Murder Rooms – The Dark Beginnings Of Sherlock Holmes


This August UKTV will be showcasing Murder Rooms: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes in a special Sherlock Holmes season. This series of mysteries is based on the real-life relationship between Arthur Conan Doyle and his university tutor, forensic pathologist Dr. Joseph Bell. Set in Edinburgh in 1878 we follow the pair as they become involved in a hunt for a serial killer, a journey which reveals the seedy underbelly of Victorian society and inspires Doyle to create the most memorable detective of all time: Sherlock Holmes.

Murder Rooms – The Dark Beginnings Of Sherlock Holmes

UKTV – Saturday 4 August, 8.30pm

Saturday nights in August UKTV will be bringing you Murder Rooms -The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes. Set against the backdrop of a dark and often bloody nineteenth century, each drama tells the tale of the real Sherlock Holmes, the pioneering detective Joseph Bell, to whom Arthur Conan Doyle wrote “it is to you that I owe Sherlock Holmes”. Each feature draws us into an intricate and compelling web of suspense and intrigue, as well as offering a fascinating insight into a friendship that would eventually give rise to one of the most famous and enduring literary detectives of them all.

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