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

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


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FREE for delegates of the 2017 London Screenwriters’ Festival, otherwise £15.

Tuesday 12th September, 6.00pm for 6.30 start, Regents University.

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

Whether you are attending the London Screenwriters’ Festival or not (and you should be!), 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 – Co-creator and executive producer, Sherlock

Credits include: Sherlock, Doctor Who

Mark has a long and varied career as a writer and producer behind the camera, as well as being a critically acclaimed actor and published author. 
Mark Gatiss
Steven Moffat

Steven Moffat – Screenwriter & Executive Producer

Credits include: Dr Who, Jekyll and Sherlock

Steven is currently lead writer and executive producer of Doctor Who, and co-creator, writer and executive producer of Sherlock.
Steven Moffat
Sue Vertue

Sue Vertue – Producer and Board Director of Hartswood Films

Credits include: The Vicar of Dibley, Sherlock

Sue is the Series Producer for the multi-award-winning hit drama Sherlock for BBC One co-created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss.
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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