Sherlock Holmes fans have gathered to attempt a world record
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Fans attempt Sherlock record to restore Conan Doyle home

In one of the more obscure world record attempts to be seen in London, a group of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle fans has tried to gather the largest ever number of people dressed as Sherlock Holmes in one room.

The event was held at University College London to help raise funds to restore and convert the former home of Conan Doyle in Hindhead, Surrey.

BBC London Correspondent Gareth Furby talks to historian Neil Clark.

  • 22 Jul 2014