Sherlock Season 3 Cast List

Running for three episodes of around 90 minutes each, season 3 of Sherlock aired in 2014 on PBS Masterpiece in the US and BBC One in the UK.

In certain countries, Sherlock is also available to watch online via the movie and TV series streaming service Netflix.

Cast List

Character – Actor/Actress

Sherlock Holmes – Benedict Cumberbatch (Star Trek Into Darkness, Parade’s End, War Horse, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies)

Dr John Watson – Martin Freeman (Fargo, ‘The Hobbit’ movies, The Office, Hardware)

Mrs Hudson – Una Stubbs (Mist: Sheepdog Tales, The Worst Witch, Worzel Gummidge, Till Death Us Do Part)

DI Lestrade – Rupert Graves (The White Queen, Garrow’s Law, Scott & Bailey, The Forsyte Saga)

Molly Hooper – Louise Brealey (The Gil Mayo Mysteries, Bleak House, Casualty)

Mycroft Holmes – Mark Gatiss (Mapp and Lucia, Clone, Nighty Night, The League of Gentlemen)

Mary Morstan – Amanda Abbington (Mr Selfridge, Case Histories, After You’ve Gone, Picking up the Pieces)

Charles Augustus Magnussen – Lars Mikkelsen (The Team, Borgen, Those Who Kill, The Killing)



Director – Jeremy Lovering (Episode 1)

Director – Colm McCarthy (Episode 2)

Director – Nick Hurran (Episode 3)

Writer – Mark Gatiss

Writer – Steve Thompson

Writer – Steven Moffat

In July of 2014, the BBC announced the hit detective drama would indeed be returning for a fourth series, plus a special bonus episode. Sherlock’s season 4 premiere date is currently expected to be set for sometime in early 2016.