[Sherlock cocreators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss] were quite keen not to invent anybody new. They’re both huge Conan Doyle fan boys and they just didn’t want a regular who wasn’t from canon. And then they felt that she might have more mileage in her. Molly’s wheedled her way in there! In her white coat! - Louise Brealey [x]
"I often stop when I’m doing something, in the middle of rehearsals or some other job, and I try to take a minute to think ‘Okay, this might be as good as it gets, so drink it in, appreciate it now’. So far, I’ve been lucky because another job has always come along to equal the last."