We’ve already deduced the location and the time of this: BBC building, at around 8:35 in the morning.
But where does this put us timeline wise?
Well, according to the Regents Street Twitter, those flags are not there any more. This was taken on the 19th of Feb:
So now we have evidence that not only are these original images, but they’re not current, which points towards what I originally thought - setlock took these photos in advance. The Union flags were up in June or July during 2016 to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday.
Since it’s kind of hard to see, here’s another shot taken from the Regents street twitter on the 29th of January (lol):
The flags aren’t there. I don’t know how anyone can possibly believe that these Twitters aren’t legit, because this points to meticulous planning at least one year in advance.
So, where else do we see those flags? Quite notably during TLD:
We’ve had Jim reference T6T:
Followed by this, no less:
Y’know, hinting that T6T is a lie- and then we have Sherlock referencing the union flags possibly hinting towards towards TLD but I suspect it’s hinting towards the beginning of ‘s4′ content for the Twitters. Which means we’re getting somewhere. Which means there’s a story, here.