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MASTERPIECE: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

MASTERPIECE "Sherlock: The Abominable Bride" Picture Shows: John Watson (Martin Freeman), Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) © Robert Viglasky/Hartswood Films and BBC Wales for BBC One and MASTERPIECE. This image may be used only in the direct promotion of MASTERPIECE. No other rights are granted. All rights are reserved. Editorial use only.
Courtesy of © Robert Viglasky/Hartswood Films & BBC Wales for BBC One & MASTERPIECE
MASTERPIECE "Sherlock: The Abominable Bride" Picture Shows: John Watson (Martin Freeman), Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) © Robert Viglasky/Hartswood Films and BBC Wales for BBC One and MASTERPIECE. This image may be used only in the direct promotion of MASTERPIECE. No other rights are granted. All rights are reserved. Editorial use only.

Airs Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

SHERLOCK: Season 4 is coming to MASTERPIECE on PBS in 2017!

Benedict Cumberbach (“The Imitation Game”) and Martin Freeman ("The Hobbit") return as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in the acclaimed modern retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle's classic stories. But now our heroes find themselves in 1890s London. Beloved characters Mary Morstan (played by Amanda Abbington), Inspector Lestrade (Rupert Graves) and Mrs. Hudson (Una Stubbs) also turn up at 221b Baker Street. “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride” is a 90-minute SHERLOCK Special.

MASTERPIECE "Sherlock: The Abominable Bride" picture shows: Martin Freeman as John Watson and Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes. © Robert Viglasky/Hartswood Films and BBC Wales for BBC One and MASTERPIECE. This image may be used only in the direct promotion of MASTERPIECE. No other rights are granted. All rights are reserved. Editorial use only.
Courtesy of © Robert Viglasky/Hartswood Films & BBC Wales for BBC One & MASTERPIECE
MASTERPIECE "Sherlock: The Abominable Bride" picture shows: Martin Freeman as John Watson and Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes. © Robert Viglasky/Hartswood Films and BBC Wales for BBC One and MASTERPIECE. This image may be used only in the direct promotion of MASTERPIECE. No other rights are granted. All rights are reserved. Editorial use only.
The Bride (Natasha O’Keeffe).
Courtesy of © Robert Viglasky/Hartswood Films & BBC Wales for BBC One & MASTERPIECE
The Bride (Natasha O’Keeffe).

"Dr. John Watson, meet Mr. Sherlock Holmes.” 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!

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CREDITS:

SHERLOCK is produced by Hartswood Films for BBC One and co-produced by MASTERPIECE. It was created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, and inspired by the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride” was co-written by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss. The executive producers are Beryl Vertue, Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat, Sue Vertue and Rebecca Eaton for MASTERPIECE.