Stephen Fry held after man was ‘nutted’ outside Sherlock Holmes convention.

stephen-fry Two-fisted. Fry confronts journalists shortly before last night’s ill-fated convention

Actor and comedian, Stephen Fry, was being held in an East London police cell last night after an altercation outside a Whitechapel venue where a convention of fans of the victorian sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, had taken place earlier in the evening.

Following the disturbance, a 46-year-old man was taken to hospital with a suspected broken nose after Fry had allegedly head-butted him following a disagreement about the sub-plot of the iconic Holmes mystery: The Sign of Four.

An eye-witness to the alleged attack told reporters: “The evening had gone really well. We’d had a couple of guest speakers and then a showing of the 1939 version of The Hound of The Baskervilles starring Basil Rathbone.

“At the end of the evening, we all went to the bar for a drink. It was then that I noticed Stephen Fry and this…

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