Find out how writers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss created the television hit “Sherlock” on Masterpiece, taking Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s original adventures of the Victorian super-sleuth and transforming them into a worldwide sensation. Unlocking Sherlock takes viewers on a personal voyage through the versions of Holmes that have served as inspirations for the new series – the original stories, their factual origins, hundreds of film adaptations – to arrive at a thoroughly modern Sherlock.
Go behind the scenes to see the filming of the new “Sherlock” series and enjoy interviews with Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman and others, who talk about the reinvention of their fictional characters.
Watch Unlocking Sherlock, January 12 at 10:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.