Sherlock: The Abominable Bride Movie

A special two-night event in cinemas nationwide.

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride movie poster

Who's Involved:

Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch

Release Date:

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 (Limited)
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 (Limited)


Runtime: 1 hr, 50 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride will see Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman reprise their roles as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson in a one-off episode set in Victorian London in 1895. The episode has been co-written by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss with performances by Rupert Graves, Una Stubbs, Louise Brealey and Amanda Abbington.


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Who stars in Sherlock: The Abominable Bride: Cast List

... Sherlock Holmes

"Spider-Man: No Way Home" , "The Courier"  

... Dr. John Watson

"The World's End" , "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies"  

Who's making Sherlock: The Abominable Bride: Crew List

A look at the Sherlock: The Abominable Bride behind-the-scenes crew and production team.




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Production Company

BBC Worldwide North America

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Key Facts

  1. Sherlock is a global phenomenon, engaging audiences from Berlin to Beijing, from Texas to Tokyo. The show has sold to over 240 territories across the world, won 12 BAFTAs, 7 Emmys® and a prestigious Peabody Award as well as accolades at the Edinburgh TV Festival and the Television Critics Association.
  2. Sherlock: The Abominable Bride will be shown on MASTERPIECE on PBS stations and the same day as the UK on Friday, January 1 at 9pm ET, with an on-air encore on Sunday, January 10 at 10pm ET.
  3. Theater audiences will experience 20 minutes of exclusive, additional footage which will include a guided set tour of 221B Baker Street hosted by co-writer/executive producer Steven Moffat prior to the feature, and a “making of” short film starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman and many more immediately following.
  4. The special theatrical event is expected to play in over 500 theaters across the U.S. The feature-length cinema screening will premiere on Tuesday, January 5 with an encore Wednesday, January 6, 2016 both at 7:30 p.m. local time.

Filming Timeline

  1. November 2015: The film was in Completed status.

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride Release Date: When was the film released?

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride was released in 2016 on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 (Limited release). 1 Night Only, 7:30pm

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

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