Sherlock Holmes is one of the most popular fictional characters of all time. Bonnie MacBird talks about why he is so popular and how he’s been able to hold our attention for so long.
Jeffrey Masters talks to Bonnie MacBird and her new Sherlock Holmes book, Art in the Blood.
Bio: Bonnie MacBird was born and raised in San Francisco and fell in love with Sherlock Holmes by reading the canon at age ten. She attended Stanford University, earning a BA in Music and an MA in Film. Her long Hollywood career includes feature film development exec at Universal, the original screenplay for the movie TRON, three Emmy Awards for documentary writing and producing, numerous produced plays and musicals, and theatre credits as an actor and director. In addition to her work in entertainment, Bonnie teaches a popular screenwriting class at UCLA Extension, as well as being an accomplished water-colourist. She is a regular speaker on writing, creativity, and Sherlock Holmes. She lives in Los Angeles, with frequent trips to London.