A group of teenage misfits makes Sherlock Holmes a subplot in Netflix’s ‘The Irregulars’

Sherlock Holmes may be the smartest man in London, but in Netflix’s new series, five street urchins are the true geniuses. “The Irregulars,” premiering Friday, returns 221B Baker Street to Victorian England, this time with a supernatural element that has thrown the detective’s world upside down. But where recent adaptations of Arthur Conan Doyle’s novels have put Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr. and Jonny Lee Miller front and center, “The Irregulars” is more focused on London’s street kids: strong-headed Bea (Thaddea Graham), younger sister Jessie (Darci Shaw) and her nightmares, Billy …

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