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The Sherlock Holmes Society of London reviews ‘The Story and Script behind No Place Like Holmes’ and ‘Holmes in Time for Christmas’ by Ross K Foad

17 Jan

“The Story and the Scripts Behind No Place Like Holmes: Select Episode Scripts From The Hit Sherlock Holmes Web Drama Comedy by Ross K Foad. MX Publishing. 2012. 252pp.

At www.nplh.co.uk/ you’ll find No Place Like Holmes, a series of comedy-dramas written and directed by Ross K Foad (who also plays Sherlock Holmes), based on the premise that Holmes and Watson were frozen in a time-spell by the demonic Hugo Baskerville, emerging eventually in the year 2010. We witness them, as the website says, fighting both evil masterminds and modern appliances. The films — thirteen so far, plus three Mary Morstan Mysteries, two reminiscences from the Great Hiatus, and six miscellaneous shorts — are attracting an increasing and enthusiastic audience worldwide, people who will surely welcome The Story and the Scripts Behind No Place Like Holmes, which contains four full-length scripts plus the promos for the Great Sherlock Holmes Debate 3 and the Baker Street Babes’ Sherlopalooza, and an account of the curious birth and development of the series. Also available is Holmes in Time for Christmas (MX; 2013), a novel adapted from one of the Great Hiatus mysteries, involving Mycroft Holmes, Irene Adler and death in the festive season. Like the scripts and the films themselves, it’s clever, intelligent and funny.”

The Story and Script Behind No Place Like Holmes is available from all good bookstores including   Amazon USABarnes and Noble USA, Amazon UKWaterstones UK, and for free shipping worldwide Book Depository .

Holmes in Time for Christmas is available from all good bookstores including  Amazon USABarnes and Noble USA, Amazon UKWaterstones UK, and for free shipping worldwide Book Depository . In ebook format it is in Amazon Kindle,  KoboNook and Apple iBooks (iPad/iPhone).

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