And can anyone believe they missed the chance for Holmes to say 'The game's a foot'? (See the film to get the gag!).
And that Radio Times quote is bang on. I'm not too sold on Ian Hart as Watson but, true, he did do a lot of running about and had more to be than simply the yes man and "oh, that's amazing Holmes". The Edwardian setting did work, although initially it did seem a little odd to have the telephone ringing away - again, a nice little difference.
[And, yes, the Miss Marple things are dire
Given Mr Everett's admitted fondness for chasing the dragon in the past, the shooting up scenes were "fun" (and I'd wager it's as much his previous substance abuse as anything that puts him out of the running for Bond; although "Hello Darling, Are You Working?" is
a crime against humanity).