In this episode of Action!...
- Education Professionals
This programme offers three levels of engagement with a Sherlock Holmes short story, with a particular focus on the book The Red-Headed League.
In The Magic of Sherlock Holmes, well-known author Philip Ridley shares his enthusiasm for the Sherlock Holmes stories both as a reader engaging with the language and characters, and as a writer appreciating the skill of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
In Holmes' London, Original London Walks guide Corinna Marlowe gives us a flavour of Victorian London, focusing on aspects of time and place, crime and detection, and class and society.
In Storyboarding An Extract, director Simon Cellan Jones talks us through his six-frame storyboard of the dramatic bank vault scene in The Red-Headed League, and his strategies for translating the tension from text to screen.
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