Travel back to Victorian London a few days early with this behind-the-scenes featurette for “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride.”
The video includes interviews with executive producer Steven Moffat and stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Rupert Graves, Steven Moffat and Sue Vertue about taking Sherlock Holmes and John Watson back to their roots.
Premiering Jan. 1 on PBS and BBC One, the “Sherlock” special finds Holmes and Watson in 1895 London, where they’re faced with an enemy from “seemingly beyond the grave.”
We’ve been here before – but what if this wasn’t the modern day but the late Victorian period? What if the world’s most famous consulting detective and his best friend lived in a Baker Street of steam trains, hansom cabs, top hats and frock-coats?
Welcome to ‘Sherlock’ in 1895!
Some things, though, remain reassuringly the same. Friendship, adventure and especially, MURDER…
Why is Thomas Ricoletti a little surprised to see his wife dressed in her old wedding gown? Because, just a few hours before, she took her own life…
Mrs Ricoletti’s ghost now appears to be prowling the streets with an unslakeable thirst for revenge. From fog-shrouded Limehouse to the bowels of a ruined church, Holmes, Watson and their friends must use all their cunning to combat an enemy seemingly from beyond the grave and the final, shocking truth about… the Abominable Bride!