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Interactive ‘Sherlock Live’ event allows fans to solve a mystery with showrunner

Test your deductive powers on Twitter today.


Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Internet Culture

Published Jan 10, 2017   Updated May 25, 2021, 5:52 am CDT

If you want to solve a mystery with Sherlock Holmes, now’s your chance. The BBC is holding a “Sherlock Live” interactive event at 8pm UTC (3pm EST) on Tuesday, Jan. 10, where fans can solve a mystery in real time.

“Sherlock Live” will unfold on Twitter, beginning with clues from the BBC One account.

Over the course of 30 minutes, fans will be given clues about the case on the #SherlockLive hashtag, with commentary from Sherlock showrunners Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat

Sherlock fans are notoriously detail-oriented, analyzing every new episode in painstaking detail for clues and hidden subtext. We’re sure they’re up to the task of solving this mystery in 30 minutes or less.

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*First Published: Jan 10, 2017, 8:03 am CST