“Holmes appears to be this rather cold and distant figure who holds the rest of humanity at arm’s length. But deep down I believe––much deeper down––he is a man of tremendous sensitivity and feeling.” –Jeremy Brett. The Bryan Times 8th September 1988.
Jeremy Brett IS Sherlock Holmes by Maureen Whittaker is an updated version of the Granada Sherlock Holmes section of the definitive performance biography, Jeremy Brett Playing a Part. Releasing for the Holidays, what better gift for that Sherlockian or Holmesian of Brettian fan on your list.
“There is a tremendous delicacy in preserving Holmes in other people’s imaginations because there are a million different ways of seeing him. You try not to interfere with anybody’s image . . . the definitive Sherlock Holmes is really in everyone’s head. No actor can fit into that category because every reader has his own ideal.” –Jeremy Brett.
“The thing about…
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