The mystery laden, fog shrouded menace, of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's
Victorian master detective, Sherlock Holmes
is back! Catch him this coming week on The History Channel's Monday Night Classics special 'Sherlock Holmes And The Baker Street Irregulars'
. This exciting, new two-hour mystery adventure will be aired on Monday, March 17, 2008 at 9 PM only on The History Channel
enjoyed worldwide recognition, Sherlock Holmes continues to fascinate
and mesmerize generation of readers across the globe. A faithful
adaptation of the original stories, 'Sherlock Holmes And The Baker
Street Irregulars' brings together the multi-award winning Jonathan
Pryce (Pirates Of The Caribbean, Brazil) as Sherlock Holmes, with Bill
Paterson (Sea Of Souls, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Wives And Daughters)
playing his trusty companion, Dr Watson.
Commenting on this much loved programme, Rajesh Sheshadri, Senior Vice President, Content & Communications, The History Channel
time immemorial, Sherlock Holmes has enjoyed universal appeal. This
special gives Sherlock Holmes' iconic figure a slightly more
contemporary feel." He adds, "Through his power packed performance,
Jonathan Pryce has successfully captured the true essence of Sherlock
Holmes' character. Such specials are in keeping with our strategy of
broad-basing The History Channel's appeal.
The Baker Street Irregulars first appeared in the Sherlock Holmes novel, A Study in Scarlet
and again in The Sign of Four
This new family drama pits Holmes and the Irregulars, a rag-tag group
of street kids, against one of the famous detective's greatest enemies.
The Irregulars find themselves having to solve the mysterious
disappearance of two of their own gang, while Holmes himself is accused
of murder and put under house arrest. Only by combining all their
skills can they hope to free Holmes and the kidnap victims, solve the
murders and prevent an audacious heist.
This March, join the
Baker Street Irregulars on a journey that sees them grow from being
mere tools for Sherlock Holmes, into investigators in their own right
in Monday Night Classics on March 17, 2008 at 9 PM only on The History Channel.