Tag: Sherlock Holmes

A Study In Terror 1965 REVIEW

A Study in Terror Poster
ANDREW GARVEY enjoys two titans meeting head on, as Sherlock Holmes investigates the Jack the Ripper murders in A Study In Terror (1965)

Hound of the Baskervilles 'unlucky' for Peter Cushing

Howard Jackson takes a look at Peter Cushing's performance as Sherlock Holmes in Hound of the Baskervilles

Sherlock Holmes and the Servants of Hell by Paul Kane REVIEW

ANDREW GARVEY goes slightly nuts for Hellraiser-themed 'Sherlock Holmes and the Servants of Hell' by Paul Kane

Sherlock Holmes for the Uninitiated

MJ STEEL COLLINS says she is finally loving reading Sherlock Holmes rather than just watching him on the screen

Farewell Douglas Wilmer – TV's Sherlock Holmes

Douglas Wilmer
MICHAEL S. COLLINS bids farewell to 1960s Sherlock Holmes TV star Douglas Wilmer, who died recently aged 96

Is Rupert Everett the most underrated Sherlock Holmes?

JON REES asks whether Rupert Everett should be considered the best Sherlock Holmes

Many faces of Irene Adler, Sherlock’s “The Woman”

NIA JONES takes at a look at the enduring screen legacy of Irene Adler, the female Sherlock Holmes simply referred to as “ the woman”

Elementary TV REVIEW

ANN MASSEY takes a look at Sherlock States-side in the TV series, Elementary

Sherlock Holmes: the Liverpool Demon

ANDREW GARVEY says five-part comic book series The Liverpool Demon is rip-roaring supernatural Sherlock Holmes fest

Why was Arthur Conan Doyle a spiritualist?

MATT WINGETT explores the Spiritualist beliefs of Arthur Conan Doyle, relating the extraordinary account of his encounter with his deceased son, Kingsley.

Why TV’s Sherlock has lost the plot

Author MATT WINGETT describes TV's Sherlock as 'Moffat and Gatiss's slow descent into nerddom'.

Conan Doyle and the Mysterious World of Light REVIEW

Conan Doyle and the Mysterious World of Light, by Matt Wingett, tells how Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle came to believe in ghosts. Review by DAVID SAUNDERSON

Six times Sherlock Holmes met Jack the Ripper

Ripperologist JON REES picks six legendary battles between Sherlock Holmes and Jack the Ripper!

Murder by Decree 1979 REVIEW

Murder by Decree
Ripperologist JON REES casts his expert eye over Sherock Holmes vs Jack the Ripper flick, Murder by Decree 1979

The Hound of the Baskervilles 1959 REVIEW

All Sherlock Homes fans should visit Baskerville Hall Hotel
The Hound of the Baskervilles 1959, from Hammer Horror, has a wonderfully gothic feel, says ANN MASSEY

Sherlock Holmes and the Spirit World

MATT WINGETT tells us how a small seaside town influenced Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his greatest creation - Sherlock Holmes

Top 5 Jack the Ripper films of all time

Jack the Ripper films
Guest writer ERIC McNAUGHTON looks at his top five Jack the Ripper films and tell us why they are the best...


Highgate’s Top 5 Haunted Places to Visit, according to David Farrant

DAVID FARRANT gives his five top haunted places to visit in Highgate, London's most spooky suburb

Barbara Shelley versus Veronica Carlson

Veronica Carlson versus Barbara Shelley
HOWARD JACKSON ponders the many qualities of Hammer Horror leading ladies, Barbara Shelley and Veronica Carlson

Mr Fox’s “Mendle”, a song inspired by Pendle Witch Trials

DOM COOPER looks Mr Fox's "Mendle" - a track inspired by the Pendle Witch Trials of 1612

Doctor Who British Gothic Horror Connections

Doctor Who Gothic Connections
SIMON BALL goes back in time to search out horror films with Doctor Who!

England’s 5 Most Lethal Hangmen

Hangmen dished out the ultimate punishment for centuries in England, CHRISTINE MILLER profiles that most prolific