Nicholas Meyer, author of “The Seven Percent Solution,” returns to Sherlock Holmes with “The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols.” In this interview with host Richard Wolinsky, he also discusses his work in film and television, and specifically his work in the Star Trek universe.
Nicholas Meyer is a screenwriter and director. Among his directorial works are “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan,” “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country,” “Time After Time” and the lauded TV film “The Day After.” He’s written several screenplays, including “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home,” and worked on the first season of “Star Trek: Discovery” and the first season of the Netflix series “The Medicis.”
“The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols” takes Sherlock Holmes to Budapest and Odessa as he searches for the forger behind the infamous Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion. This adventure, which takes place in 1905, falls into a period during which the activities of Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes are unknown.
An extended 45 minute version of this interview can be found as a Radio Wolinsky podcast.