Re-Reading Sherlock Holmes – Bbc Sherlock Tv Series Essay

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Re-reading Sherlock Holmes – BBC Sherlock TV series British Cultural Studies Academical English Lena Gangan Contents 1.Introduction 2.Sherlock TV Series - The 5W's 3.Re-constructing Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson 4.The new perspective on the detective myth 5.Conclusions 6.Bibliography Introduction Sherlock is a British television crime drama that presents a contemporary update of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes detective stories. Six episodes have been produced, the first three of which aired in 2010. Series two aired in 2012(wikipedia.org) I got my attention on these series because there were very popular on BBC and they gained huge audience and a very good critical response. Sherlock - the 5 W's Two series, each consisting of three episodes, have been produced. So, the first series are made up from 3 episodes: 1. A study in pink – that is based on the Doyle’s novel A study in scarlet 2. The Blind Banker. 3. The Great Game. The second series contain other 3 episodes 1 .A Scandal in Belgravia based on A scandal in Bohemia 2. The Hounds of Baskerville – which is probably the most famous Sherlock Holmes novel. 3. The Reichenbach Fall, which was the final episode of the second season and made a lot of fuss on the internet, because of the indefinite death of the main character. Sherlock - the 5 W's The famous detective from Baker Street , London on the 19th century was brought to the 221B Baker Street of the 21st century. We have a Sherlock Holmes that uses Google, internet and cell phones in order to solve crimes. Though, this “hi -tech” Sherlock preserves one of the most important qualities of the classical one – the penchant for the new and developed resources. Visual examples Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson The couple of the 2 characters is the most emphasized in the series, because their collaboration ad interaction

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