At one moment it almost seems as though he is about to respond with a cry of ‘Watson’, but then he stops himself. Brett explained: ‘That was deliberate. It wasn’t in the script but I just wanted to show that Holmes had affections for Watson and for a fleeting second they almost get the better of his practical mind. But they don’t. [Large Brett grin.] It is a moment.’
“Jeremy Brett, rising star and casual man about town.” New Heartthrob According to Sir Laurence Olivier, who knows a good actor when he sees him, Jeremy Brett may develop into the younger generation’s.