By Benjamin Poore

This e-book investigates the advance of Sherlock Holmes variations in British theatre because the flip of the millennium. Sherlock Holmes has turn into a cultural phenomenon once more within the twenty-first century, due to the tv sequence Sherlock and Elementary, and flicks like Mr Holmes and the man Ritchie franchise starring Robert Downey Jr. within the gentle of those new interpretations, British theatre has produced well timed and topical responses to advancements within the reveal Sherlocks’ tales. in addition, level Sherlocks of the final 3 a long time have usually expected the realizing, metafictional tropes hired through reveal diversifications. This examine strains the new heritage of Sherlock Holmes within the theatre, approximately which little or no has been written for an educational readership. It argues that the area of Sherlock Holmes is conveyed in theatre by means of numerous video games that turn on new modes of viewers engagement.

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