Returning: Sherlock

Season 4 of Sherlock finally has its premiere on ABC in early December.

Three episodes will air on Sunday nights beginning from December 2nd. These episodes screened on Stan

As Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) waits for Moriarty (Andrew Scott) to make his posthumous move, an intriguing puzzle captures the mercurial detective’s attention. But this case is more dangerous than he could have imagined. There is a dark purpose at work. Something with its roots deep in Mary Watson’s (Amanda Abbington) past. Sherlock and John will face their most chilling enemies yet. Everything they know will be tested. Everyone they know is under threat. Is the game finally over?

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes, with Martin Freeman as John Watson, Mark Gatiss as Mycroft Holmes, Rupert Graves as Inspector Lestrade, Una Stubbs as Mrs Hudson, Amanda Abbington as Mary Watson and Louise Brealey as Molly Hooper.

Episode 1: “The Six Thatchers”
Sunday 2 December, 8.30pm
As Sherlock waits to see where Moriarty will make his posthumous move, a mysterious case baffles Scotland Yard – but Sherlock is more interested in a seemingly trivial detail. Why is someone destroying images of the late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher? Is there a madman on the loose? Or is there a much darker purpose at work? Something with its roots deep in Mary Watson’s past…
Writer: Mark Gatiss, Director: Rachel Talalay.

Episode 2: “The Lying Detective”
Sunday 9 December, 8.30pm
Sherlock faces perhaps the most chilling enemy of his long career: the powerful and seemingly unassailable Culverton Smith (Toby Jones) – a man with a very dark secret indeed. Estranged from his best friend John Watson, Sherlock seems to have descended into hell. Is there any way back from the abyss into which the detective has descended?
Writer: Steven Moffat, Director: Nick Hurran.

Episode 3: “The Final Problem”
Sunday 16 December, 8.30pm
In the final episode of this series, long-buried secrets finally catch up with the Baker Street duo. Someone has been playing a very long game indeed and, alone and defenceless, Sherlock and Dr Watson face their greatest ever challenge. Is the game finally over?
Writer: Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, Director: Benjamin Caron.

One Comment:

  1. They also screened on Gem at 8:30pm Sundays with no promotion. I didn’t have slots free on my DVD at that time, so have been waiting till the ABC shows them 12 months later. They are much better without ads anyway.

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