Issue 4 of Sherlock Holmes Magazine is now available. See below for full details.

Issue 4 - Spring 2021

Issue 4 includes a wide variety of articles to entertain and inform all devotees of the great detective. Here is a taster:


  • Back to Baker Street: Interview with Nicholas Meyer, writer of The Seven-Per-Cent Solution​.

  • Robert Duvall as Dr Watson

  • Silent Holmes: An in-depth look at the making of 1914 silent movie A Study in Scarlet. Is it a lost masterpiece?

  • Lupin vs Holmes: With the success of the new Lupin spin-off, and talk of a possible Sherlock crossover, we look back at past meetings between the English sleuth and French crook

  • Behind the scenes on Conan Doyle short film The Final Problem

  • David Stuart Davies compares the relationship between Holmes and Watson to that of an old-fashioned English marriage

  • Holmes and the Ripper: A detailed look at the chronology shows the whereabouts of Holmes when Jack the Ripper was committing his despicable crimes

  • Sherlock of the Midlands: a real-life sleuth from Victorian Leicester

  • Race and the canon: Bruce Harris asks some tough questions of the portrayal of race in Conan Doyle's stories

  • Christopher Plummer: a tribute to the actor who twice played Sherlock Holmes

  • Can Sherlock save counter-intelligence? A lost essay written by Dr John Watson

  • The beast of Baker Street: How a real-life "hell-hound" stalked the road outside 221B in 1886

  • Teller of tales: The story behind a publishing phenomenon