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Unlocking Sherlock

Airs Friday, Jan. 1, 2016 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: John Watson, Sherlock Holmes and Mycroft Holmes, played by Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch and Mark Gatiss.

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.

Courtesy of Colin Hutton © Hartswood Films

Behind the scenes on SHERLOCK.

Moffat and Gatiss guide viewers through their inspirations—the original stories, their factual origins and hundreds of film adaptations—for the 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.

MASTERPIECE "Sherlock: The Abominable Bride" premieres at 9 p.m. after this broadcast.

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