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The Abominable Bride

Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson investigate a mysterious ghostly bride who appears to have committed murder from beyond the grave.

"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 unslakable 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!

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 2 Jan 2016 21:10

Credits

Role Contributor
Sherlock Holmes Benedict Cumberbatch
Dr John Watson Martin Freeman
Mrs Hudson Una Stubbs
Inspector Lestrade Rupert Graves
Mycroft Holmes Mark Gatiss
Molly Hooper Louise Brealey
Mary Watson Amanda Abbington
Anderson Jonathan Aris
Stamford David Nellist
Lady Carmichael Catherine McCormack
Sir Eustace Carmichael Tim McInnerny
Emelia Ricoletti Natasha O'Keeffe
Writer Mark Gatiss
Writer Steven Moffat
Producer Sue Vertue
Director Douglas Mackinnon
Executive Producer Mark Gatiss
Executive Producer Steven Moffat

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