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WITF Talks - Sherlock - Season 1, Episodes 1 & 2

Written by witf.org, | Jul 9, 2014 9:31 AM

Celebrate the return of Sherlock Holmes to Masterpiece Theater and chat about the latest episode with WITF Talks— WITF’s podcast series. Find out what all the buzz is about with entertaining recap and commentary from WITF’s Fred Vigeant, Kevin Ditzler, and Tom Downing. We’ll break down the latest clues, plot twists and cliff hangers.

For those just tuning in, Sherlock Holmes stalks WITF TV again in a thrilling contemporary version of the Victorian-era whodunits based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's SherlockH olmes.  Sherlock stars Benedict Cumberbatch (Atonement, The Last Enemy) as the go-to consulting detective in 21st-century London, with Martin Freeman (The Office UK) as his loyal friend, Dr. John Watson, and Rupert Graves (The Forsyte Saga) as the long-suffering Detective Inspector Lestrade. Fast-paced, funny, and surreally true to the hero's fantastic gifts for deduction, the series is co-created by Steven Moffat (Doctor Who, Coupling) and Mark Gatiss (Doctor Who, The League of Gentlemen).

Sherlock Fans-- share your reactions, predictions and submit questions for next week's "wrap-up and predictions" podcast. To participate, leave a comment or question below and we'll talk about it during the next episode.

Episodes covered in this podcast

A Study in Pink

A modern-day Sherlock Holmes teams up with former Army doctor John Watson to solve a case of serial suicides. Using his deductive skill, Sherlock corners a killer who has mysterious powers over his victims.

The Blind Banker 

Pursuing the case of a banker and a journalist shot dead by a ghostly assailant, Sherlock and Watson uncover an antiquities-smuggling empire.

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