Watch the latest of our exclusive Sherlock trailers - S3E2: The Sign of Three
On this day…
October 21 1833 - Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and creator of the peace prize that bears his name, is born.
October 21 1854 - Florence Nightingale and a staff of 38 nurses were sent to the Crimean War.
October 21 1945 - Women in France allowed to vote for the first time.
October 21 1959 - The Guggenheim Museum is dedicated in New York City.
Read more events from this day at DatesInHistory.com.
Remember that time we won The Geekiary’s Favorite Summer Show poll?
Are you up for a spooky season rematch? Vote here!
We can do this again!
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URGENT ACTION REQUIRED!
An In The Flesh fandom signal boost for the The Geekiary’s Favourite Horror Themed TV Show 2014, because the Sherlock fandom is pretty good at getting behind polls and bringing them home - and also because, Luke Newberry (Sherlock: S2E1) is one of ours too!
So please cast your vote and help the #SaveInTheFlesh campaign in persuading the BBC to commission series 3 of In The Flesh!
Voting closes TODAY, 20th October, 23:59 EST and 21st October, 4:59 GMT
SO, HAVE YOU GOT A QUESTION FOR LOUISE?
If yes, you can either submit your questions by tweeting them to @twogeekyguys or alternatively leave them in the notes below, and the best will be put to Louise during the Q&A on the day.
For those who can’t make the event in person, the Q&A’s will be recorded and published online after the event, so those who have submitted a chosen question, will still have an opportunity to see their questions answered.
Louise Brealey will be available all day for autographs (and a sneaky selfie) for a small price, with the Q&A taking place in the middle of the day.
Scream Con 2014 will be held at The Park Hotel, Tynemouth on Saturday 1st November, opening at 10am and finishing at approximately 4pm, with an after convention party taking place during the evening.
For tickets and further information please visit the official Scream Con website here
Sherlock set details
When I Was Your Consulting Detective
Sherlock Season 3 in a pop song fanvid.
John-POV companion video coming soon!
The immense talent and creativity in the Sherlock fandom is always astonishing, and this is another perfect example of that fact!
ICYMI - We’re delighted to announce the return of our exclusive Sherlock episode trailers with our movie style (and spoiler-free!) trailer for S3E1: The Empty Hearse, created for us by the exceptionally talented Lee Dawson.
If you weren’t able to see Martin Freeman and Amanda Abbington being bamboozled by Derren Brown on Channel 4’s Stand Up to Cancer telethon last night, you can watch the full thing above!
On this day…
October 17 1492 - Columbus sights the isle of San Salvador.
October 17 1662 - England’s King Charles II sells Dunkirk to the French.
October 17 1860 – The world of Golf sees The Open Championship played for the first time.
October 17 1917 - Britain bombs Germany for the first time in World War I.
October 17 1931 - Al Capone is convicted of income tax evasion.
October 17 1957 - Queen Elizabeth & Prince Philip visit the White House for the first time.
October 17 1979 - Mother Teresa is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
October 17 2006 - The United States population reaches 300 million.
We’re pleased to say the October Sherlock Anagram Wallpaper is available to solve!
As usual Easy or Hard modes are available to unlock and download your desktop calendar.
Both answers relate to the pixelated image above in some way. You will of course have to use your skills of deduction to arrange the letters into the correct order to solve the Sherlock related anagram to gain access to the wallpaper download.