It seems everyone is wanting to see more Sherlock Holmes. And we will. More about that in a moment.
First, Calling All Cosplayers who can be in the London area by 19 July!
Mark Gatiss, Stephen Fry and the National Literacy Trust, along with a number of other authors and celebrities, are attempting to break the Guinness Book of Records for the largest collection of people dressed as Sherlock Holmes, 19 July, at University College London (UCL). The funds raised will go towards the Save Undershaw organization. Undershaw, the former home of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, was saved from demolition and conversion to a golf club by the efforts of Mark Gatiss, Stephen Fry and many others, however, it’s in desperate need of repairs before it can be converted into a historical site and literary resource. They are, alas, out of outfits for those who don’t have one of their own, but donations and raffle tickets are still available. For complete information, check out this lovely article on Look to the Stars. And for another take, there’s this piece at Experdon Charity News.
The BBC is Also Wanting to See More Sherlock Holmes
The BBC Trust, the overseers of the BBC Corporation, noted in its annual review, in oh so British understatement, that BBC viewers perceived the BBC failed “to take risks” with BBC1 depending upon long-running, predictable series with exceptions such as Sherlock. The report also noted that viewers lamented the limited hours of each Sherlock series. Citing US Continue Reading