“One is asked a lot in interviews in the press about fans and fandom and the first question that is always asked is “How many freaky fans are there? Are people really unusual? Do you get stalked?” And I feel really passionately that people who are fans of stuff can be extraordinarily creative and it’s an outlet for people. And it’s about love. It’s about having an absolute passion for something and it’s totally without cynicism and something that I think the media could learn from and I think the idea that people can gather in a room and be really positive about something is amazing.”
Andrew Scott being amazing about fans and fandom at Sherlocked.
“She is the mother figure in many many ways. Una has known me since I was born. She’s friends with my mum and dad. She is the mother figure of the mother ship. She’s 221B’s captain really. She’s extraordinary as a human being, an actress and as a character and it’s just a joy having her there. She’s a beam of twinkly, very naughty light. We just love her.”
Benedict Cumberbatch at Sherlocked discussing the legendary Una Stubbs
There is a brilliant Detective, with a strange name, who solves bizarre mysteries, who is tall, and alien from everyone else – and by this Detective’s side is a Partner of the same gender, who can kick butt, helps the Detective relate to the world around them, and who has a very normal name – and oh yes, they are in love.