New Book From “Sherlock Holmes” Creator

Written by Ella Thomson on Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

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 […]


“Elementary” Star Got “Sherlock” Star’s Approval

Written by Dan Malone on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

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 […]


Early Edition Sherlock Holmes Novel Auctions For Big

Written by Brandon Williams on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

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 […]


“Sherlock Holmes” House Saved

Written by Jenny Brady on Thursday, May 31st, 2012

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.


Conan Doyle House To Go On The Market?

Written by Ella Thomson on Thursday, May 24th, 2012

A court battle is currently ensuing over the once-home of Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle perhaps being redeveloped. The Undershaw house is located in Hindhead, Surrey.


Sherlock Holmes Wins Guinness World Record

Written by Dan Malone on Sunday, May 20th, 2012

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.


Lucy Liu Excited to Play Watson in “Elementary”

Written by Ella Thomson on Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

CBS has made a casting decision that turns the Sherlock Holmes franchise on its head in a very big way by casting Lucy Liu as Watson in the new show “Elementary.”


Which Sherlock Holmes Is Best?

Written by Ella Thomson on Friday, March 9th, 2012

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.


Order of Arthur Conan Doyle Books

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.


Order of Sherlock Holmes Books

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.