We were very sorry to learn of the death on 2nd February of Lady Gore-Booth, whose late husband Lord Gore-Booth was President of the Society from 1966 to 1978. Our former Chairman Philip Porter is one of many who remember Pat Gore-Booth with great fondness:”A most delightful lady. I have very fond memories of her […]
The weekend of January 28/29 is a special date for Holmesians. Although some say that the actual date of Holmes and Watson’s first meeting was a bit closer to New Year’s Day, January 28 has been celebrated for generations as the anniversary of literature’s greatest friendship. The recent franchises by Warner Brothers and the BBC respectively have breathed new life into the time-honoured characters of Holmes and Watson and consequently attracted a large number of new devotees to the cult of Sherlock Holmes.
A Death in Disgrace: The Cleverest of All the Tricks
The Society’s 59th Annual Dinner was held in the Members’ Dining Room at the House of Commons, London, on Saturday 7th January 2012. Steven Moffat was the Guest of Honour.
On Sunday 1st January 2012 Sherlock and Dr John Watson return on the BBC Series Two of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ contemporary take on Conan Doyle’s most iconic adventures.