‘Sherlock’ Victorian Special, ‘The Abominable Bride’ to Play in Theaters and on PBS

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BBC Worldwide and Fathom Events have teamed up again to bring our sweet sweet BBC programing to the big screen. Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (aka that Victorian special that’s been circling images across the web) will air as a feature-length cinema screening on Tuesday January 5th, with an encore on Wednesday January 6, 2016. These will be at the local time for participating theaters. The special features Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, with a bit of a twist. The one-off episode is set in Victorian London in 1895. The episode was co-written by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, directed by Douglas Mackinnon and features performances by Rupert Graves, Una Stubbs, Louise Brealey and Amanda Abbinggton

Attendees of the screening with get 20 minutes of exclusive footage, including a guided set tour of 221B Baker Street hosted by Steven Moffat. There will also be a short film following the film that explains the “making of” process.

For those who cannot attend the screening, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride will also air on Masterpiece and PBS the same day as in the UK, on Friday January 1, 2015 at 9pm EST, and with an encore Saturday, January 10 at 10:00pm EST.

Tickets for Sherlock: The Abominable Bride will be available beginning Friday, November 6, 2015 and can be purchased online atwww.FathomEvents.com, or participating theater box offices.  The special theatrical event is expected to play in over 500 theaters across the U.S. For a complete list of theater locations visit Fathom.com (theaters and participants are subject to change).

 

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