8. Cumberbatch says it took quite a long time to get used to playing modern Sherlock again, because his character in the Victorian episode was quite different.
“There was such an excuse for complete renovation and innovation with the Victorian Sherlock. I don’t know what the time gap has been. It’s been something like three years since we played ourselves fully in the 21st-century version we created.
“It took me a while to get used to it.”