27 episodes

A brand new crime fiction podcast series bringing together the very best super-sleuths from literature and television. Each episode Mark Billingham is joined by a set of two brand new guests from the worlds of TV and books.

A Stab In The Dark: A UKTV Original Crime Podcast with Mark Billingham UKTV

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A brand new crime fiction podcast series bringing together the very best super-sleuths from literature and television. Each episode Mark Billingham is joined by a set of two brand new guests from the worlds of TV and books.

    Traces Special - Amelia Bullmore, Laura Fraser and Val McDermid

    Traces Special - Amelia Bullmore, Laura Fraser and Val McDermid

    In this brand-new episode, award-winning crime writer Mark Billingham talks to actress and screenwriter Amelia Bullmore about Alibi's stunning new original drama series, Traces. Throughout the episode, Amelia tells us about the inspiration for the show, and how she immersed herself into the world of forensic science. Elsewhere, our man with the spyglass, Paul Hirons, talks to one of the show's stars, Laura Fraser, and Mark chats to one of the most critically acclaimed crime writers in the world, Val McDermid, about her role in the show. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 40 min
    John Connolly and William Boyle

    John Connolly and William Boyle

    In this week’s episode, award-winning crime writer Mark Billingham talks to best-selling, award-winning Irish author John Connolly. Throughout the episode, John talks about the history of Irish crime writing, the mash-up of crime and the supernatural and how to handle instant success. He also talks about his upcoming non-fiction projects, and delves into the power of nostalgia. Also in this episode, Our Man With The Spyglass, Paul Hirons, talks to one of the rising stars of American crime fiction, William Boyle. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 56 min
    The Bridge's Sofia Helin

    The Bridge's Sofia Helin

    In this episode, our man with the spyglass - Paul Hirons - meets and talks to Sofia Helin, the star of top-rating Nordic Noir The Bridge, which returns to our screen for a final, fourth series. During her conversation, Sofia reveals what it takes to play iconic character Saga Norén and how hard it was to say goodbye to a character that has captured the imagination around the globe. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 26 min
    Twin Peaks - Sherilyn Fenn

    Twin Peaks - Sherilyn Fenn

    In this special mini episode our man with the spyglass - Paul Hirons - talks to actress Sherilyn Fenn about her role as the iconic Audrey Horne in Twin Peaks and Twin Peaks: The Return. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 18 min
    A Year of Crime

    A Year of Crime

    In this special, seasonal episode of A Stab In The Dark, award-winning crime writer Mark Billingham welcomes fellow award-winning crime writers Christopher Brookmyre, Susi Holliday and Martyn Waites to discuss 2017's best crime books and crime drama, as well as rising trends and the names to watch out for in 2018. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 52 min
    Karin Slaughter and Steve Mosby

    Karin Slaughter and Steve Mosby

    S2 E9 - In this week’s episode, award-winning crime writer Mark Billingham talks to best-selling American writer, Karin Slaughter. Throughout the episode, Karin talks about her roots in America’s Deep South and how her hometown of Atlanta has changed; how the writing from the region and some of the true-life cases have influenced her work; the continuing fascination with serial killers; her new book The Good Daughter; and boob sweat. Yes, boob sweat. Elsewhere, our man with the spyglass, Paul Hirons, talks to British novelist Steve Mosby at the Theakston’s Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival at Harrogate.

    A Stab in the Dark is a UKTV Original production and is produced by Paul Hirons, Joel Porter and John Lemon.

    For more info: http://uktv.co.uk/astabinthedark For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 43 min

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