A Sherlock Holmes exhibition is to open at the Museum of London on 17th October 2014.
Sherlockians will be delighted to see artefacts such as:
A rare oil on canvas portrait of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle painted by Sidney Paget in 1897, which has never been on public display in the UK.
Original pages from Edgar Allan Poe’s manuscript of The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1841) never before seen in the UK.
The original manuscript of The Adventure of the Empty House (1903).
The iconic Belstaff coat and the Derek Rose camel dressing gown worn by Benedict Cumberbatch, from the Sherlock BBC television series.
via Sherlock Holmes exhibition at Museum of London – Entertainment Focus | Entertainment Focus.
Sherlock Holmess creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle embraced football, fairies and public feuds. Here are 19 things that you may not know about the writer
via Arthur Conan Doyle: 19 things you didnt know – Telegraph.
Reinterpreting a literary classic doesn’t reduce its characters to “cardboard cutouts,” as Doyle’s estate has insisted—it informs, critiques, and expands upon the original work and its themes.
via Great News: Now Anyone Can Write and Publish a Sherlock Holmes Story – Noah Berlatsky – The Atlantic.
We are comforted by his ability to solve intractable problems, but our love of Sherlock, and science, is tinged with apprehension
via Sherlock Holmes is the archetypal scientist – brilliant but slightly scary | Sarah Day | Science | theguardian.com.
Rhys Ifans has been cast as Sherlock Holmes’ older brother in drama series Elementary.
via Rhys is Sherlock’s big brother (From York Press).