About Us

Welcome to Baker Street Studios – the natural home of all things murder mystery. Baker Street Studios is the umbrella company for a number of murder mystery related divisions. Enquiries are equally welcome from individuals and the trade alike.

Breese Books

The world’s largest publisher of new Sherlock Holmes murder mystery books. Started in 1992 by the late Martin Breese, and taken over in 2004 by Baker Street Studios, the company is devoted to delivering high quality pastiche Sherlock Holmes adventures in the style of Conan Doyle. To date there are around 50 books in the collection by authors such as Val Andrews and John Hall, both respected Holmesians, and this number is increasing by several new publications each year.

Detective Tours

Bespoke tours throughout the United Kingdom to places of film and television interest, often with a murder mystery theme. Whether it be a special treat for an individual or a coach party we will provide expert guides, who have usually been involved with the filming themselves, for such productions as Midsomer Murdrs, Inspector Morse, Lewis, Endeavour, Foyles’ War, Harry Potter, James Bond, Dad’s Army, Poirot, Sherlock Holmes etc.

Inspector Morse Society

The Inspector Morse Society, founded in 1995, is the official and only recognised society for the Inspector Morse enthusiast (and not forgetting Lewis and Endeavour fans as well!)

Irregular Special Players

Providing period costume Sherlock Holmes murder mystery events for over 20 years throughout the United Kingdom and even as far as the United States. Whether it be for a private party in your house, on a steam train, a boat, at a National Trust property, a hotel chain such as Warner Leisure for 350 persons we have performed there. Using Equity actors and members of the Sherlock Holmes Society we can guarantee a murder to remember.

Irregular Special Press

Irregular Special Press is an independent publisher of both fiction and non-fiction books. The majority of the fiction books are printed under the Breese Books imprint and written in the style of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The factual books include a range of location guides, poetry and other murder mystery related topics.

Irregular Special Press also undertake commissions for short print runs for private individuals including newsletters and journals for societies, local interest groups and village magazines.