Sherlock is a crime drama television series based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes detective stories. Created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, it stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as Doctor John Watson. Thirteen episodes have been produced, with three-part series airing in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2017, and a special episode airing on 1 January 2016. The fourth series began filming in April 2016 and began airing in January 2017.
The fourth series begins where the third ended, Sherlock is being sent to some other country as a punishment but just then all public screens in London are hacked and a video message from dead criminal Moriaty is played where he threatens British govt and challenges Sherlock to stop his plans if he can. Sherlock is called back and a thrilling full of suspense investigation starts.
Sherlock has been justly nominated for many awards including golden globe, Emmy’s and British Academy awards. This is probably Benedict Cumberbatch’s best performance till date.