Quick video fix for ‘Sherlock’ TV fans

"Sherlock" startting Benedict Cumberbatch (left) and Martin Freeman returns to Masterpiece on Jan. 19.
“Sherlock” starring Benedict Cumberbatch (left) and Martin Freeman returns to Masterpiece on Jan. 19.

Jan. 19 seems a long way off. That’s when “Sherlock” returns to American TV as part of the Masterpiece franchise. And before you know it, it will be gone again after three episodes (if past history is future) with another interminable wait for more episodes featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.

Meanwhile, satisfy your Sherlockian self with this Season Three repeat of a Behind the Scenes peak from PBS.

(So why is his TV show in a theater blog. Because Cumberbatch is a regular on the English stage and is scheduled to play Shakespeare’s Hamlet at London’s Barbican Theatre. The production will be directed by Lyndsey Turner and will be produced by Sonia Friedman. It will start its 12-week run in August 2015. Freeman has also tread the boards as well, as seen here.)

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