Published On: Mon, May 27th, 2013

‘Mr Selfridge’ star Amanda Abbington talks ‘Sherlock’ season 3 relationships, Mary Morstan rumors

Mr Selfridge star Amanda Abbington, who has joined the BBC hit show Sherlock for season 3, praises her two co-stars Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch.

Talking with the Radio Times (via Primetime on May 27) says they are amazing in their dynamic relationship.

support amanda abbington play mary sherlock season 3“Working with Martin on Sherlock is really quite inspiring, ’cause he’s so good at his job. And he and Ben have this fantastic chemistry. Coming into Sherlock you have to up your game, ’cause they’re so good together.”

Abbington is rumored to be playing Mary Morstan, the future wife of John Watson, so she had a bit of fun with all of the noise. This didn’t sit well with many Sherlock fans, see photo and more below.

“Well, was I marrying [lovelorn pathologist] Molly maybe? I put that [idea] on Twitter and they all went mad, all the little Sherlock nuts. Not mad. They’re very sweet girls. But there is a fandom…”

The Britisih star discusses her work on Case Histories as well as her recent financial troubles. Check out the full interview here

Abbington, who plays Mrs Mardle in the hit ITV period drama Mr Selfridge which is set to return for a season 2 later this year.

The site is “We Support Amanda Abbington” Playing Mary in Sherlock and fans counter the death threats and shocking insults hurled towards the actress. More here at their site.

photo: http://flittingthroughfandoms.tumblr.com/post/48816514004/incase-you-didnt-know-amanda-abbington-martin

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