid As Kevin Spacey Steps Down As Artistic Director Of The Old Vic


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Stars from throughout the world of theatre came together to praise Kevin Spacey as he stepped down as artistic director of London’s The Old Vic after more than a decade in the role.

In an event hosted by ‘Downton Abbey’ star Hugh Bonneville, the likes of Elizabeth McGovern, Jeremy Irons and Eddie Izzard paid tribute to Spacey’s contributions to reviving the fortunes of the Old Vic, at which he took the reins in 2003. He now vacates to make way for Matthew Warchus, who is set to unveil his opening season later this week.

Recorded tributes were also included from James Bond director Sam Mendes, Sir Elton John and even former American President Bill Clinton, and there were a handful of musical performances by Sting and Annie Lennox. 

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Steven Moffat: 'Doctor Who' Movie & 'Sherlock' Crossover Are Not On The Cards


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Steven Moffat, the head writer on Doctor Who, has explained there are no plans for a Doctor Who movie. Moffat explained there is simply no way the project is feasible, not only from a financial point of view but in terms of creating a film which will be on a large enough scale to match the show's enormous cultural impact.

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Doctor Who currently stars Jenna Coleman as the assistant to Peter Capaldi's Doctor.

Read More: Steven Moffat Promises Sherlock Season 4 Will Include "Emotional Upheaval".

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Martin Freeman: Regular 'Sherlock' Episodes Would Lose The Appeal


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Fans may disagree, but Martin Freeman thinks that 'Sherlock' hitting screens in brief spells is a good thing when it comes to its appeal, as it's not easy to get bored of a show that only comes around for a few weeks a year.

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[L-R] Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman to return to 'Sherlock' this year

'Sherlock', starring Martin Freeman as Dr. Watson and Benedict Cumberbatch as a modern Sherlock Holmes, is one of the BBC's most loved shows, but even though it started back in 2010, there have only been nine episodes across three series so far, plus the 2013 Christmas mini-episode. The next instalment will arrive at Christmas, despite the fact that's it's already been a whole year since the last one.

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BBC Announces 'Sherlock' Will Be Back For Special Episode In 2015, But The Mystery Of Benedict Cumberbatch's Shoulder Has The Internet Buzzing


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Merry Christmas Sherlockians! Yes it seems the festive season has hit early as the BBC have confirmed that a special episode of ‘Sherlock’ will be airing next year, ahead of series four in 2016. The news was first announced by producer Sue Vertue who tweeted the first image of Sherlock and Watson, along with a cheeky script tease.

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'Sherlock' Season 4 Promises To Be "Most Shocking & Surprising" Yet


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Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman will be returning to 221B Baker Street next year as Sherlock and Watson. The series' creators, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, have confirmed the series will return for a special in 2015 followed by three episodes. But we're in for a long wait...

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Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman star in Sherlock.

The special and the three episode fourth series will begin filming in January 2015 and will air later that year. Freeman has let slip that he suspects the series will be aired at Christmas time, as the previous two series have been. Speaking to the Telegraph, Freeman said "I think that might be for next Christmas. A Christmas special. That's what I understand."

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Fifteen 'Game Of Thrones' Season Four Photos Released By HBO [Video]


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The first photos from the new season of fantasy drama Game of Thrones have been released by HBO to accompany the earlier released season four trailer. You can check out them all on Sky Atlantic's site here. Set to return in April, Game of Thrones has cranked its fans' excitement to maximum level with the teasing new material.


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Don't Rule Out A 'Sherlock' Movie Just Yet, Says Steven Moffat


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In general, TV shows that are turned into movies never come close to emulating the same kind of success or that same edge that made the orignal creation such a joy to behold in the first place. When Sherlock, the BBC's hit modern update of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's detective series, is concerned however, a movie version of the feature-length programme seems to make a lot of sense.

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Stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman have made a name for themselves in Hollywood since Sherlock's debut

With the show's stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman currently mentioned among the highest echelons of Hollywood actors, it seems less and less likely that a Sherlock film will ever come to fruition, however during a recent chat with Entertainment Weekly, series writer and creator Steven Moffat revealed that a Sherlock movie might not be completely out of the question yet. With a fourth and potentially a fifth season already under construction, Moffat and the rest of the Sherlock team still have plenty of ideas to work with, ideas that may make their way on to the big screen.

