Becoming Holmes & Watson

My first Cosplay Spotlight, with two talented fans I met at Sherlocked USA! Big thanks to both Adrian & Jen for this amazing interview! Follow these two on Facebook at Baker Street Regulars Cosplay or on Instagram (@bakerstreetregulars)!

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Now onto that interview!

So I’ve seen your cosplay page, and I know you two have a strong love for Sherlock. But how were the two of you first introduced to the show? Was it love or first sight?

Adrian: I was actually introduced to the show by a friend I’d met at a local convention! My immediate thought was “Oh god, this has to be the wrong show. Is this some war documentary?” followed by “I can’t understand a word they are saying”. I knew literally nothing about Sherlock before watching it. All I knew was I thought the floating text was awesome, John Watson was attractive as hell, and I wanted to watch the second episode immediately.

Jen: Adrian, during a break between high school classes came runnning up to me exclaiming loudly about a detective show with “floating lines and words and lots of street lights and running”. I thought I sounded like a pretty cool anime, so I went and watched it. It was partly out of obligation because I had made them watch an anime called Fullmetal Alchemist beforehand. Love wasn’t the first thing on my mind. Rather, I noticed how distinct Ben and Martin’s noses were. I started out watching trailers where Mark and Steven were talking about John’s intelligence and Sherlock’s super intelligence and this was all new information to me. I’d never heard of John Watson. I’m not sure at what point exactly I fell in love, but I stayed up until 4AM on a school night to watch The Great Game, so…somewhere between the trailers and then.

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Sherlocked USA 2017

One of my favorite shots! Such a brilliant, talented and fun cast! 

I had a fabulous time hanging out with old and new friends! The talents were simply amazing, and so much fun to be around! I loved the Meet & Greets! I was also able to give Sue Vertue two fan signed posters, thanks to some help from The Baker Street Babes and the Sherlocked staff! It was such an unforgettable event!

[Sending out a special thanks to my good friends Austin and Tamiko Welch, love those two like family! Also lots of love to Angelique, Claudia and Tami!! Loved seeing my friend Neil Ross that Friday as well! While Neil and I had breakfast at Denny’s, he told me this interesting story about Basil Rathbone, whom he had interviewed at one point in his career.]

PS: My friend Megan said to add lots of memories, so I did! I missed having her there!

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A Study In Pink [The U.S. Comics]

For you collectors of the Sherlock comics.. I share some of my personal collection! I don’t have all of them, but I have quite a few!

Sherlock [A Study In Pink] came in a 6 part comic release. The comic was originally released in Japan and from what I understand it is now being released in the UK. Throughout the six issues fans were offered a selection of variant covers. I don’t have all of them, but I have quite a few. Enjoy and feel free to leave feed back! More Updates on the site soon! -Rose

Now On To My Collection! I’ll post more photos as I update!

Issue 1 [Cover A]
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Actress Spotlight Yasmine Akram !

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Yasmine Akram born 1982 is an Irish-Pakistani actress, writer and comedian, best known for playing Janine in the third series of Sherlock.

Akram was born in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. Her family settled in Drogheda, Ireland when she was 18 months old. Her father is originally from Pakistan, her mother Mona is from Drogheda and still lives in the town. She has a sister named Masooma.
From the age of 14, she has collaborated with the Calipo Theater and the Picture Company. Akram graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art where she studied acting.

After graduating from drama school, Akram started writing comedy sketches for the BBC and Channel 4 and hosted shows for BBC Radio.

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Martin Freeman -Actor’s Biography-

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Martin John Christopher Freeman
8 September 1971

Freeman was born in Aldershot, Hampshire, the youngest of five children. His parents, Philomena and Geoffrey Freeman (a naval officer) separated when Freeman was a child. When Freeman was 10 years old, his father died of a heart attack. Freeman attended the Salesian School, Chertsey before attending Brooklands Collegefor media studies. His older brother Tim became a musician with the group Frazier Chorus.

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The Game Is On! Another Chance To Win!

 

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Here’s another chance to WIN some cool prizes! First place receives a Sherlock Pop figure exclusive from Barnes and Noble! Along with a Union hat, just like the one Andrew Scott wears in The Reichenbach Fall!

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How to enter.. You must first be follow our Like page: https://www.facebook.com/SherlockFansUSA/ and be a member of our group page:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/SherlockFansUSA/ (International fans are welcome to join in and WIN!)

How To WIN? Whomever invites the most people to LIKE our Facebook page and join our Group WINS! Second place will receive a pop figure of our choice and a Sherlock Fans USA pin set! Here’s the important part.. If you invite friends please tag us or write us, so we can keep track of our contestants. This will not be a blind drawing.. This is a group effort!

 

Contest Ends September 30th! Contest for October will center on the best Sherlock costume! Again International fans are welcome!!

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