Last night Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman (Sherlock and Watson) starred alongside the Leaf dining table in the BBC TV series, Sherlock. The Leaf 14 seater dining table played the role of the villain’s desk, showing a Streep-like ability to take on even the most demanding role. Asked afterwards about the experience of playing in such a stellar cast it remained discretely quiet on the subject. Neither did it choose to comment on the upcoming Oscars, but the nomination for bext supporting surface is known still to be wide open. Watch this space!