Toby Jones Confirmed To Star In Sherlock Season 4

Toby Jones (The Secret Agent) will join Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman in episode two of the new three part series of Sherlock, which starts filming today. The director for episode two will be Nick Hurran, who was nominated for an Emmy for His Last Vow in series three.

Co-creator and writer Steven Moffat, said: “Delighted to have Toby Jones on board, bringing to life one of Doyle’s finest villains.”

Series four of Sherlock promises more laughter, tears, shocks, surprises, and will begin with Doctor Watson and his wife, Mary, preparing for their biggest challenge yet: becoming parents!

Steven Moffat and his co-creator Mark Gatiss said: “Ghosts of the past are rising in the lives of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson bringing adventure, romance and terror in their wake. This is the story we’ve been telling from the beginning. A story about to reach its climax…”

The most recent case for Sherlock, The Abominable Bride which aired on New Year’s Day, was the most watched programme over the festive period with 11.6 million viewers and the highest-ever audience share for a Sherlock episode.