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Take a voyage through the history of Sherlock Holmes and see what has served as inspiration for the new series – the original stories, their factual origins, hundreds of film adaptations – to arrive at a thoroughly modern Sherlock. 




Find out how writers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss created the television hit “Sherlock” on Masterpiece, taking Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s original adventures of the Victorian super-sleuth and transforming them into a worldwide sensation. Moffat and Gatiss guide viewers through their inspirations — the original stories, their factual origins and hundreds of film adaptations — for the thoroughly modern Sherlock. Go behind the scenes to see the filming of the new “Sherlock” series and enjoy interviews with Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman and others.


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