Sherlock Holmes

'We Need Sherlock Holmes' To Find MH370, Relative Says

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK

The Malaysian Authorities need a "Sherlock Holmes" to cut through the confusing mass of information and false leads to discover the truth, the partner...

Planet Appetite: Ski Adventures in Davos and Klosters, Switzerland

Rupert Parker | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

If you been awed by news reports from the World Economic Forum in Davos, then you might not immediately think of it as a holiday destination. The twin villages of Davos and Klosters are magnets for both royals and world leaders but they're also attractive ski destinations with a literary past

'Sherlock Is An Absolute B*****d'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed that he’s had enough of playing the smart guy and would love to take on character who is more intell...

Sherlock Museum Curator Mocks 'Selfish' Job Applicant

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK

The curator of the Sherlock Holmes Museum has sparked outrage on social media by suggesting job applicant Rachel Fox was "lazy" and "selfish" for requ...

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 17 January 2014

Paddy Duffy | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

As the old saying goes, "Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice whatever the hell they do in France"

We Shouldn't View Sherlock as an Autistic Savant

Mat Greenfield | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mat Greenfield

The fictional consulting detective can never be conclusively diagnosed but an increasing number of people seem to take it as read that he's autistic, even those who should know better.

Matthew Tucker

'Alex Rider' Returns

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Tucker | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Anthony Horowitz (right) is a man on the go - not just because the author has a new series of his ITV drama Foyle's War on the horizon, or is in the m...

Why Is British Comedy So Popular in the US?

Catherine Lyn Scott | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Comedy
Catherine Lyn Scott

British comedy seems to be at an all time high in popularity across the pond, with shows like The Office, Shameless. However, Brits are known for their rather sarcastic sense of humour and anyone who has visited the US will know that it can be taken the wrong way. So why is it that British comedy is so popular in the US?

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 17 May 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

This week has been dominated by various exits, whether desired, dreaded or downright dozy. Once more, the seemingly ugly head that is the monster issue of Britain's EU membership has been raised. With Cameron away in the US, the little, trouble-making kids came out to play.

Wedding Bells For 'Sherlock'

PA | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Sherlock' bosses have hinted that a wedding could be on the cards in the third series. Producer of the hit show Sue Vertue tweeted a photo of a we...

The Fallibilty of Holmes

Maria Konnikova | Posted 20.03.2013 | Home
Maria Konnikova

In his willingness to admit his errors when he does make them lies perhaps the greatest secret to Holmes's continued success.

Premium Travel in...Switzerland

Raj Gill | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Raj Gill

On a recent trip to Switzerland I had the opportunity to join a group of Sherlockians (Sherlock Holmes fans). The Sherlock Holmes Society of London were visiting the Bernese Oberland. It was this beautiful landscape that inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of Sherlock Holmes.

Stephen Fry Celebrates 125th Anniversary Of Sherlock Holmes

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.01.2013 | Home

The 125th anniversary of the first appearance of the literary detective Sherlock Holmes has been heralded by Stephen Fry as a first edition copy of A ...

The Work Of Moriarty?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

Police have launched an investigation after an intruder managed to break in and steal keys from the grounds of the Tower of London. Officials from ...

Bond With the Best: 007 Does Not Need a Licence to Kill in Bed

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

Popular cinema will not let Bond die. Given his prowess for survival 007 may live even beyond the end of times!

Chris Kerr: Making Clothes for the Modern Man in Soho

Jason Holmes | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Style
Jason Holmes

Chris Kerr possesses an air of watchfulness, borne perhaps from looking out into Berwick Street from the cutting board which sits at the front of his Soho shop. The spectacles he wears are of heavy acetate, the navy suit fitted with little give, the whole look rounded off by black brogues and a metal watch.

WATCH: 'Sherlock' Creator Gives Fascinating Masterclass

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Sherlock creator Steven Moffat revealed the three key themes of Series Three for the hit BBC One drama last Friday in Edinburgh during a masterclass o...

Call for the Dead

Endeavour Press | Posted 14.10.2012 | Home
Endeavour Press

In the final chapter of Castle Gay, John Buchan's second adventure with Glasgow grocer Dixon McCunn and the Gorbals Diehards, the author says his goodbyes. The villains, men with villainous names and at least one beard, Mastrovin, Dedekind, Rosenbaum, Calaman and Ricci are dispatched to their Ruritanian homeland in Evallonia.

Cumberbatch Wants To Quit UK Over 'Posh-Bashing'

PA | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed that he is considering leaving Britain because he is fed up with being attacked over his privileged ba...

Who Can Cumberbatch Be Talking About?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch has swapped his role as a modern-day Sherlock Holmes for the part of a repressed civil servant, and seemingly made a dig at Downt...

Terence Stamp: Calm in the Eye of the Storm

Jason Holmes | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Stamp's path through life could have been very different. For an East End lad growing up in post-war London, acting was not on the cards. "I left the East End quite early in terms of other kids my age. My mother made a terrible fuss, but my dad didn't mind at all. But if I was going to try acting, I couldn't have done it had I stayed at home."

Sexing Up the Classics: Why I Wouldn't Mind 50 Shades of Mr Darcy

Rebecca Myers | Posted 17.09.2012 | Home
Rebecca Myers

"Oh, if only", I hear you sigh. You've got to page 250 and you could cut the sexual tension with a distinctly blunt knife, yet there's still not been a thigh brush in sight.

Why Erotic Makeovers for the Classics Are 50 Shades Too Far

Sam Parker | Posted 16.09.2012 | Home
Sam Parker

Have you had a ride on the 50 Shades Of Grey bandwagon yet? Or is it a gravy train? It's hard to tell - the seats are all swings and the seatbelts are handcuffs. I'd ask the driver, but he's been told to keep zip.

50 Shades Of Pride And Prejudice: 'Explosive Sex' To Be Added To New Versions Of The Classics

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 15.09.2012 | Home

A publisher of adult fiction is giving literary classics such as Jane Eyre and Pride And Prejudice an erotic makeover. The company said that it was...

Holmes House Saved In High Court Battle

PA | Posted 30.07.2012 | Home

A High Court challenge to a plan to redevelop the Victorian house where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote The Hound Of The Baskervilles has succeeded. A...