Sherlock Drama, starring Benedict Cumberbatch Facebook Twitter Google Tumblr Pinterest Blogger Reddit VKontakt Print Email A simpler, leaner BBC? Does this just mean more job cuts and even less money? Carousel Navigation 1 Related Fans want a spin-off show starring Sherlock and Irene Adler - but what should it be called? Two-thirds of more than 4,000 people who voted in our poll said they'd like to see Benedict Cumberbatch and Lara Pulver in their own series - but what would they get up to and what should the title be? Listen to an exclusive taster of love-struck Benedict Cumberbatch in new Rumpole drama The Sherlock star is back on Radio 4 in Rumpole and the Portia of Our Chambers, starring John Mortimer's beloved character 12 TV and film gifs that show exactly how you're feeling on the hottest day of the year The heatwave may sound exciting but don't be fooled – anyone who commuted on public transport this morning will know it's also something of a nightmare... 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Sherlock's Andrew Scott to play villain in Swallows and Amazons film Andrew Scott is to star as an antagonistic secret agent in BBC Films' adaptation of Arthur Ransome's classic childhood adventure BBC1+1 proposal rejected BBC Trust says the new channel would hit the profits of ITV and Channel 5 too severely and wouldn’t be watched by enough young people Sherlock stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman invited to join the Oscars elite Actors among a host of British talent invited to join the Oscars academy including Daniel Radcliffe, Tom Hardy, Felicity Jones and Rosamund Pike Five fascinating film and TV facts #34 Hugh Laurie fools the Americans, the Doctor gets some new duds and Benedict Cumberbatch is snubbed by Stephen Fry You can own Moriarty's suit from Sherlock The threads worn by Andrew Scott in The Reichenbach Fall are for sale to raise money for LGBT charity Switchboard Louise Brealey parallel universe romcom Constellations given West End run The Sherlock actor, who stars opposite Joe Armstrong in the unique two-hander, called it "one of the most beautiful plays I've ever been a part of" ahead of a new run Ian McKellen on playing an ageing Sherlock in Mr Holmes “When I was a young man, people would ask how I remembered my lines, and I’d think ‘That’s the easy part!’ Well, these days it’s one of the problems. I do find myself thinking ‘How am I going to remember it?’” Discover Sherlock, Skins and Doctor Who locations with new Google Map To help film and TV fans navigate the city after seeing it on screen, the Bristol Film Office has created a new interactive guide Is this the hardest Benedict Cumberbatch picture quiz you'll ever play? Can you match the picture of Benny C to the year it was taken? Are you fan enough to beat our ultimate Cumberquiz? What Sherlock’s Yasmine Akram did next You probably know her best as Sherlock’s fake girlfriend Janine – but since her appearance in the BBC drama she's been busy 10 of the best Lego film remakes As the lid is lifted on the Secret World of Lego, we celebrate some brick-tacular remakes of films in toy form Sherlock's Una Stubbs on the privilege of making it into the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition It's not just professional artists who make the Summer Exhibition, as Stubbs, comedian Harry Hill and other art amateurs prepare to see their work hung at the Royal Academy Benedict Cumberbatch and Steven Moffat among stars named in the Queen's Birthday Honours List The Sherlock star will be awarded a CBE while the show's co-creator, who is also head writer on Doctor Who, gets an OBE Win 2 nights at the Farmhouse featured in the new film Mr Holmes In cinemas from 19 June Which television detective are you? Are you the sort of sleuth that does things by the book, or breaks the rules to get results? Well, whether you're Broadchurch's Alec Hardy, Sherlock or Sarah Lund, Columbo or Inspector Morse, our quiz will solve the case... Five fascinating film and TV facts #21 How Michael J Fox and Aidan Turner almost missed their big break - and the Doctor won an Oscar Sherlock and Irene Adler meet up every six months for "a night of passion" reveals Steven Moffat After the credits rolled, Benedict Cumberbatch's detective would have been stripped naked says the Sherlock writer, who admits he even wrote the scene for his own entertainment Sofie Grabol reunites with The Killing writer Soren Sveistrup for new film The Day Will Come is set in an orphanage in the 1960s and stars Sherlock actor Lars Mikkelsen as a brutal headmaster with Grabol playing a teacher Benedict Cumberbatch voicemail show could be headed for TV Radio 4's The Celebrity Voicemail Show imagines calls left for stars including Cumberbatch, JK Rowling, Paul Hollywood and Barack Obama – and creator Kayvan Novak wants to take it to the small screen Steven Moffat: At some point I'll be lured away from Doctor Who and Sherlock "I haven't really figured out what I'm going to do after this," says the writer. "At some point the lure of doing something else will be too strong..." Sherlock knows all the lyrics to Taylor Swift Composers David Arnold and Michael Price on how the violin and pop music of the forthcoming Sherlock Prom give an insight