3:24 pm - 03/27/2013

Amanda Abbington joins the cast of Sherlock Series 3

Martin Freeman's real-life partner Amanda Abbington has joined the cast of Sherlock Series Three, becoming the first officially named new cast member.

While her character remains a mystery at present, her role is described as someone  'that significantly impacts upon the lives of John Watson and Sherlock Holmes.'

Amanda's character features in S3E1: The Empty Hearse, which is currently filming. There is no word if the character will recur in any other episodes.

News of Amanda's casting was revealed by the BBC One Twitter account, and was retweeted by members of the cast and crew including Mark Gatiss.


wentwarth 27th-Mar-2013 04:47 pm (UTC)
They should send him and Molly to America and superior Holmes. He can work in NYPD with Gregson.
bodyline 27th-Mar-2013 04:48 pm (UTC)
I would be down for that so much. Gregson and Lestrade would be hilarious.
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