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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Sherlock: it's all about the double act

What is it about Sherlock that has the nation turning on in their millions? Surely it can't be for hokey stories about massive dogs or dominatrixes who enjoy booting feminism back to the dark ages. Or direction that majors heavily on floating words, or confusingly outdated references to "cameraphones". No, the reason that people watch Sherlock is because of the interplay between Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch – who might just qualify as one of the greatest TV double acts of all time.