into the detective Bertie Carvel’s TV CV As Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell comes to BBC1, here's where you may have seen star Bertie Carvel before Meet the BBC drama boss who brought us Sherlock, Call the Midwife, Poldark and Happy Valley Ben Stephenson on the BBC's greatest shows, criticism, budget cuts, and why he can't commission 13 episodes of Sherlock a year... 11 ways Sherlock Holmes and John Watson would react to dating on Tinder The game is, er, online... Where to watch the Bafta TV shows you've missed Did you miss The Missing? Is Happy Valley that show you keep meaning to watch? Is Sherlock still on your must-see list? Here's where to find this year's Bafta-nominated series on-demand The licence fee must be increased says outgoing BBC drama boss Ben Stephenson As he prepares to take up a new role at JJ Abrams' production company, the BBC commissioner tells Radio Times that the annual £145.50 charge cannot be frozen indefinitely The 2015 TV Baftas in pictures Last night the stars of the small screen descended on central London hoping to bag a statuette at the glittering ceremony... Sherlock series four to start filming next spring The hit BBC1 detective drama, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, will be back in production in early 2016 Sherlock wins the Radio Times Audience Award at the Bafta TV Awards 2015 The BBC1 drama – starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman – beat EastEnders, Game of Thrones, Strictly, Bake Off, Cilla and The Missing to claim the coveted viewer-voted prize James Nesbitt, Andrew Scott and Jessica Raine in exclusive Bafta TV Awards photoshoot Paul Hollywood, Emma Willis, Mark Gatiss and James Norton also feature in the star-studded gallery... Five lessons we learned from last year’s Bafta TV stars Always be prepared, have a one-liner handy and if you're Aaron Paul, you know what to call everyone... Sherlock's Mark Gatiss on his Doctor Who devotion, Basil Brush trauma and refusal to go on Strictly The Bafta nominee for the Radio Times Audience Award reveals he never misses Newsnight... or America's Next Top Model Andrew Scott on Bake-Off, TV snobbery and going from villain to romantic lead The Bafta nominee on Sherlock making the Audience Award shortlist, how coming out has affected his career, and why there's no such thing as a guilty pleasure... Jenna Coleman on Doctor Who, Sherlock and watching boyfriend Richard Madden in Game of Thrones The actress discusses her favourite shows and who she wants to win the Radio Times Audience Award... The Vote starring Judi Dench and Mark Gatiss is fabulously acted and depressingly accurate Polling station play by the man behind Channel 4 political drama Coalition is "tremendous fun" and "hugely satisfying" says Tony Peters Today is your LAST chance to vote for the Bafta Radio Times Audience Award Sherlock, Game of Thrones, EastEnders, The Great British Bake Off, The Missing, Strictly Come Dancing and Cilla are all after your support in the final hours before voting closes this afternoon Who should win best actor at the TV Baftas 2015? Benedict Cumberbatch for Sherlock? Toby Jones for Marvellous? James Nesbitt for The Missing? Jason Watkins for The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies? Cast your vote now... Famous fans and nominees REALLY want you to vote in the Radio Times Audience Award! Sherlock, Cilla, Strictly, Game of Thrones, EastEnders, Bake Off and The Missing are all nominated for this Sunday's viewer-voted prize – but you've got mere hours left to have your say... Why Sherlock should win the Bafta Radio Times Audience Award A "cult" TV show watched by an audience of over 12 million, featuring two of the biggest events in recent British TV drama - Sherlock series three has audience award written all over it Mark Gatiss on writing Sherlock with Steven Moffat, his love of the Gothic and owing Peter Mandelson He's the actor and writer who helped create Sherlock, but who inspired Mark Gatiss' Victorian obsession? Five fascinating film and TV facts #6 From a case of mistaken identity in Rocky to galactic potatoes in Star Wars to Sherlock's family affair to Breaking Bad... What if Sherlock, Lady Edith and The Doctor were on Tinder? Some of TV's biggest characters could certainly do with a helping hand in their dating endeavours. We imagine what might happen if they joined the online dating revolution... Five fascinating film and TV facts #2 From tats in Middle Earth to the Doctor as Watson and Spielberg's pranks to Indiana Jones' dodgy tummy. More tremendous trivia for you to chew over... Doctor Who's greatest crossover videos - from Harry Potter and Buffy to Sherlock and Star Wars Ever wanted to see the Tenth Doctor save the Quiddich World Cup? Or see the Eleventh Doctor team up with Jean Luc Picard to fight the Cybermen? Here are some of the best Doctor Who mash-ups... Ever imagined what happens on Benedict Cumberbatch's answerphone? Fonejacker comedian Kayvan Novak is writing a Radio 4 comedy which imagines the kind of messages that are left for the Sherlock star... Who's your perfect TV housemate? From one of the Friends to the Doctor, the Big Bang Theory to Peep Show - which on-screen roomie would suit your personality best?