7:00pm Sherlock: In Conversation with Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat and Sue Vertue

Room: Online
Time: 7:00pm

with Steven Moffat, Sue Vertue, and Mark Gatiss
moderated by Robert Thorogood


7:00pm Sherlock: In Conversation with Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat and Sue Vertue image

The prolific and brilliant minds who have redefined Sherlock Holmes, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss have ushered in a new worldwide audience for British television. Moffat and Gatiss, alongside producer Sue Vertue have ignited a worldwide resurgence in Holmes’s popularity with a formula built for success: Delicious mysteries, inspired casting, and a prickly hero as flawed as he is brilliant.

Now, after 130 years of thrilling audiences, the definitive Holmes in many minds belongs to Moffat, Gatiss, Vertue, and Benedict Cumberbatch.

With Steven just leaving his Showrunning role on Doctor Who and Mark in preproduction on the League of Gentlemen, they are joined by Sue to discuss…..

  • The past, present and future of Sherlock, The Doctor, and their own careers.
  • Their influence on British television and TV around the world.
  • The upcoming Sherlock manga comic series.
  • Reinventing beloved characters and how to breathe fresh life into classics

This session is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the most creative storytelling team working today.

Appearing in this session

Mark Gatiss

Mark Gatiss – Screenwriter, Producer, Actor

Credits include Sherlock, Doctor Who, Dracula

Mark is co-creator/writer of Sherlock and Dracula and has had a long and varied career on many critically acclaimed shows, both on and off camera.
Mark Gatiss
Steven Moffat

Steven Moffat – Screenwriter, Executive Producer

Credits include Dracula, Doctor Who, Sherlock

Steven was lead writer and executive producer of Doctor Who as well as being co-creator, writer and executive producer of both Sherlock and Dracula.
Steven Moffat
Sue Vertue

Sue Vertue – Producer & Board Director | Hartswood Films

Credits include Dracula, Sherlock, Mr Bean

Sue was the series producer for the multi-award-winning hit drama Sherlock and recently executive producer on the acclaimed miniseries Dracula.
Sue Vertue
Robert Thorogood

Robert Thorogood – Screenwriter

Robert is the creator and lead writer of the 8 x 60' BBC 1 television series 'Death in Paradise', his first broadcast credit.
Robert Thorogood

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