Anonymous asked: What are each of your dream roles? What's a role you would never want to play?

Watson:  (blushes)

Holmes:  (smiling)  No, go on.  Tell the nice lady.

Watson:  It’s embarrassing.

Holmes:  If you don’t, I will.

Watson:  Oh, all right!  I’ve always wanted to play a superhero.  Any superhero.  Sadly, that’s not looking too likely these days.

Holmes:  Why on earth not?

Watson:  I’m a bit long in the tooth for the tights, Sherlock.

Holmes:  Nonsense.  Robert was older than you when he played Iron Man the first time.

Watson:  I’m too short.

Holmes:  See above, re: Robert.  

Watson:  As for never, well — if I never play a mild-mannered nonthreatening man in a romantic comedy again, I’ll die happy.

Holmes:  I’ve always wanted to play a famous scientist in a biopic.

Watson:  Which one?

Holmes:  Oh, I don’t know.  So many scientists deserve the biopic treatment.  Tesla, perhaps.  He is fascinating.

Watson:  I bet I can guess what role you’d never want.

Holmes:  Yes, I imagine you can.

Watson:  You see, Sherlock is offered parts in period dramas at least once a month and he turns them all down.

Holmes:  I don’t know why they keep asking.

Watson:  Have you looked in the mirror lately?  You absolutely scream “historical,” Sherlock.  You were born to wear breeches and powdered wigs.

Holmes:  I’ll pass, thanks.

Watson:  Pity.  I rather like those period costumes.  Oh, bugger - I just had a vision of you playing Valmont in a remake of “Dangerous Liaisons.”  I think I’m going to pass out.

Holmes:  I never said I wouldn’t wear the clothes for you.  Just as long as I’m not being a) paid or b) filmed.

Watson:  Anyone got a paper bag I can breathe into?

[in which “Performance” John and Sherlock Answer Your Questions.  Submit to the Askbox, click the “ask john and sherlock” tag to see other questions and answers.]

20 August 2011 ·

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