Film & Television

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Some of the world’s best have given Arthur Conan Doyle’s beloved characters new faces, bodies and personalities. His flexible and vibrant characters allow a constant rejuvenation and new embodiment time and time again. We work with global brands to tell the story of Arthur Conan Doyle’s life, times and his multitude of characters to reach international audiences with a broad ranging demographic.

Latest Productions

Television Series

Miss Sherlock

A new re-imagining
from HBO Asia

One of the Conan Doyle Estate’s latest licences is Miss Sherlock, a female-led adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes detective stories. The show is primarily set in Tokyo, Japan. It is a co-production between HBO Asia and Hulu Japan. Both the main characters, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson are played by women, Yuko Takeuchi and Shihori Kanjiya.

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Facts and Figures


Sherlock: The Six Thatchers was the most watched programme over the festive season across all channels, with 11.3 million viewers tuning in on New Year’s Day in 2017.


The official box office amount of the first Sherlock Holmes movie starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law in 2009.


Sherlock has over 700,000 reviews on IMDB with an average score of 9.1 / 10. This places it within the top 20 rated TV shows of all time.

Coming Soon

CBS (Filming starts 2019)


Season 7

Now Showing

CBS (2012 - 2018)


Starring: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill

BBC (2010 - 2018)


Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs

Columbia Pictures (2018)

Holmes and Watson

Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Ralph Fiennes, Steve Coogan

Miramax (2015)

Mr Holmes

Starring: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada

Warner Bros (2011)

Sherlock Holmes - A Game of Shadows

Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law, Jared Harris, Rachel McAdams

Warner Bros (2009)

Sherlock Holmes

Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law, Rachel McAdams

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