Filming is due to start soon on series 4 of Sherlock, big news for any fans of the critically acclaimed BBC show and yet the big issue rests recently on the gender of the director – the next series set to feature its first female director. Rachel Talalay, who has previously directed Doctor Who, The Flash, and The Wind In The Willows in a career that has lasted a quarter of a century is to direct the first of the three feature length BBC One episodes.
Moffat and Gatiss commented on the fourth season: “Sherlock series four – here we go again! Whatever else we do, wherever we all go, all roads lead back to Baker Street – and it always feels like coming home. Ghosts of the past are rising in the lives of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson bringing adventure, romance and terror in their wake. This is the story we’ve been telling from the beginning. A story about to reach its climax…”