CONFIRMED: SHERLOCK Special Will Travel Back To Victorian Era

Sherlock and Watson aren’t just playing dress up! SHERLOCK will fall back in to Victorian London for special.

It’s long been suspected but now it’s confirmed– the upcoming SHERLOCK special that recently filmed in London will be a throwback to the Victorian era!

Many set photos showed the cast in Victorian era garb, but we didn’t know if this was simply the characters playing dress up for an occasion or something else all together. Now we know that the special slated to arrive sometime in early 2016 is set in a different era.

Steven Moffat told Entertainment Weekly:

“The special is its own thing. We wouldn’t have done the story we’re doing, and the way we’re doing it, if we didn’t have this special. It’s not part of the run of three episodes. So we had this to do it — as we could hardly conceal — it’s Victorian.”

As such, the special will be its own individual entity completely separate from the SHERLOCK series. However, Moffat hinted that Season 4 will be “devastating” after the Emmys last year.