Sherlock Season 5 Release Date, (TV Series) Cast, Trailer, Plot

All the mysterious crime drama series lovers have been waiting for Sherlock Season 5 release date but the show-makers aren’t showing any interest regarding the show’s renewal for a fifth season. The British crime comedy series is based on one of the the greatest mystery novel Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle that follows a clever detective who is solving the unsolved mysteries of modern London. His level of thinking starts exactly from the place where rest of the detectives stopped thinking, and this attitude helps him tackling the crooked secrets of vicious criminals. Let’s find out when will Sherlock season 5 come?

Sherlock Season 5 Release Date and Time

Sherlock Season 5 is not yet confirmed by the series makers or BBC yet. Neither the show has been renewed nor it has been cancelled. The latest update was given by series creator Steven Moffat who told in an interview that he had plotted season 5 of Sherlock Holmes with Mark Gatiss. Even though, the script has been ready for the new season but Steven doesn’t show any interest in continuing the series due to the conflicting schedules of Cumberbatch.

If the show gets an official renewal in Feb 2022 then we can expect Sherlock Holmes Season 5 to be release around fall 2022. Some reports also claimed that the show wasn’t cancelled like Queen of the South season 6. Moreover, a potential fifth season is in the air according to a report Digital Spy.

How many seasons of Sherlock are there?

There are a total of four seasons of Sherlock TV series with the first season premiered in 2010, second in 2012, third in 2014, and fourth in 2017. A season 5 might also arrive in the near future.

Sherlock Season 5 TV series BBC Cast


  • Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes
  • Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson
  • Andrew Scott as Jim Moriarty
  • Louise Brealey as Molly Hooper
  • Amanda Abbington as Mary Watson
  • Vinette Robinson as Sgt Sally Donovan
  • Mark Gatiss as Mycroft Holmes
  • Tanya Moodie as Ella
  • Una Stubbs as Mrs. Hudson
  • Lindsay Duncan as Lady Smallwood
  • Yasmine Akram as Janine
  • Sian Brooke as Elizabeth
  • David Nellist as Mike Stamford
  • Lara Pulver as Irene Adler
  • Wanda Ventham as Mrs. Holmes
  • Timothy Carlton as Dad
  • Rupert Graves as DI Lestrade
  • Paul Chequer as DI Dimmock
  • Tom Brooke as Bill Wiggins
  • Ed Birch as Tom
  • Jonathan Aris as Anderson
  • Phil Davis as Jeff
  • Lisa McAllister as Anthea
  • Zoe Telford as Sarah
  • Adam Greaves-Neal as Billy
  • Honor Kneafsey as Girl on Plane

What will happen in Sherlock Season 5?

The criminal mastermind John Clay will play a major role in the upcoming 5th season of Sherlock Holmes series. He will cause trouble for Sherlock and Dr. Watson when they are enjoying their holidays and held their family members captive to take the showdown to another level. Will Sherlock take out himself and others from this intense situation?


The BBC series is based on the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle that involves a young detective named Sherlock who is solving the crime mysteries in 21st century London with his hilarious doctor partner.

Lakshya Kaushik

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