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  • If you are a Sherlock Holmes fan, then 2014 is going to be a wonderful year. With Series 3 of BBC Sherlock, a Russian adaptation, a new Warner Brothers movie, another series of Elementary and hundreds of new books, ebooks and audio adaptations all set to arrive. But in terms of the legacy of Sherlock Holmes, what contribution are these adaptations making………………………….?
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    • 1. www.facebook.com/saveundershawThe Great Sherlock Holmes Debate 48thJune, UCL, London.“What are the current adaptations of Sherlock Holmescontributing to the Legacy of the world’s greatest detective?”
    • 2. www.facebook.com/saveundershawIntroductionThe Trailer for GSHD4
    • 3. www.facebook.com/saveundershawIntroduction• 1887 – 2013• Sherlock Holmes holds the Guinness World Record for themost portrayed character ever – over 200 adaptations
    • 4. www.facebook.com/saveundershawIntroduction• Global reach of current adaptations
    • 5. www.facebook.com/saveundershawThe Running Order• Warner Brothers Mary Platt• BBC Sherlock Bonnie MacBird• Elementary Vida Starcevic• Шерлок Холмс Steve Emecz/RogerJohnson• No Place Like Holmes Steve Emecz• Big Finish Steve Emecz• AudioGo Mary Kalamkarian• Pastiche Books Luke Kuhns• Holmes Saturation Charlotte Anne WaltersOPEN DEBATE
    • 6. www.facebook.com/saveundershawInfluence on Crime Fiction‘”The Hound of the Baskervilles" albeit in atrimmed down novel version for youngerreaders was not only my first exposure toConan Doyle, but also to crime fiction ingeneral. It inspired me and am pretty suremany modern writers might say the sameof one or all of Conan Doyles works.”Matt Hilton author of the Joe Hunterthrillers
    • 7. www.facebook.com/saveundershawInfluence on Crime FictionSeries creator David Shorehas said in an interview thatGregory Houses character ispartly inspired by SherlockHolmes. True for both:•Expert investigators•Powers of deduction•Drug use (House, Vicodin)•Detached from humanemotion•Friend - Watson / Wilson(both ladies men)
    • 8. www.facebook.com/saveundershawThe Cause…..Save Undershawwww.saveundershaw.comThe Great Sherlock Holmes Debates have a goal to raiseawareness for Save Undershaw - Do your bit and liketheir page on Facebook. This is the most important piece ofSherlock Holmes heritage in the world – let’s preserve it forfuture generations.
    • 9. www.facebook.com/saveundershawThe Cause…..Special guest, Undershaw’s own Sherlock Holmes – Derek Wood
    • 10. www.facebook.com/saveundershawThe Cause…..Raising funds. Many authors are donatingroyalties to Save Undershaw, including:
    • 11. www.facebook.com/saveundershawThe Team…..The Great Debates are backed by the main Holmes societiesaround the world, the main podcasts, the main British franchisesand dozens of experts and authors.VideoWriter/producer/directorRoss K Foad‘No Place Like Holmes’www.nplh.co.uk
    • 12. www.facebook.com/saveundershawThe Experts…the writersPhil GrowickTim SymondsCharlotte WaltersLuke KuhnsFred ThursfieldDavid Ruffle
    • 13. www.facebook.com/saveundershawThe Experts…special guestBonnie MacBirdWriter, Director, Producer, Actress and soonto be Holmes author of ‘Art In The Blood’
    • 14. www.facebook.com/saveundershawThe Experts… ChairmanRoger JohnsonEditor – The Sherlock HolmesSociety of London JournalWriter, Presenter,Interviewer……
    • 15. www.facebook.com/saveundershawThe Running Order• Warner Brothers Mary Platt• BBC Sherlock Bonnie MacBird• Elementary Vida Starcevic• Шерлок Холмс Steve Emecz/RogerJohnson• No Place Like Holmes Steve Emecz• Big Finish Steve Emecz• AudioGo Mary Kalamkarian• Pastiche Books Luke Kuhns• Holmes Saturation Charlotte Anne WaltersOPEN DEBATE

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