Deconstructing Sherlock


So the second series of the fabulous BBC Sherlock Holmes as re-imagined by Stephen Moffat and Mark Gatiss ended with the apparent death of our hero as per the original Conan Doyle story (though this time no waterfalls were involved). Rather than a post trying to make me look clever with yet another Molly / Mycroft faked the death theory (we know they did, but how?!) I turn my attention instead to the approach taken in the story to the deconstruction of our here. I use this as  an excuse to wander through the Holmes genre in general then unexpectedly link it to another TV show (well it was unexpected to me!). Do stay around…

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