It would seem that the break between episode’s two and three of the third series of Sherlock has ended, as its main stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman have been spotted filming again, in Cardiff Centre!
Episodes one and two of the third Sherlock series, entitled The Empty Hearse and The Sign of Three, have already been filmed, with a scheduled break planned before production of the third and final episode of series three commences.
And now it would seem that the last episode, which is being directed by Doctor Who director Nick Hurran, has begun filming, Wales Online reports.
Cumberbatch, who plays the title role of the modern day twist on the famous novels of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, was spotted at the Cardiff University’s Glamorgan Building on King Edward VII Avenue, wearing his trademark long, black coat and blue scarf.
Spotted with him was his co-star Martin Freeman, who plays Doctor John Watson, wearing a red-checked shirt and dark glasses.
This report comes just days after show runner, Steven Moffat, revealed that plans for a fourth series had still to be confirmed, despite both Cumberbatch and Freeman saying that they had signed up.
Speaking at last weekend’s BAFTA awards, Moffat explained:
Steven Moffat has revealed at this year’s BAFTA award ceremony, held at the weekend that nothing is apparently certain.
He commented about the show’s success:
“We were all in a state of shock. I think BBC Drama were quite surprised.
“But it’s a huge hit – if everyone wants to do it, there’ll be a fourth one… assuming anyone survives!”
With regards to the first episode of series three, The Empty Hearse, which, if completely based on the original novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle will include Sherlock’s arch nemesis, Sebastian Moran, Moffat teased:
“We don’t always stick to the stories – I think you should watch!”