Celia Walden reveals in the Daily Telegraph that in the forthcoming BBC series Sherlock Holmes, the master detective will, for the first time, be seen without his pipe. How utterly pathetic.
What other changes have the anti-smoking fanatics got in store for us? Columbo portrayed him as a non-smoking, shell-suited fitness fanatic? Maigret transformed into a pro-biotic drink guzzling member of ASH?