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Doctor Who and Sherlock: The Six Cross-Overs

Yes, we know there are more than half a dozen links between Who and Holmes but in honour of the Great Detective’s return in The Six Thatchers, we thought we’d limit ourselves to six of the best! So, here are some of our favourite cross-overs (sort of!) between the Time Lord and the detective… Peter Capaldi played Sherlock Holmes! <div class=”component”> <img src=”https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/640xn/p04m13zr.jpg” class=”rsp-img” alt=”” data-img-src-68=”https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/160xn/p04m13zr.jpg” data-img-src-176=”https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/192xn/p04m13zr.jpg” data-img-src-208=”https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256xn/p04m13zr.jpg” data-img-src-304=”https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/336xn/p04m13zr.jpg” data-img-src-440=”https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/480xn/p04m13zr.jpg” data-img-src-576=”https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/640xn/p04m13zr.jpg”/></div> <div class=”component prose”>Back in the mid-90s Peter was a regular on The All New Alexei Sayle Show and – as we can deduce from the pic above – in one sketch he played Sherlock Holmes opposite Alexei&rsquo;s Doctor Watson! The Doctor once pretended to be Sherlock Holmes! <div class=”component”> <img src=”http://musingsofamildmanneredman.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/ichef.bbci_.co_.ukp04m149x-041a0702146158e84629c6f902f1e12cda33856f.jpg” class=”rsp-img” alt=”” data-img-src-68=”https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/160xn/p04m149x.jpg” data-img-src-176=”https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/192xn/p04m149x.jpg” data-img-src-208=”https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256xn/p04m149x.jpg” data-img-src-304=”https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/336xn/p04m149x.jpg” data-img-src-440=”https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/480xn/p04m149x.jpg” data-img-src-576=”http://musingsofamildmanneredman.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/ichef.bbci_.co_.ukp04m149x-041a0702146158e84629c6f902f1e12cda33856f.jpg”/></div> <div class=”component prose”>Okay, he never expected the evil Simeon to take him seriously, but in a hilarious scene in <a href=”http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p011gpsb”>The Snowmen</a> the Doctor swans into his enemy&rsquo;s HQ dressed in a deerstalker, claiming to be Holmes and firing off wild deductions&hellip; &lsquo;I see from your collar stud you have an apple tree and a wife with a limp! Am I right?&rsquo; When Simeon snaps back that he doesn&rsquo;t


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