Tag: Sherlock Holmes


Review: The Irregulars

‘The Irregulars’ is Netflix’s new British crime drama starring McKell David, Thaddea Graham, Jojo Macari, Harrison Osterfield, and Darci Shaw. This cast is very appealing and are all very talented actors individually as well as when they work together. The plot follows a group of teenagers, named the Irregulars, living in the streets of London…



During darker times, when I identified myself in many ways that no longer resonate at all, I was selected to take part in a trip to Morocco with Girlguiding. In preparation for the trip we met once a month to talk about what we would put in our backpacks and to break the ice, so…

OldVenue, TV

Sherlock’s Sexuality

Sherlock Holmes, the famous detective, is returning to our screens this winter when the long-awaited Sherlock Christmas special finally airs. When it does, questions about the true nature of Holmes and Watson’s relationship will once again be spiralling. Steven Moffat has famously gone on record stating that he doesn’t read Holmes as either gay or…

Arts, OldVenue

Interview with a Mind-Reader

Colin Cloud is a forensic scientist who mixes both ‘mind magic and brain science with his love of Arthur Conan Doyle’s works’. He has been described as the closest thing to a real life Sherlock Holmes. He’s wowed people at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, leaving his audiences amazed. Mind reader and spoon-bender Uri Geller described…

Film, OldVenue

Review: Mr Holmes

The fictional character of Sherlock Holmes, conceptualised by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is one of the most recognisable literary figures and the tales of the notorious detective have been adapted for stage, screen and radio, spawning over 200 films in total – the most recent instalment being Mr Holmes. The film stars Sir Ian McKellen…

Arts, OldVenue

“The Last Confession of Sherlock Holmes”

To take on the revival of such an iconic character as Sherlock Holmes, particularly one so embedded in the British culture, is always a tentative game, under which one must be careful not to get caught in the shadow of one’s predecessor. Kieran Lyne, who graduated from UEA with a BA in History in June…



Tattooed, drug addicted and fresh out of rehab, with a taste for kinky sex, new stateside Sherlock Holmes gets mixed UK reviews.

June 2022
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