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'Sherlock' Super Villain To Be Unmasked For Season Finale [Trailer]


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Sherlock returned earlier this month for its third season and did so it fantastic form, with the first two episodes gaining major plaudits from fans and critics alike. With the season finale due to air on Sunday, 12 January, there is already a lot to live up to, but the unmasking of a new villain should do the trick for fans of the show with even the highest of standards.

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Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Dr. Watson (Martin Freeman) have been on fine form again

Lars Mikkelsen briefly appeared as the villainous Charles Magnussen at the end of season three opener 'The Empty Hearse' and on Sunday's episode we will get to see him carry out his evil deeds in full, a prospect that Mikkelsen himself says will be worth the wait. Describing Sherlock's (Benedict Cumberbatch) newest foe as a "supreme" villain who "lives off preying on other people," Magnussen promises a wholly different kind of villain to Andrew Scott's Jim Moriarty.

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'Sherlock' Behind-The-Scenes Video Released Ahead Of Season Three Premiere [Video]


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Sherlock is back on our screens on News Years Day (well, New Years Night to be specific) after a long hiatus and as fans of the hit series practically hang off the edge of their seats in anticipation, the BBC have treated us to a short behind-the-scenes glimpse of what we might expect when the show returns.

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The boys are back in town!

The show returns to BBC 1 at 9pm with the episode The Empty Hearse in which Sherlock’s (Benedict Cumberbatch) shock 'death' in The Reichenbach Fall is explained and he is reunited with Dr. Watson (Martin Freeman), with the events of the rest of the season kicking off from there. Of course, the reunion between the two central characters is an emotional affair and one that had to be approached in a delicate and particular way. According to series co-creator and writer Steven Moffat, speaking in the new clip, this is exactly what he and co-creator Mark Gatiss have achieved.

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Cast And Crew Of 'Sherlock' Season 3 Promises Viewers They're "In For A Treat"


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Sherlock will return to BBC1 on 1 January, 2014, a hearse parading through the streets of London revealed last month, and as stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman and series creators and writers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss addressed the expectations surrounding the impending thid season, they promised that fans won't be let down.

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Sherlock's return won't disappoint fans, hopefully

Cumberbatch said that viewers are "in for a treat" when Sherlock returns in season opener 'The Empty Hearse' and his sentiment was shared by Freeman, Moffat and Gatiss.

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Nine Lost Doctor Who Episodes Uncovered In Nigeria


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In what is being described as a "thrilling" discovery, nine Doctor Who episode reels dating from the 60s and 70s has been found in a Nigerian television relay station. The find is thought to be the largest haul of missing episodes recovered in the last three decades, according to BBC News.

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'Doctor Who' Writer Mark Gatiss Was Excited To Learn Of The Discovery.

Episodes included 'The Enemy of The World' and most of the classic 'The Web of Fear' which sees Patrick Troughton's Doctor fight with a yeti and looks rather scary. "It's the quintessential Doctor Who story," said Mark Gatiss, DW writer. "It has the return of the Abominable Snowmen in an iconic location," he added. Of the found reels, Gatiss coul barely contain his excitement.

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Hypnotism And Rooftop Leaps: What To Expect From 'Sherlock' Series 3 (Photos)


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Benedict Cumberbatch looking deadly serious on the set of 'Sherlock'
Benedict Cumberbatch looking deadly serious on the set of 'Sherlock'

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman began filming series 3 of 'Sherlock' in the most dramatic way with hypnotism and leaping of buildings on Friday (April 12th 2013) in Central London.

The contemporary detective drama based on the 19th century stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is set to continue in the Winter of 2013 as filming kicked off last week in London where the last series left off.  Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman were snapped acting out some intense scenes as their respective characters Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson. Co-creator Mark Gatiss was also on the set as Sherlock's older brother Mycroft Holmes as well as antagonist Jim Moriarty played by Andrew Scott. Psychological illusionist Derren Brown made a surprise appearance on the set, hypnotising Martin Freeman who subsequently dropped to the floor in one spectacular scene; it is as yet unclear as to Derren's role in the upcoming series 3 plot but speculation has suggested that his character could be based one of Conan Doyle's darkest characters Sebastian Moran.

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Mark Gatiss Tuesday 9th August 2011 Martin Freeman and Mark Gatiss are seen filming in North West London for the Sherlock Holmes TV series London, England

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Mark Gatiss

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17th October, 1966

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