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Sherlock Holmes Series – Episode 3: The World beyond the books02/03/2014
Fans of all kinds have gathered together as long as the books have existed. In this episode we talk about the different kinds of fans and we also share our top tips of Sherlock Holmes sight seeing in London. The interviews include: Steve Emecz, Roger Johnson, Jean Upton and Matthew J Elliott. All the three episodes are published in this blog and you can also subscribe through iTunes or the RSS feed here. The picture is of Roger Johnson and Jean Upton in the 221B exhibition at The Sherlock Holmes Pub The Sherlock Holmes Tourist Tips: no 1 The Sherlock Holmes Pub (10-11 Northumberland Street, WC2N 5DB) Upstairs of the pub is an 221B sitting room exhibition no 2 Saint Bartholomew’s Hospital (West Smithfield, EC1A 7BE) Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson met for the first time at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in A Study in Scarlet. no 3 The Alfa Inn...
Sherlock Holmes Series – Episode 2: A Study in Scarlet and Mormonism09/02/2014
Why would Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a Scotchman living in London, write a story about an American Mormon community in the first Sherlock Holmes story, A Study in Scarlet? We asked this question from Jean Upton and Roger Johnson from the Sherlock Holmes Society of London and Bishop David Hooson from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Our next episode about the Sherlockian fan culture and London sight seeing for Sherlock is coming out in a couple of weeks. The podcast episodes are published in this blog and you can also subscribe through iTunes or the RSS feed here.
Sherlock Holmes Series – Episode 1: Writing Sherlock20/01/2014
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wasn’t the only one who published Sherlock Holmes stories and in this episode Matthew J Elliott, Jean Upton and Roger Johnson tell us about how Doyle wrote, and how other people have continued to write Sherlock Holmes stories. Our next episode about A Study in Scarlet and Mormonism is coming out in a couple of weeks. The podcast episodes are published in this blog and you can also subscribe to it through iTunes or the RSS feed here. In the photo Matthew J Elliott and Lila Whelan
Sherlock Holmes Series01/01/2014
Happy New Year! We start 2014 with the launch of our new podcast: Sherlock Holmes Series to accompany our upcoming production of A Study in Scarlet at London’s Southwark Playhouse. The episodes are published every third Sunday starting 19th January. We talk with experts including Matthew J Elliott, Steve Emecz, Jean Upton, Roger Johnson and Bishop David Hooson. Our podcast hosts Lila Whelan and Greg Freeman explore topics like writing an adaptation, Mormonism in A Study in Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes’ London, Arthur Conan Doyle as a writer and the extensive fan culture around Sherlock Holmes. The podcast episodes are published in this blog and you can also subscribe to it through iTunes or the RSS feed here.