Cut and pasted from the Metro website:
Lead actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman are still reeling after the success of Sherlock's first series.
Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman were amazed at the series' profound popularity. When the first episode aired in July last year, Benedict remembers sitting with creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat and producer Sue Vertue in Moffat's garden. 'All the twittery stuff started to happen,' he said. 'We were trending, which is apparently brilliant, and by the end of it I thought there would be people abseiling into the garden just to have a peek at us because this thing had exploded that night. It was thrilling. There was an amazing feeling of love for it. Of course, it had its detractors and it would be weird if it didn't, but the feeling was one of great goodwill.'
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