With Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock Holmes set to rise from the grave on New Year’s Day, the BBC has provided an additional treat for fans, with a brand new mini-episode available online.
Entitled Many Happy Returns , the seven-minute mini-episode was written by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, and whets the whistle for next week’s comeback perfectly.
The mini-episode establishes the vacuum left by the great detective, with a bearded enthusiast spouting a number of tall tales of supposed sightings of our dearly departed hero.
Take a look, below…
As Christmas presents go, we’d say that was rather a marvellous addition from old Aunty. Roll on New Year’s Day!
Any further clues you can pick out there about how Sherlock might have pulled it off? Tell us your theories in the comments, below…
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