It wasn't sitting there going, "I want to be adored." It wasn't that at all.
Things I tried to impose a little on the modern version – his physicality, his stature – are done by the costumes: the collars, the deerstalkers and cape. It doesn’t matter if you’re a lord or a lady, if you’re driving a hansom cab or if you’re one of the Baker Street Boys: it’s purely about what your worth is and your quality, not your social standing. He’s rude to idiots and people who are pompous or sexist.
(Sunday at 9pm on BBC One, if you’re lagging behind!
), so we’re treating you to more material gathered from our set visit back in March.
The show won in three categories at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards including Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special for Moffat, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for Cumberbatch, and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for Freeman.
Two years later, it won Outstanding Television Movie.
Today, we have a group interview with the series’ stars, Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman (Holmes and Watson, respectively).