For the first time ever, a diary by Sherlock Holmes author Arthur Conan Doyle is set to be published by the British library. The diary is the account of Conan Doyle’s experiences as a surgeon on an Arctic whaler. The diary has been unavailable to the public since it was written in 1880. The book […]
Before accepting the role of Sherlock Holmes in CBS’ new show “Elementary,” Jonny Lee Miller first got the blessing of friend Benedict Cumberbatch. Cumberbatch has been playing the role on the BBC show “Sherlock” since 2010. Miller says he is a fan of Cumberbatch’s work on the British show, but says his portrayal will be […]
An early copy of The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle has sold for almost ten times its guide price in an auction in Essex. The Sherlock Holmes book sold for £3,900 ($6,000) as part of the Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers auction. The book was published in 1902 and was part of a […]
We recently posted about the possible redevelopment of Arthur Conan Doyle’s former home, Undershaw. Well, it turns out that the high court has determined that the house will not be up for redevelopment. The plan was to convert the house into eight separate houses.
Sherlock Holmes has been declared the most portrayed literary character in television and film, as recognized by the Guinness World Records. Sherlock Holmes has been portrayed 254 times with the next most portrayed character being Shakespeare’s Hamlet at 206 times.
Fans of the Sherlock Holmes franchise may have their love for Sherlock Holmes in common, but with a movie, a BBC television series and soon a CBS television series out, there is much to debate about which Sherlock is the best one.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a Scottish author best known for his Sherlock Holmes stories (a landmark of detective fiction). However, he is also wrote The Lost World, non-fiction historical books, romance, science fiction, plays and more. Much like the assistant and biographer of Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, Conan Doyle was a physician.
Sherlock Holmes is a legendary fictional character created by Scottish author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock Holmes is well-known for solving even the most impossible mysteries and is a master of disguise. Some of Holmes’ characteristics include having cat-like personal hygiene, use of cocaine and smokes a pipe.